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Affordable Housing In Sauk County
Wisconsin

40 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sauk County

Park Place Senior

305 E Main St
Reedsburg, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+

Howard Wynne Villa

1300 19th Street
Reedsburg, Wisconsin
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

The Lutheran Home

717 Jefferson St
Baraboo, Wisconsin
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cherrywood Apartments

709 Kerst Rd
Westfield, Wisconsin

Donahue Terrace

227 1st Ave
Baraboo, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Delton Commons Apartments Homes

1197 Bunker Dr
Baraboo, Wisconsin

Baraboo Court

1119 12th St
Baraboo, Wisconsin

Park Ridge Apartments

1101 Silver Dr
Baraboo, Wisconsin

The Villages

850 Plum St
Reedsburg, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Elder Locke Manor

1250 19th Street
Reedsburg, Wisconsin

Housing Authorities that serve Sauk County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sauk County, Wisconsin

There are 40 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,188 affordable apartments for rent in Sauk County, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Sauk County, Wisconsin

Sauk County features 518 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 Sauk County, Wisconsin

There are 658 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sauk County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sauk County, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sauk County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Sauk County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sauk County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $744 and $910.

2021 Sauk 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
Sauk County, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $589 $677 $827 $1,110 $1,141
Sauk County, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $530 to $648 $609 to $745 $744 to $910 $999 to $1,221 $1,027 to $1,255

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Sauk County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 40
Total Low Income Apartments 1,188
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 518
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.76%
Average Renter Household Size 2.21
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $51,055 ±$1,283
Median Rent $731 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.61% ± 4.11pp
Total Population 62,992

Population and Household Demographics

Sauk County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 62,992. There are 25,331 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 30.76% of households in Sauk County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sauk County

The median gross income for households in Sauk County is $51,055 a year, or $4,255 a month. The median rent for the county is $731 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sauk County, a household making less than $2,437 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.61% of households who rent are overburdened in Sauk County.

Area Median Income In Sauk 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 Sauk County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,500

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 Sauk 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 Sauk County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sauk County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,250 $17,400 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Sauk County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,400 $29,000 $32,650 $36,250 $39,150 $42,050 $44,950 $47,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Sauk County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,600 $46,400 $52,200 $58,000 $62,650 $67,300 $71,950 $76,600

Cities In Sauk County

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City Served By
Baraboo The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Baraboo are the Baraboo Community Development Authority and Sauk County Housing Authority.
Bear Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bear Creek is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Bluffview The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bluffview is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Dellona The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dellona is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Delton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Delton is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Excelsior The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Excelsior is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Fairfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairfield is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Franklin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Franklin is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Freedom The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Freedom is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Greenfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenfield is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Honey Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Honey Creek is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Ironton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ironton is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
La Valle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Valle is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Lake Delton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Delton is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Lime Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lime Ridge is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Loganville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Loganville is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Merrimac The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Merrimac is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
North Freedom The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Freedom is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Plain The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plain is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Prairie Du Sac The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prairie Du Sac is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Reedsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reedsburg is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Rock Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rock Springs is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Sauk City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sauk City are the Sauk City Housing Authority and Sauk County Housing Authority.
Spring Green The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Green is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Sumpter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sumpter is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Troy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Troy is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Washington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washington is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
West Baraboo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Baraboo is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Westfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westfield is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Winfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winfield is the Sauk County Housing Authority.
Woodland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodland is the Sauk County Housing Authority.