Affordable Housing In Prairie Farm
Barron County, Wisconsin

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Prairie Farm

Scott Terrace

124 Parker St W
Prairie Farm, Wisconsin
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Pioneer Housing

123 W Hepburn St
Prairie Farm, Wisconsin
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Prairie Farm

Housing Authority Programs
Barron County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Prairie Farm, Wisconsin

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 16 affordable apartments for rent in Prairie Farm, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Prairie Farm, Wisconsin

Prairie Farm features 16 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Prairie Farm, Wisconsin

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Prairie Farm.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Prairie Farm, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Prairie Farm landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Prairie Farm.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Prairie Farm, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Prairie Farm, Wisconsin Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Prairie Farm, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $529 $557 $734 $993 $1,026
Prairie Farm, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $501 to $613 $661 to $807 $894 to $1,092 $923 to $1,129

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Prairie Farm, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 16
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 16
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Prairie Farm is a city in Barron County, Wisconsin with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Prairie Farm are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Prairie Farm

The median gross income for households in Prairie Farm is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Prairie Farm

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Prairie Farm, the AMI is calculated from all households within Barron County.

In Prairie Farm, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,200

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Prairie Farm

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Prairie Farm

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Prairie Farm AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,100 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Prairie Farm AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,150 $28,750 $32,350 $35,900 $38,800 $41,650 $44,550 $47,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Prairie Farm AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,250 $46,000 $51,750 $57,450 $62,050 $66,650 $71,250 $75,850