Affordable Housing In Sturgeon Bay
6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sturgeon Bay
Housing Authorities that serve Sturgeon Bay
|Door County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 400 affordable apartments for rent in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
Income Based Apartments in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Sturgeon Bay features 360 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 Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
There are 40 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sturgeon Bay.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sturgeon Bay landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Sturgeon Bay.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $732 and $894.
2020 Sturgeon 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$551||$670||$813||$1,044||$1,152|
|Payment Standard Range||$496 to $606||$603 to $737||$732 to $894||$940 to $1,148||$1,037 to $1,267|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Sturgeon Bay, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||6|
|Total Low Income Apartments||400|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||360|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||35.23%|
|Average Renter Household Size||1.65|
|Average Household Size||2.01|
|Median Household Income||$46,906 ±$4,145|
|Median Rent||$658 ±$43|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||39.38% ± 9.39pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Sturgeon Bay is a city in Door County, Wisconsin with a population of 9,043. There are 4,397 households in the city with an average household size of 2.01 persons. 35.23% of households in Sturgeon Bay are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Sturgeon Bay
The median gross income for households in Sturgeon Bay is $46,906 a year, or $3,909 a month. The median rent for the city is $658 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sturgeon Bay, a household making less than $2,193 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Sturgeon Bay.
Area Median Income In Sturgeon 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 Sturgeon Bay, the AMI is calculated from all households within Door County.
In Sturgeon Bay, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,500
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 Sturgeon 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 Sturgeon Bay
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$15,650||$17,900||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$26,100||$29,800||$33,550||$37,250||$40,250||$43,250||$46,200||$49,200|
|80% of Median||$41,750||$47,700||$53,650||$59,600||$64,400||$69,150||$73,950||$78,700|