Affordable Housing In Shullsburg
Lafayette County, Wisconsin

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Shullsburg

Silver Lane Apartments

201 Hellers Ct
Shullsburg, Wisconsin

Meadowwood Manor

520 W Estey St
Shullsburg, Wisconsin
Accepts Vouchers

Midtowne Terrace Ap

405 E Truth St
Shullsburg, Wisconsin
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Shullsburg

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Shullsburg, Wisconsin

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 44 affordable apartments for rent in Shullsburg, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Shullsburg, Wisconsin

Shullsburg features 16 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 Shullsburg, Wisconsin

There are 28 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Shullsburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Shullsburg, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Shullsburg, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Shullsburg, 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 $465 $555 $714 $890 $984
Payment Standard Range $419 to $512 $500 to $611 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $886 to $1,082

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Shullsburg, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 44
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 16
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.53%
Average Renter Household Size 1.86
Average Household Size 2.18
Median Household Income $41,016 ±$5,122
Median Rent $511 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50% ± 15.22pp
Total Population 1,115

Population and Household Demographics

Shullsburg is a City in Lafayette County, Wisconsin with a population of 1,115. There are 511 households in the city with an average household size of 2.18 persons. 30.53% of households in Shullsburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Shullsburg

The median gross income for households in Shullsburg is $41,016 a year, or $3,418 a month. The median rent for the city is $511 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Shullsburg, a household making less than $1,703 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50% of households who rent are overburdened in Shullsburg.1

Area Median Income In Shullsburg

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 Shullsburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lafayette County.

In Shullsburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,900

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 Shullsburg

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 Shullsburg

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