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Affordable Housing In Richland County
Wisconsin

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Richland County

Richland County Housing

975 W Seminary St
Richland Center, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Tom Woodman Villa

1701 Woodland Circle
Richland Center, Wisconsin
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Richland Center Wha

1480 Wedgewood Dr
Richland Center, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Ada James Place

1000 Parkview Dr
Richland Center, Wisconsin
Accepts Vouchers

Richland Hills Apartments

701 W Seminary St
Richland Center, Wisconsin

Woodbury Village Apartments

1690 Wedgewood Dr
Richland Center, Wisconsin
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Richland County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Richland County, Wisconsin

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 240 affordable apartments for rent in Richland County, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Richland County, Wisconsin

Richland County features 200 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 Richland County, Wisconsin

There are 40 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Richland County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Richland County, Wisconsin

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

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

2020 Richland 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 $478 $571 $734 $959 $994
Payment Standard Range $430 to $526 $514 to $628 $661 to $807 $863 to $1,055 $895 to $1,093

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Richland County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 240
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 200
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.07%
Average Renter Household Size 1.94
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $44,810 ±$1,853
Median Rent $589 ±$49
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.76% ± 6.23pp
Total Population 17,746

Population and Household Demographics

Richland County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 17,746. There are 7,547 households in the county with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 27.07% of households in Richland County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Richland County

The median gross income for households in Richland County is $44,810 a year, or $3,734 a month. The median rent for the county is $589 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Richland County, a household making less than $1,963 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.76% of households who rent are overburdened in Richland County.

Area Median Income In Richland 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 Richland County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,200

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 Richland 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 Richland County

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

Cities In Richland County

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City Served By
Akan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Akan is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Bloom The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloom is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Boaz The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boaz is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Buena Vista The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Buena Vista is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Cazenovia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cazenovia is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Dayton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dayton is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Eagle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eagle is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Forest The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forest is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Gotham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gotham is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Henrietta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Henrietta is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Ithaca The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ithaca is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Lone Rock The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lone Rock is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Marshall The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marshall is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Orion The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orion is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Richland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richland is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Richland Center The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Richland Center are the Richland Center Housing Authority and Richland County Housing Authority.
Richwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richwood is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Rockbridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rockbridge is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Sextonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sextonville is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Sylvan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sylvan is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Viola The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Viola is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Westford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westford is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Willow The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Willow is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Yuba The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yuba is the Richland County Housing Authority.