Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Walworth County, WI (2024)

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Discover affordable housing in Walworth County where there are 42+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Brassworks Apartments

820 East Wisconsin Street, Delavan, Wisconsin 53115


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Sedgemeadow Apartments

18 West St, Elkhorn, Wisconsin 53121


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Green Valley Estates

570 Clark Street, Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190


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Elkhorn Commons Apartments

925 Gorman Ave, Elkhorn, Wisconsin 53212


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Whitewater Woods

340 N Newcomb St, Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190


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Woodview Park

303 Tyrrell Ct, Delavan, Wisconsin 53115


Whitewater Manor

155 N Hyer Ln, Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190


Walworth Apartments

250 Havenwood Dr, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 53147


University Gardens

370 N Tratt St, Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190


Lakeland Apartments

1090 Birchwood St, Delavan, Wisconsin 53115


Geneva Hills Apartments

1385 Elkhorn Rd, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 53147




Brookdale Manor

1061 W Blackhawk Dr, Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190


Whispering Pines Apartments

121 Turtle Creek Dr Apt 3 , Delavan, Wisconsin 53115

445 Hartwell

445 Hartwell St , Delavan, Wisconsin 53115

222 Lewis

222 Lewis Street , Delavan, Wisconsin 53115

Prairie View Apartments

223 Delview Ln, Delavan, Wisconsin 53115

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The Highlands of Geneva Crossing

721 S Curtis St, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 53147

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Birchrock Apartments

280 Birchrock Way, Mukwonago, Wisconsin 53149

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Jackson Creek Senior Apartments

209 Grant St, Elkhorn, Wisconsin 53121

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Bergamot Brass Works Apartments

820 E. Wisconsin Street, Delavan, Wisconsin 53115


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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Walworth County, Wisconsin

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.


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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.


Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.

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Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you


Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.

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Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.


Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.


Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.

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Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
Multi-County, Wisconsin Section 8 Waiting List

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The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment InWalworth County, Wisconsin



(+189%) more thanWisconsin minimum wage and


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What HUD offices serve Walworth County, Wisconsin?

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

Walworth County Housing Authority

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Walworth County, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Walworth County, Wisconsin.

Go to theWisconsinPublic Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Walworth County.

How many renters live in Walworth County, Wisconsin?

The County of Walworth County haspeople living in households.

There are renters living inrenter households in thisCounty. Renters make up 23.84percent of the population living in Walworth County.

What is the rental market like in Walworth County, Wisconsin?

There are an estimated housing units in theWalworth County area. Of these, units are rentalhomes, making up percent of the housing market. Forevery renter household in Walworth County, Wisconsin, there are1.11 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Walworth County?

The rental vacancy rate in Walworth County is 8 percent.This is ahigher than averagevacancy rate.When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tendto be lower.

How many rental units are in Walworth County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Walworth County
StudioOne-BedroomTwo-BedroomThree-BedroomFour+ Bedrooms

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Walworth County

A large number of apartments in Walworth County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and youngprofessionalsespecially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Walworth County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - rangesfrom $751 to $1,787. FMRs areupdated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size2024 Fair Market Rents
One BR$843
Two BR$1,108
Three BR$1,423
Four BR$1,787

2024 Fair Market Rents in Walworth County, Wisconsin

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Walworth County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s FairMarket Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find aqualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shortersearch times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit SizeCount of Units Below FMRPercentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio27354 percent
One BR1,62660 percent
Two BR2,94652 percent

Rental Units Below FMR in Walworth County, Wisconsin

How many affordable rental units are in Walworth County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households inWalworth County, Wisconsin including the following:

Federal ProgramUnit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Walworth County, Wisconsin

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Walworth County, Wisconsin

Walworth County features 846 income based apartments.Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent andutilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Walworth County, Wisconsin

There are 789 rent subsidized apartments that do notprovide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Walworth County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Walworth County, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Walworth County landlords$500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holdercontributes $400 towards rent inWalworth County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Walworth County, Wisconsin fora two-bedroom apartment is between $997 and $1,219.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.comresearch.

Affordable Housing Tip

Section 8 vouchers can be moved to another area.

Once certain conditions are met, a Section 8 voucher may be transferred to another area (known as "porting").

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