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Affordable Housing In Racine County
Wisconsin

58 Low Income Apartment Communities In Racine County

Durand Plaza

3003 Durand Ave
Racine, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accessible
62+

Lighthouse Point Townhomes

500 Shelbourne Ct
Racine, Wisconsin
$1153
3 BR

Fox Crossing Apartments

Burlington Bypass
Burlington, Wisconsin

Chapel Terrace Town Homes

273 Chapel Ter
Burlington, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
3 BR
Subsidized

Mount Pleasant Place

5820 Lincoln Village Drive
Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin
62+

Marian Housing Center

4105 Spring St
Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Wanda Frogg Villa

524 Summit Avenue
Burlington, Wisconsin
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Willowwood Apartments

4321 Durand Ave
Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

The Home Company

1204 Schiller St
Racine, Wisconsin
Subsidized

South Willow Apartments

1840 Roosevelt Ave
Racine, Wisconsin
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Racine County

Housing Authority Programs
Racine County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Racine County, Wisconsin

There are 58 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,020 affordable apartments for rent in Racine County, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Racine County, Wisconsin

Racine County features 1,594 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 Racine County, Wisconsin

There are 1,426 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Racine County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Racine County, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Racine County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Racine County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Racine County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $779 and $953.

2020 Racine County, 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
Fair Market Rent $564 $663 $866 $1,154 $1,209
Payment Standard Range $508 to $620 $597 to $729 $779 to $953 $1,039 to $1,269 $1,088 to $1,330

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Racine County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 58
Total Low Income Apartments 3,020
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,594
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.15%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $55,584 ±$1,058
Median Rent $783 ±$15
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.05% ± 2.5pp
Total Population 194,895

Population and Household Demographics

Racine County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 194,895. There are 75,183 households in the county with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 30.15% of households in Racine County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Racine County

The median gross income for households in Racine County is $55,584 a year, or $4,632 a month. The median rent for the county is $783 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Racine County, a household making less than $2,610 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Racine County.

Area Median Income In Racine County

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.

In Racine County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,600

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 Racine County

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 Racine County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,150 $18,450 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,950 $30,800 $34,650 $38,450 $41,550 $44,650 $47,700 $50,800
80% of Median $43,050 $49,200 $55,350 $61,500 $66,450 $71,350 $76,300 $81,200

Cities In Racine County

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City Served By
Bohners Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bohners Lake is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Browns Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Browns Lake is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Burlington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burlington is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Caledonia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Caledonia is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Dover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dover is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Eagle Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eagle Lake is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Elmwood Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elmwood Park is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Mount Pleasant The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Pleasant is the Racine County Housing Authority.
North Bay The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Bay is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Norway The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norway is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Racine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Racine is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Raymond The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Raymond is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Rochester The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rochester is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Sturtevant The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sturtevant is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Tichigan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tichigan is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Union Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Union Grove is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Waterford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Waterford is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Wind Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wind Lake is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Wind Point The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wind Point is the Racine County Housing Authority.
Yorkville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yorkville is the Racine County Housing Authority.