Affordable Housing In Woodruff
Oneida County, Wisconsin

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Woodruff

Wood Court Apartments

917 3rd Ave
Woodruff, Wisconsin
Elderly Supportive Housing

Woodland Lake Estates

656 US Highway 51
Woodruff, Wisconsin

One Penny Place

801 2nd Ave
Woodruff, Wisconsin
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Woodruff, Wisconsin

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Woodruff, Wisconsin

Housing Authority Programs
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Newcap Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Woodruff, Wisconsin

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 93 affordable apartments for rent in Woodruff, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Woodruff, Wisconsin

Woodruff features 42 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 Woodruff, Wisconsin

There are 51 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Woodruff.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Woodruff, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Woodruff, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $740 and $904.

2022 Woodruff, 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
Woodruff, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $567 $712 $822 $1,069 $1,202
Woodruff, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $510 to $624 $641 to $783 $740 to $904 $962 to $1,176 $1,082 to $1,322

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Woodruff, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 93
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 42
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.41%
Average Renter Household Size 1.16
Average Household Size 1.71
Median Household Income $20,192 ±$7,328
Median Rent $578 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 64.89% ± 24.52pp
Total Population 709

Population and Household Demographics

Woodruff is a city in Oneida County, Wisconsin with a population of 709. There are 414 households in the city with an average household size of 1.71 persons. 45.41% of households in Woodruff are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Woodruff

The median gross income for households in Woodruff is $20,192 a year, or $1,683 a month. The median rent for the city is $578 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Woodruff, a household making less than $1,927 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 64.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Woodruff.

Area Median Income In Woodruff

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 Woodruff, the AMI is calculated from all households within Oneida County.

In Woodruff, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,600

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 Woodruff

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 Woodruff

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Woodruff AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,050 $19,450 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Woodruff AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,350 $32,400 $36,450 $40,500 $43,750 $47,000 $50,250 $53,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Woodruff AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,350 $51,800 $58,300 $64,750 $69,950 $75,150 $80,300 $85,500