Affordable Housing In Waukesha County
43 Low Income Apartment Communities In Waukesha County
Housing Authorities that serve Waukesha County
|Waukesha Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Waukesha County
|Waukesha Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|New Berlin Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Waukesha County, Wisconsin
There are 43 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,197 affordable apartments for rent in Waukesha County, Wisconsin.
Income Based Apartments in Waukesha County, Wisconsin
Waukesha County features 1,545 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 Waukesha County, Wisconsin
There are 1,652 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Waukesha County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Waukesha County, Wisconsin
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Waukesha County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Waukesha County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Waukesha County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||43|
|Total Low Income Apartments||3,197|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||1,545|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||23.66%|
|Average Renter Household Size||1.98|
|Average Household Size||2.51|
|Median Household Income||$76,545 ±$848|
|Median Rent||$933 ±$11|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||41.42% ± 2.05pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Waukesha County is a County in Wisconsin with a population of 393,873. There are 154,991 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 23.66% of households in Waukesha County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Waukesha County
The median gross income for households in Waukesha County is $76,545 a year, or $6,379 a month. The median rent for the county is $933 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Waukesha County, a household making less than $3,110 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.42% of households who rent are overburdened in Waukesha County.1
Area Median Income In Waukesha 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 Waukesha County, 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 Waukesha 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 Waukesha County
|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|
Cities In Waukesha County
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|Waukesha||17||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Waukesha are the Waukesha Housing Authority and Waukesha Housing Authority.|
|Brookfield||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brookfield is the Waukesha Housing Authority.|
|Delafield||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Delafield is the Waukesha Housing Authority.|
|Menomonee Falls||5||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Menomonee Falls is the Waukesha Housing Authority.|
|Sussex||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sussex is the Waukesha Housing Authority.|
|New Berlin||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Berlin is the Waukesha Housing Authority.|
|Oconomowoc||4||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oconomowoc is the Waukesha Housing Authority.|
|Mukwonago||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mukwonago is the Waukesha Housing Authority.|
|Muskego||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Muskego is the Waukesha Housing Authority.|