Affordable Housing In Waushara County
14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Waushara County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Waushara County, Wisconsin
There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 273 affordable apartments for rent in Waushara County, Wisconsin.
Income Based Apartments in Waushara County, Wisconsin
Waushara County features 204 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 Waushara County, Wisconsin
There are 69 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Waushara County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Waushara County, Wisconsin
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Waushara County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Waushara County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Waushara County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.
2020 Waushara 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$484||$542||$714||$892||$1,000|
|Payment Standard Range||$436 to $532||$488 to $596||$643 to $785||$803 to $981||$900 to $1,100|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Waushara County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||14|
|Total Low Income Apartments||273|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||204|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||18.94%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.18|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Median Household Income||$45,166 ±$1,581|
|Median Rent||$660 ±$31|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||41.96% ± 4.48pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Waushara County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 24,321. There are 9,689 households in the county with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 18.94% of households in Waushara County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Waushara County
The median gross income for households in Waushara County is $45,166 a year, or $3,764 a month. The median rent for the county is $660 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Waushara County, a household making less than $2,200 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.96% of households who rent are overburdened in Waushara County.
Area Median Income In Waushara 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 Waushara County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,700
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 Waushara 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 Waushara County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$14,900||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$24,800||$28,350||$31,900||$35,400||$38,250||$41,100||$43,900||$46,750|
|80% of Median||$39,700||$45,350||$51,000||$56,650||$61,200||$65,750||$70,250||$74,800|
Cities In Waushara County
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