. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Sister Bay, Wisconsin - Affordable Housing Online

Blackstone Harbor Apartments

10525 Judith Blazer Dr
Sister Bay, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
1-3 BR

Bayview Terrace

215 Mill Rd
Sister Bay, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
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There are 24 low-income apartments in Sister Bay that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 24 low-income homes in Sister Bay where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $429 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 2nd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Sister Bay, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Door County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Sister Bay.

Sister Bay, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Sister Bay, Wisconsin

Sister Bay features 24 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 Sister Bay, Wisconsin

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sister Bay.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sister Bay, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sister Bay landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Sister Bay.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sister Bay, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $856 and $1,046.

2023 Sister Bay, 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
Sister Bay, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $721 $726 $951 $1,164 $1,288
Sister Bay, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $649 to $793 $653 to $799 $856 to $1,046 $1,048 to $1,280 $1,159 to $1,417

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Sister Bay, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 48
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.25%
Average Renter Household Size 1.29
Average Household Size 1.67
Median Household Income $34,107 ±$5,224
Median Rent $733 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60.28% ± 16.29pp
Total Population 734

Population and Household Demographics

Sister Bay is a city in Door County, Wisconsin with a population of 734. There are 389 households in the city with an average household size of 1.67 persons. 36.25% of households in Sister Bay are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sister Bay

The median gross income for households in Sister Bay is $34,107 a year, or $2,842 a month. The median rent for the city is $733 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sister Bay, a household making less than $2,443 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Sister Bay.

Area Median Income In Sister Bay

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 Sister Bay, the AMI is calculated from all households within Door County.

In Sister Bay, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $91,000

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 Sister Bay

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 Sister Bay

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sister Bay AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,350 $20,950 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Sister Bay AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,500 $34,850 $39,200 $43,550 $47,050 $50,550 $54,050 $57,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Sister Bay AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$48,800 $55,800 $62,750 $69,700 $75,300 $80,900 $86,450 $92,050