Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Viroqua, WI

Discover affordable housing in Viroqua where there are 5+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Linton Village Apartments

700 E Linton Ave, Viroqua, Wisconsin 54665

Broadway Court I & II

505 Chicago Ave, Viroqua, Wisconsin 54665

Bad Axe Apartments

115 E Church St, Viroqua, Wisconsin 54665

Terra View Partnership

305 Chase St, Viroqua, Wisconsin

200 Park View Ct

200 Park View Ct, Viroqua, Wisconsin 54665

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Viroqua, Wisconsin
$17.14/hour
$9.89 (+136%) more than Wisconsin minimum wage and $9.89 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the Public Housing programs for Viroqua, Wisconsin.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Viroqua, Wisconsin.

Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Viroqua.

How many renters live in Viroqua, Wisconsin?

The City of Viroqua has 4,493 people living in 1,998 households.

There are 1,496 renters living in 792 renter households in this City. Renters make up 33.3 percent of the population living in Viroqua.

What is the rental market like in Viroqua, Wisconsin?

There are an estimated 2,165 housing units in the Viroqua area. Of these, 852 units are rental homes, making up 39 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Viroqua, Wisconsin, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Viroqua?

The rental vacancy rate in Viroqua is 7 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Viroqua for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Viroqua
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
53 238 331 136 34
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Viroqua

A large number of apartments in Viroqua have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Viroqua are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 38 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 19 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Viroqua

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $619 to $1,419. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $619
One BR $703
Two BR $905
Three BR $1,205
Four BR $1,419
2024 Fair Market Rents in Viroqua, Wisconsin

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Viroqua?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 32 60 percent
One BR 136 57 percent
Two BR 175 53 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Viroqua, Wisconsin

How many affordable rental units are in Viroqua?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Viroqua, Wisconsin including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 24
Public Housing 129
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 35
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 20
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Viroqua, Wisconsin

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Viroqua, Wisconsin

Viroqua features 184 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 $815 and $996.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.