Multifamily Housing (WHEDA)

Multifamily Housing projects provide project-based assistance (also known as Section 8 New Construction), financed by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA), with funding provided by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Multifamily Housing offers affordable apartments, centrally located in the City of Madison, with the following HUD designations:
  • Barrier-Free, wheelchair accessible units for the physically disabled
  • Elderly or disabled designation
  • Two- or three-bedroom family units
The CDA's multifamily housing program consists of the following properties:

Parkside Highrise Apartments

  • Located at 245 S. Park Street
  • 83 units designated by HUD for people who are elderly or disabled
  • Some units provide wheelchair accessibility
  • Currently, the CDA is ONLY taking Parkside Highrise applications for the following:
    • One-Bedroom elderly (62 years of age or older)
    • One-Bedroom disabled
    • One- and Two-Bedroom wheelchair accessible

Parkside Townhomes

  • Located at 802 - 824 W. Washington Avenue
  • 12 two- and three-bedroom family units
  • Some units are wheelchair accessible
  • Currently, the CDA is ONLY taking the following applications for Parkside Townhomes:
    • Two-Bedroom wheechair accessible

Karabis Apartments

  • Located at 201 S. Park Street
  • 20 units consisting of one-, two-, and three-bedroom barrier-free units
  • Designated by HUD to serve people with physical disabilities
  • Applicants must provide verification of the need for a wheelchair accessible unit
  • Currently, the CDA is ONLY taking Karabis applications for the following:
    • Two- and Three-Bedroom wheelchair accessible
Last Updated: 08/25/2014