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Affordable Housing In Rhinelander
Oneida County, Wisconsin

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rhinelander

Clare Melin Villa

125 W Hill Rd
Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Disabled Supportive Housing

Thelma Woodland Villa

237 W Hill Rd
Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Elderly Supportive Housing

Rhine Haus Highland Estates

1205 Tracy St
Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Cedar Pointe Apartments

807 E Timber Dr
Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Cedar Pointe Apartments II

809 E Timber Dr
Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Sumac Trail Apartments

1313 W Phillip St
Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Disabled Supportive Housing

Westridge Village

1219 W Phillip St
Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Highland Estates II

326 Cranberry Ln
Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Historic West Elementary

309 Maple St
Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Evergreen Manor II - Tax Credit

411 W Phillip St
Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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Housing Authorities that serve Rhinelander

Housing Authority Programs
Rhinelander Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rhinelander, Wisconsin

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 301 affordable apartments for rent in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Rhinelander features 189 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 Rhinelander, Wisconsin

There are 112 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rhinelander.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rhinelander, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rhinelander landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Rhinelander.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rhinelander, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $695 and $849.

2020 Rhinelander, 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 $523 $677 $772 $1,040 $1,177
Payment Standard Range $471 to $575 $609 to $745 $695 to $849 $936 to $1,144 $1,059 to $1,295

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Rhinelander, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 301
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 189
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38%
Average Renter Household Size 2.03
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $34,355 ±$4,745
Median Rent $757 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.82% ± 12.46pp
Total Population 7,583

Population and Household Demographics

Rhinelander is a city in Oneida County, Wisconsin with a population of 7,583. There are 3,216 households in the city with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 38% of households in Rhinelander are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rhinelander

The median gross income for households in Rhinelander is $34,355 a year, or $2,863 a month. The median rent for the city is $757 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rhinelander, a household making less than $2,523 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Rhinelander.

Area Median Income In Rhinelander

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 Rhinelander, the AMI is calculated from all households within Oneida County.

In Rhinelander, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,400

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 Rhinelander

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 Rhinelander

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,900 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,800 $28,350 $31,900 $35,400 $38,250 $41,100 $43,900 $46,750
80% of Median $39,700 $45,350 $51,000 $56,650 $61,200 $65,750 $70,250 $74,800