Affordable Housing In River Falls
12 Low Income Apartment Communities In River Falls
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in River Falls, Wisconsin
Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.
Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.
Public Housing Agencies Serving River Falls, Wisconsin
|River Falls Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
|West CAP||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in River Falls, Wisconsin
There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 631 affordable apartments for rent in River Falls, Wisconsin.
Income Based Apartments in River Falls, Wisconsin
River Falls features 445 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 River Falls, Wisconsin
There are 186 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in River Falls.
Housing Choice Vouchers in River Falls, Wisconsin
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay River Falls landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in River Falls.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in River Falls, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,196 and $1,462.
2022 River Falls, 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|
|River Falls, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent||$932||$1,078||$1,329||$1,841||$2,145|
|River Falls, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range||$839 to $1,025||$970 to $1,186||$1,196 to $1,462||$1,657 to $2,025||$1,931 to $2,360|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
River Falls, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||12|
|Total Low Income Apartments||631|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||445|
|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|
Population and Household Demographics
River Falls is a city in Pierce 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 River Falls are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in River Falls
The median gross income for households in River Falls is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.
Area Median Income In River Falls
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 River Falls, the AMI is calculated from all households within Pierce County.
In River Falls, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $104,900
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 River Falls
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 River Falls
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the River Falls AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the River Falls AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the River Falls AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.