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Bad Axe Apartments

115 E Church St
Viroqua, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
Elderly Supportive Housing

Broadway Court I & II

505 Chicago Ave
Viroqua, Wisconsin
Income Based
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Terra View Partnership

305 Chase St
Viroqua, Wisconsin

200 Park View Ct

200 Park View Ct
Viroqua, Wisconsin

Linton Village Apartments

700 E Linton Ave
Viroqua, Wisconsin

There are 24 low-income apartments in Viroqua that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 185 low-income homes in Viroqua where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $334 towards rent each month.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on November 18th, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Viroqua, 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
Viroqua Housing Authority Public Housing
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Viroqua.

Viroqua, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Viroqua, Wisconsin

Viroqua features 185 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 Viroqua, Wisconsin

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Viroqua.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Viroqua, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Viroqua landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Viroqua.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Viroqua, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $909.

2023 Viroqua, 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
Viroqua, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $607 $633 $826 $1,096 $1,264
Viroqua, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $546 to $668 $570 to $696 $743 to $909 $986 to $1,206 $1,138 to $1,390

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Viroqua, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 209
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 185
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.88%
Average Renter Household Size 1.64
Average Household Size 2.08
Median Household Income $37,477 ±$6,544
Median Rent $615 ±$96
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.38% ± 17.74pp
Total Population 4,363

Population and Household Demographics

Viroqua is a city in Vernon County, Wisconsin with a population of 4,363. There are 2,010 households in the city with an average household size of 2.08 persons. 33.88% of households in Viroqua are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Viroqua

The median gross income for households in Viroqua is $37,477 a year, or $3,123 a month. The median rent for the city is $615 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Viroqua, a household making less than $2,050 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Viroqua.

Area Median Income In Viroqua

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 Viroqua, the AMI is calculated from all households within Vernon County.

In Viroqua, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,500

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 Viroqua

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 Viroqua

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Viroqua AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,900 $19,300 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Viroqua AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,150 $32,150 $36,150 $40,150 $43,400 $46,600 $49,800 $53,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Viroqua AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,000 $51,400 $57,850 $64,250 $69,400 $74,550 $79,700 $84,850