Affordable Housing In Trempealeau County
Wisconsin

24 Low Income Apartment Communities In Trempealeau County

Parkview Apartments

35777 Chestnut Ave
Independence, WI
Income Based
1-2 BR
62+
Elderly Supportive Housing

Birchwood Apartments

323 Birch St
Strum, WI
Subsidized

Sunrise Manor

612 Sobotta St
Arcadia, WI
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Pine Street Apartments

11849 Pine St
Trempealeau, WI

Woods Edge

Gillmanton St
Independence, WI
HCV Welcome

Northland Strum Apartments

Birch St
Strum, WI
HCV Welcome

Pigeon Falls Apartments

126 Winsand Dr
Pigeon Falls, WI

Galesville Greens Apartments

20514 W Clark Ave
Galesville, WI
Subsidized

Strum Affordable Housing

107 4th Ave N
Strum, WI
HCV Welcome

Northland Whitehall Apartments

S Abrams St
Whitehall, WI
HCV Welcome

There are 24 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 1,467 affordable apartments for rent in Trempealeau County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 311 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Trempealeau County, HUD housing programs support 0 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 1,156 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are cheaper than market rate rents.

Housing Authorities that serve Trempealeau County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin

Trempealeau County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 24
Total Low Income Apartments 1,467
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 311
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.07%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Total Population 29,412
Housing Units 11,796
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $51,077 ±$1,423
Median Rent $647 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.41% ± 2.96pp

Population and Household Demographics

Trempealeau County is a County in Wisconsin with a population of 29,412. There are 11,796 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 27.07% of households in Trempealeau County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Trempealeau County

The median gross income for households in Trempealeau County is $51,077 a year, or $4,256 a month. The median rent for the county is $647 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Trempealeau County, a household making less than $2,157 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.41% of households who rent are overburdened in Trempealeau County.1

Area Median Income In Trempealeau 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 Trempealeau County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,300

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 Trempealeau 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 Trempealeau County HUD Rental Assistance in Trempealeau County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,800 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,650 $28,150 $31,650 $35,150 $38,000 $40,800 $43,600 $46,400
80% of Median $39,400 $45,000 $50,650 $56,250 $60,750 $65,250 $69,750 $74,250
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Trempealeau County

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

From 1989 to 2008, 11 low income apartment communities containing 232 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Trempealeau 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 Trempealeau County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $24,650 $28,150 $31,650 $35,150 $38,000 $40,800 $43,600 $46,400
60% of Median $29,580 $33,780 $37,980 $42,180 $45,600 $48,960 $52,320 $55,680

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 Trempealeau County is $37,980 a year, or $3,165 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,165 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $950 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% $616 $660 $791 $914 $1,020 $1,125
60% $740 $792 $950 $1,097 $1,224 $1,350
Fair Market Rents in Trempealeau 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.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$489 $529 $700 $893 $1,020

Cities In Trempealeau County

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City Listings Served By
Galesville 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Galesville is the Housing Authority of Trempealeau County .
Eleva 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eleva is the Housing Authority of Trempealeau County .
Arcadia 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arcadia is the Housing Authority of Trempealeau County .
Strum 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Strum is the Housing Authority of Trempealeau County .
Ettrick 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ettrick is the Housing Authority of Trempealeau County .
Trempealeau 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trempealeau is the Housing Authority of Trempealeau County .
Independence 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Independence is the Housing Authority of Trempealeau County .
Dodge 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dodge is the Housing Authority of Trempealeau County .
Osseo 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Osseo is the Housing Authority of Trempealeau County .
Whitehall 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Whitehall is the Housing Authority of Trempealeau County .
Pigeon Falls 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pigeon Falls is the Housing Authority of Trempealeau County .
Blair 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blair is the Housing Authority of Trempealeau County .
Albion 0
Burnside 0
Caledonia 0
Chimney Rock 0
Gale 0
Hale 0
Lincoln 0
Pigeon 0
Preston 0
Sumner 0
Unity 0