Affordable Housing In Vilas County
14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Vilas County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Vilas County, 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.
Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.
Public Housing Agencies Serving Vilas County, Wisconsin
|Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
|Newcap||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Vilas County, Wisconsin
There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 384 affordable apartments for rent in Vilas County, Wisconsin.
Income Based Apartments in Vilas County, Wisconsin
Vilas County features 180 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 Vilas County, Wisconsin
There are 204 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Vilas County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Vilas County, Wisconsin
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Vilas County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Vilas County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Vilas County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $699 and $855.
2022 Vilas County, 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|
|Vilas County, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent||$587||$591||$777||$960||$1,054|
|Vilas County, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range||$528 to $646||$532 to $650||$699 to $855||$864 to $1,056||$949 to $1,159|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Vilas County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||14|
|Total Low Income Apartments||384|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||180|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||24.2%|
|Average Renter Household Size||1.89|
|Average Household Size||1.99|
|Median Household Income||$41,061 ±$1,677|
|Median Rent||$673 ±$24|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||41.38% ± 4.53pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Vilas County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 21,355. There are 10,646 households in the county with an average household size of 1.99 persons. 24.2% of households in Vilas County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Vilas County
The median gross income for households in Vilas County is $41,061 a year, or $3,422 a month. The median rent for the county is $673 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Vilas County, a household making less than $2,243 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Vilas County.
Area Median Income In Vilas 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 Vilas County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,900
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 Vilas 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Vilas County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Vilas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Vilas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Vilas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Vilas County
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|Arbor Vitae||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Arbor Vitae are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Newcap.|
|Boulder Junction||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Boulder Junction are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Newcap.|
|Cloverland||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cloverland is the Newcap.|
|Conover||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Conover is the Newcap.|
|Eagle River||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eagle River is the Newcap.|
|Lac Du Flambeau||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lac Du Flambeau is the Newcap.|
|Land O'Lakes||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Land O'Lakes is the Newcap.|
|Lincoln||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lincoln is the Newcap.|
|Manitowish Waters||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manitowish Waters is the Newcap.|
|Phelps||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Phelps is the Newcap.|
|Plum Lake||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plum Lake is the Newcap.|
|Presque Isle||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Presque Isle is the Newcap.|
|Sayner||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sayner is the Newcap.|
|St Germain||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St Germain is the Newcap.|
|St. Germain||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Germain is the Newcap.|
|Washington||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washington is the Newcap.|
|Winchester||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winchester is the Newcap.|