Affordable Housing In Taylor County
Wisconsin

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Taylor County

Cedar Court Apartments

617 Cedar St
Medford, WI
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Riverwood Apartments

120 S Well St
Gilman, WI
Subsidized

Rod Becker Villa

645 Maple Ct
Rib Lake, WI
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Future Wisconsin Taylor County

155 E Davlin St
Gilman, WI
Subsidized

Prairie Village

517 W Blackhawk Ave
Stetsonville, WI
Subsidized

Eastwood Apartments

741 Del Rea Ct
Medford, WI
Subsidized

Woodridge Apartments

939 High St
Rib Lake, WI
Subsidized

Ada Deer Manor I

820 River Dr
Medford, WI
HCV Welcome

Ada Deer Manor II

837 N 2nd St
Medford, WI
HCV Welcome

Ada Deer Manor III

821 N 2nd St
Medford, WI
HCV Welcome
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Housing Authorities that serve Taylor County

Housing Authority Programs
Taylor County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Taylor County, Wisconsin

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 194 affordable apartments for rent in Taylor County, Wisconsin. Taylor County features 164 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 30 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Taylor County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Taylor County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 194
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 164
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.91%
Average Renter Household Size 1.85
Average Household Size 2.32
Median Household Income $45,420 ±$1,719
Median Rent $556 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.93% ± 6.62pp
Total Population 20,569

Population and Household Demographics

Taylor County is a County in Wisconsin with a population of 20,569. There are 8,756 households in the county with an average household size of 2.32 persons. 22.91% of households in Taylor County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Taylor County

The median gross income for households in Taylor County is $45,420 a year, or $3,785 a month. The median rent for the county is $556 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Taylor County, a household making less than $1,853 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Taylor County.1

Area Median Income In Taylor 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 Taylor County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,600

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 Taylor 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 Taylor County HUD Rental Assistance in Taylor County

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
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Taylor County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1992 to 1992, 3 low income apartment communities containing 30 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Taylor County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Taylor County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $23,950 $27,400 $30,800 $34,200 $36,950 $39,700 $42,450 $45,150
60% of Median $28,740 $32,880 $36,960 $41,040 $44,340 $47,640 $50,940 $54,180

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Taylor County is $36,960 a year, or $3,080 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,080 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $924 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $599 $642 $770 $889 $993 $1,095
60% $719 $770 $924 $1,067 $1,191 $1,314
Fair Market Rents in Taylor County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$545 $554 $714 $924 $1,028

Cities In Taylor County

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City Listings Served By
Medford 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Medford are the Taylor County Housing Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Rib Lake 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rib Lake are the Taylor County Housing Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Aurora 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aurora is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Browning 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Browning is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Chelsea 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chelsea is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Cleveland 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cleveland is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Deer Creek 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Deer Creek is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Ford 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ford is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Gilman 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gilman is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Goodrich 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Goodrich is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Greenwood 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenwood is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Grover 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grover is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Hammel 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hammel is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Holway 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Holway is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Jump River 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jump River is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Little Black 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Little Black is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Lublin 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lublin is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
McKinley 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McKinley is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Maplehurst 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Maplehurst is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Molitor 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Molitor is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Pershing 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pershing is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Roosevelt 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roosevelt is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Stetsonville 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stetsonville is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Taft 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Taft is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Westboro 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westboro is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Whittlesey 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Whittlesey is the Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.