Affordable Housing In Whitewater
Walworth County, Wisconsin

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Whitewater

Whitewater Woods

340 N Newcomb St
Whitewater, WI
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome
Subsidized

Green Valley Estates

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

University Gardens

370 N Tratt St
Whitewater, WI
Subsidized

Brookdale Manor

1061 W Blackhawk Dr
Whitewater, WI
Subsidized

Whitewater Manor

155 N Hyer Ln
Whitewater, WI
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Whitewater Court

141 N Hyer Ln
Whitewater, WI
HCV Welcome

Wisconsin

1281 W Main St
Whitewater, WI
HCV Welcome

Oakcreek Ridgewood

104 N Jefferson St
Whitewater, WI
HCV Welcome

Wisconsin

1255 W Main St
Whitewater, WI
HCV Welcome
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Whitewater, Wisconsin

According to federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research, there are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 375 affordable apartments for rent in Whitewater, Wisconsin. Whitewater features 256 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 119 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Whitewater.

Whitewater, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 375
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 256
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Whitewater is a City in Walworth County, Wisconsin with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Whitewater are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Whitewater

The median gross income for households in Whitewater is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Whitewater

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 Whitewater, the AMI is calculated from all households within Walworth County.

In Whitewater, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,300

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 Whitewater

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 Whitewater HUD Rental Assistance in Whitewater

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,450 $18,800 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $27,450 $31,350 $35,250 $39,150 $42,300 $45,450 $48,550 $51,700
80% of Median $43,900 $50,150 $56,400 $62,650 $67,700 $72,700 $77,700 $82,700

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Whitewater

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $27,450 $31,350 $35,250 $39,150 $42,300 $45,450 $48,550 $51,700
60% of Median $32,940 $37,620 $42,300 $46,980 $50,760 $54,540 $58,260 $62,040

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Whitewater is $42,300 a year, or $3,525 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,525 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $1,058 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $686 $735 $881 $1,018 $1,136 $1,253
60% $824 $882 $1,058 $1,222 $1,364 $1,504
Fair Market Rents in Whitewater

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$586 $683 $900 $1,228 $1,384