Affordable Housing In Richland County

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Richland County

Richland County Housing

975 W Seminary St
Richland Center, WI

Tom Woodman Villa

1701 Woodland Circle
Richland Center, WI
Elderly Supportive Housing

Richland Center Wha

1480 Wedgewood Dr
Richland Center, WI

Ada James Place

1000 Parkview Dr
Richland Center, WI
HCV Welcome

Richland Hills Apartments

701 W Seminary St
Richland Center, WI

Woodbury Village Apartments

1690 Wedgewood Dr
Richland Center, WI
HCV Welcome
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Housing Authorities that serve Richland County

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

Other Housing Authorities located in Richland County

Housing Authority Programs
Richland Center Housing Authority Public Housing

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. Richland County features 200 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 40 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Richland County.

Sourced from federal housing data and 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.1

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 $61,500

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 Richland County 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 $14,350 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,950 $27,400 $30,800 $34,200 $36,950 $39,700 $42,450 $45,150
80% of Median $38,300 $43,800 $49,250 $54,700 $59,100 $63,500 $67,850 $72,250
Fair Market Rents in Richland County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$478 $571 $734 $959 $994

Cities In Richland County

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City Listings Served By
Richland Center 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Richland Center are the Richland Center Housing Authority and Richland County Housing Authority.
Cazenovia 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cazenovia is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Eagle 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eagle is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Marshall 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marshall is the Richland County Housing Authority.
Richland 0
Akan 0
Bloom 0
Boaz 0
Buena Vista 0
Dayton 0
Forest 0
Gotham 0
Henrietta 0
Ithaca 0
Lone Rock 0
Orion 0
Richwood 0
Rockbridge 0
Sextonville 0
Sylvan 0
Viola 0
Westford 0
Willow 0
Yuba 0