Affordable Housing In Walworth County
Wisconsin

42 Low Income Apartment Communities In Walworth County

Sedgemeadow Apartments

18 West St
Elkhorn, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Whitewater Woods

340 N Newcomb St
Whitewater, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Green Valley Estates

570 Clark Street
Whitewater, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Brassworks Apartments

820 East Wisconsin Street
Delavan, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Market Rate

Bergamot Brass Works Apartments

820 E. Wisconsin Street
Delavan, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Elkhorn Commons Apartments

925 Gorman Ave
Elkhorn, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Parkside Village - Delavan

317 S Main St
Delavan, Wisconsin
55+

Woodview Park

303 Tyrrell Ct
Delavan, Wisconsin
Subsidized

University Gardens

370 N Tratt St
Whitewater, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Lakeland Apartments

1090 Birchwood St
Delavan, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Walworth 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 Walworth County, Wisconsin

Housing Authority Programs
Walworth County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Walworth County, Wisconsin

There are 42 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,728 affordable apartments for rent in Walworth County, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Walworth County, Wisconsin

Walworth County features 829 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 Walworth County, Wisconsin

There are 826 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Walworth County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Walworth County, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Walworth County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Walworth County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Walworth County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $868 and $1,060.

2022 Walworth 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
Walworth County, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $640 $733 $964 $1,324 $1,508
Walworth County, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $576 to $704 $660 to $806 $868 to $1,060 $1,192 to $1,456 $1,357 to $1,659

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Walworth County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 42
Total Low Income Apartments 1,728
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 829
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.86%
Average Renter Household Size 2.31
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $53,445 ±$1,863
Median Rent $812 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.86% ± 2.92pp
Total Population 103,039

Population and Household Demographics

Walworth County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 103,039. There are 39,648 households in the county with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 31.86% of households in Walworth County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Walworth County

The median gross income for households in Walworth County is $53,445 a year, or $4,454 a month. The median rent for the county is $812 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Walworth County, a household making less than $2,707 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Walworth County.

Area Median Income In Walworth 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 Walworth County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,700

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 Walworth 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 Walworth 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 Walworth County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,550 $18,900 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Walworth County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,550 $31,500 $35,450 $39,350 $42,500 $45,650 $48,800 $51,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Walworth County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,100 $50,400 $56,700 $62,950 $68,000 $73,050 $78,100 $83,100

Cities In Walworth County

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City Served By
Bloomfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bloomfield are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Como The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Como are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Darien The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Darien are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Delavan The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Delavan are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Delavan Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Delavan Lake are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
East Troy The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve East Troy are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Elkhorn The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Elkhorn are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Fontana on Geneva Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fontana on Geneva Lake are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Fontana-on-Geneva Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fontana-on-Geneva Lake are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Geneva The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Geneva are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
La Grange The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve La Grange are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Lafayette The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lafayette are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Lake Geneva The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake Geneva are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Lake Ivanhoe The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake Ivanhoe are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Lake Lorraine The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake Lorraine are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Lauderdale Lakes The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lauderdale Lakes are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Linn The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Linn are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Lyons The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lyons are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Mukwonago The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mukwonago are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Pell Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pell Lake are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Potter Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Potter Lake are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Richmond The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Richmond are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Sharon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sharon are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Spring Prairie The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Spring Prairie are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Springfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Springfield are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Sugar Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sugar Creek are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Troy The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Troy are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Turtle Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Turtle Lake are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Walworth The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Walworth are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Whitewater The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Whitewater are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Williams Bay The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Williams Bay are the Walworth County Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.