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Affordable Housing In Washington County
Wisconsin

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Washington County

Arbor Trace Apartments

621 E Decorah Rd
West Bend, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Subsidized

Auxiliary Court

201 Auxiliary Ct
West Bend, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
2 BR
55+
62+

Timber Ridge Apartments

729 Timberline Trl
Hartford, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Jackson Bay Apartments

N168W21920 Main St
Jackson, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Meadow Brook Manor II

475 Meadowbrook Dr
West Bend, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Harthaven

33 High St
Hartford, Wisconsin
Subsidized

River Bend Senior Village

151 Wisconsin St
West Bend, Wisconsin

River Bluff Townhomes

140 Wisconsin St
West Bend, Wisconsin

Parkside Village

325 Park Ave
Hartford, Wisconsin

City View Apartments

2001 Barton Ave
West Bend, Wisconsin

Housing Authorities that serve Washington County

Housing Authority Programs
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Integrated Community Solutions Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Washington County, Wisconsin

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 913 affordable apartments for rent in Washington County, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Washington County, Wisconsin

Washington County features 426 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 Washington County, Wisconsin

There are 487 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Washington County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Washington County, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Washington County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $876 and $1,070.

2021 Washington 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
Washington County, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $663 $803 $973 $1,242 $1,362
Washington County, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $597 to $729 $723 to $883 $876 to $1,070 $1,118 to $1,366 $1,226 to $1,498

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Washington County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 913
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 426
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.95%
Average Renter Household Size 2.11
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $69,237 ±$1,609
Median Rent $829 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.02% ± 3.48pp
Total Population 132,921

Population and Household Demographics

Washington County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 132,921. There are 52,897 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 21.95% of households in Washington County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Washington County

The median gross income for households in Washington County is $69,237 a year, or $5,770 a month. The median rent for the county is $829 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Washington County, a household making less than $2,763 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.02% of households who rent are overburdened in Washington County.

Area Median Income In Washington 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 Washington County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,400

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 Washington 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 Washington County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Washington County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,750 $20,250 $22,800 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Washington County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,550 $33,800 $38,000 $42,200 $45,600 $49,000 $52,350 $55,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Washington County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,250 $54,000 $60,750 $67,500 $72,900 $78,300 $83,700 $89,100

Cities In Washington County

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City Served By
Addison The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Addison are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Allenton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Allenton are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Barton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Barton are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Bull Mountain The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bull Mountain are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Erin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Erin are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Farmington The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Farmington are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Garden Home-Whitford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Garden Home-Whitford are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Gaston The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gaston are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Germantown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Germantown are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Hartford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hartford are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Jackson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jackson are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Kewaskum The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kewaskum are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
King City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve King City are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Oak Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oak Hills are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Polk The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Polk are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Richfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Richfield are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Rockcreek The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rockcreek are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Slinger The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Slinger are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Trenton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Trenton are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
Wayne The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wayne are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
West Bend The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West Bend are the West Bend Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.
West Slope The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West Slope are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Integrated Community Solutions.