Affordable Housing In Waubeka
Ozaukee County, Wisconsin

Guide To Affordable Housing in Waubeka, Wisconsin

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Waubeka, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Waubeka, Wisconsin

Waubeka features 0 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 Waubeka, Wisconsin

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Waubeka.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Waubeka, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Waubeka landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Waubeka.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Waubeka, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $830 and $1,014.

2020 Waubeka, 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
Fair Market Rent $628 $761 $922 $1,177 $1,303
Payment Standard Range $565 to $691 $685 to $837 $830 to $1,014 $1,059 to $1,295 $1,173 to $1,433

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Waubeka, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.08%
Average Renter Household Size 2.31
Average Household Size 2.84
Median Household Income $64,375 ±$30,365
Median Rent $910 ±$527
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 5.56% ± 30.77pp
Total Population 813

Population and Household Demographics

Waubeka is a City in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin with a population of 813. There are 283 households in the city with an average household size of 2.84 persons. 19.08% of households in Waubeka are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Waubeka

The median gross income for households in Waubeka is $64,375 a year, or $5,365 a month. The median rent for the city is $910 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Waubeka, a household making less than $3,033 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 5.56% of households who rent are overburdened in Waubeka.1

Area Median Income In Waubeka

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 Waubeka, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ozaukee County.

In Waubeka, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,300

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 Waubeka

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 Waubeka

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,300 $19,800 $22,250 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $28,850 $32,950 $37,050 $41,150 $44,450 $47,750 $51,050 $54,350
80% of Median $46,100 $52,700 $59,300 $65,850 $71,150 $76,400 $81,700 $86,950