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

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Birchwood Apartments

323 Birch St
Strum, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Strum Housing Inc

116 and 117 3rd Ave S
Strum, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Strum Affordable Housing

107 4th Ave N
Strum, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
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There are 30 low-income apartments in Strum that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 16 low-income homes in Strum where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $347 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on April 23rd, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Strum, 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
Housing Authority of Trempealeau County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Strum.

Strum, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Strum, Wisconsin

Strum 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 Strum, Wisconsin

There are 30 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Strum.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Strum, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Strum landlords $200 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Strum.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Strum, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $790 and $966.

2023 Strum, 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
Strum, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $616 $667 $878 $1,175 $1,179
Strum, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $554 to $678 $600 to $734 $790 to $966 $1,058 to $1,293 $1,061 to $1,297

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Strum, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 46
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 16
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.86%
Average Renter Household Size 2.08
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $45,536 ±$8,493
Median Rent $460 ±$104
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.41% ± 19.68pp
Total Population 999

Population and Household Demographics

Strum is a city in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin with a population of 999. There are 402 households in the city with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 28.86% of households in Strum are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Strum

The median gross income for households in Strum is $45,536 a year, or $3,795 a month. The median rent for the city is $460 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Strum, a household making less than $1,533 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.41% of households who rent are overburdened in Strum.

Area Median Income In Strum

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 Strum, the AMI is calculated from all households within Trempealeau County.

In Strum, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,100

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 Strum

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 Strum

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Strum AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,150 $20,750 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Strum AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,250 $34,550 $38,850 $43,150 $46,650 $50,100 $53,550 $57,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Strum AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$48,350 $55,250 $62,150 $69,050 $74,600 $80,100 $85,650 $91,150