2-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List opened on June 17, 2024 and will close on August 15, 2024.

Lorena Bentley

Analysis by Lorena Bentley

Last Updated: July, 19th 2024

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This waiting list is for Public Housing rental housing assistance in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee (doing business as Parkcrest Housing) is accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for 2-Bedroom apartments from June 17, 2024, until August 15, 2024.

Preferences

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selection Process

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list, by order of preferences.

Application Method

There are two ways to apply while the waitlist is open:

  1. Print the paper application.
  2. Pick up an application from the Parkcrest Housing office, located at 2906 6th Avenue, South Milwaukee, WI 53172. Monday - Thursday from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm. 

Once the paper application is complete, it must be: Hand delivered in person at the Parkcrest Housing office, address mentioned above.

 Applicants must supply the following documents when bringing in their completed application:

  • Original Birth Certificates and Original Social Security Cards for the entire family – adults and children.
  • Picture ID for all family members 18 years of age and older.
  • All family members 18 years old and older must appear to provide picture ID and sign application documents.

For more information, visit the Parkcrest Housing website.

Sources: This information is verified by the Parkcrest Housing public notice on June 17, 2024.

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2-Bedroom Public Housing Application Methods

The application may be picked up in person at the HACSM office, located at 2906 6th Avenue, South Milwaukee, WI 53172. Monday - Thursday from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm..

The application may be printed out from https://hacsm.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/Parkcrest-Application-Packet-03-2024.pdf.

The application may be turned in to the HACSM office, located at 2906 6th Avenue, South Milwaukee, WI 53172.

Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee

2-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List is managed by Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee.

Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee provides affordable housing for up to 60 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

This housing agency serves South Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

What should I do after applying to the Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing waiting list?

After applying, it's a good practice to keep a record of any application that you submit. This will help you keep track of your application, and is especially useful if you apply to multiple waiting lists. You can do this easily with a document on your computer or mobile device, and also with a notebook or piece of paper.

Make sure to write down your application or confirmation number with the application details. This number will be important to reference in the future. Once you have this information written, keep it stored in a place that's easy to access when you need it.

With this information safely stored, all you have left to do is wait to find out if you've been selected for the waiting list.

When will I know if I've been selected for the Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing waiting list?

Depending on the area, it may take weeks or even months to know if you've been selected for the waiting list. Your wait for an announcement is usually the longest in areas with large populations and a high demand for housing assistance.

Check if the public notice states when the housing authority plans to announce the results, or how long it may take to review applications. Contact the housing authority if this information isn't available.

How do I know if I've been added to the Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing waiting list?

Once all applications are reviewed, the housing authority will either contact everyone who has been placed on the waiting list, or message everyone who applied to check their results.

The housing authority will use the contact information you give in the application to reach you (usually by mail, email, or phone). For this reason, it is very important to put valid contact information on your application. Make sure you keep your contact information up to date, and that you respond quickly if any further action is required.

If you don't get contacted by the housing authority, it might mean that you were not chosen for the waiting list. Sometimes, housing authorities do not contact applicants who were not placed on the waiting list. Check with the housing authority for confirmation.

How can I check my status on the Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing waiting list?

To check your status on the waiting list, you usually have to log into an online portal, call a phone number, or visit the office. Each housing authority has different ways for you to check your status.

Some housing authorities will give your spot on the waiting list, but others might only confirm that you're still on the waiting list. Make sure that you have your application or confirmation number with you when checking your status.

How do I update my application for the Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing waiting list?

To update your waiting list application, you usually have to log into an online portal, call a phone number, or submit a form to the office. Each housing authority has different ways for you to update your application.

Make sure that you have your application or confirmation number with you when updating your application.

When can I apply for a Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing waiting list that is open now?

You have a limited time to apply for a waiting list that is open now, before it closes on the date announced by the housing authority. The housing authority is accepting applications until the waiting list closes.

For the Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing waiting list, how do I pick up an application?

To pick up an application, you must visit a location set by the housing authority to pick up a paper form. This place may be a housing authority office, local government building, or another location that is helping with the waiting list opening. The application must be completed and sent back to the housing authority according to their instructions.

For the Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing waiting list, how do I print out an application?

To print out an application, a paper form must be printed from a device that is connected to the internet. This document is usually in the form of a .doc, docx, or .pdf. The application must be completed and sent back to the housing authority according to their instructions.

Who lives in Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing units?

If you are considering applying to live in a Public Housing unit, you may be interested to know who already lives in these units, and what the households tend to look like. Fortunately, we can provide some helpful statistics using HUD's 2023 Picture of Subsidized Households. The following data describes the economic and demographic characteristics of renters who live in Public Housing units provided by Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee.

How many renters live in Public Housing units provided by Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee?

At the start of 2024, Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee was managing 60 Public Housing units. Of the total number of units managed, there were 60 units occupied. This represents 100% of the total number of Public Housing units managed by Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee.

According to HUD, there is a total of 161 people living in Public Housing units managed by Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee, with the average number of people per household being 3.

How long did current Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing tenants spend on a waiting list before occupying a Public Housing unit?

The 60 households living in Public Housing units at the start of 2024 waited on average 7 months before being able to move in. Of those households, 9 occupied their unit in the last year. This represents 15 percent of Public Housing tenants in units managed by Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee.

Are there any Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing units not occupied?

The Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing program that this waiting list covers had 100% of its units occupied by households with 0% unoccupied at the start of 2024.

How many Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing households have children?

Of the 60 Public Housing households in units managed by Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee, 38 have at least one child. There are 2 two-parent households in the Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing units, and 36 single-parent households. There were 36 households with children with a female head of household.

How much do Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing households earn?

The average annual household income for Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing tenant households is $23,850 The average annual income per person is $8,888 The average Public Housing household annual income is 28% of the local Area Median Income.

Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing household annual income
Annual Income Range ($) Number of Households % of Vouchers
Less than $5,000 2 3%
$5,000 - $9,999 4 7%
$10,000 - $14,999 15 25%
$15,000 - $19,999 7 12%
$20,000+ 32 53%

What is the source of income for Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing households?

Of all Public Housing households, 26 (43%) receive the majority of their income from wages and/or business. 3 (5%) households receive the majority of their income from welfare programs like TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance. 30 (50%) households derive the majority of their income from some other source (other than wage or welfare).

How much does a Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing unit cost?

For the Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing program, the federal government covers the cost of, on average, $334 per month for each household, which equates to annual cost of $4,008.

How much does the average Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing tenant pay per month in rent?

HUD refers to the portion of rent paid by the tenant as the Total Tenant Payment, or Family Expenditure.

For the Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing program, the average family expenditure is $521 per month or $6,252 per year. The combined payment from all tenants in the program is $31,260 per month, which is $375,120 per year.

What is the average utility cost paid by Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing renters?

The average cost of utilities for renters in this program is $22 per month. It is important to note this is not the actual cost renters will pay for utilities, but an estimate based on the energy cost estimates of the program.

What size are most Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing units?

Of the 60 households living in Public Housing units, 8 (13%) live in a studio or one-bedroom unit, 28 (47%) rent a 2-bedroom rental home and 24 (40%) have a 3-bedroom or larger rental. 5% of Public Housing households are overhoused with more bedrooms than people in the household.

What is the race and ethnicity of Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing households?

47% of Housing Authority of the City of South Milwaukee Public Housing program households have a minority head of household who is Black, Native American, Asian or Pacific Islander; or of Hispanic ethnicity.