Gratiot Woods Co-op
5500 Mcclellan
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48213

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About The Property:

Gratiot Woods Co-op is a 3-story, 65 unit, senior community that offers the enjoyment and freedom that comes with independent living aged 62 . Gratiot Woods Co-op is nationally recognized as “A Community of Quality” by the National Affordable Housing Management Association.

Gratiot Woods Co-op is gradually transforming into a 100% smoke free co-op. While no one is allowed to smoke in any common area of the building, there are approximately 20 members who are still permitted to smoke in their own apartments because they signed a waiver prior to the full implementation of the new smoking rules. All new members as of March 23, 2016 are not allowed to smoke inside their own apartment.

Gratiot Woods members have the opportunity to engage in numerous social activities. Do not miss out on bingo, gardening, card playing, Nintendo Wii bowling or just relaxing in front of the large screen TV with friends during movie night. Although members here have the best pot-lucks and BBQ’s in Michigan, there are also many catered events and numerous social engagements which provide opportunities to be a part of this active community.

Gratiot Woods is conveniently located within Detroit’s historic area, only blocks away from easy freeway access via Gratiot and I94 intersection. Only minutes from the Detroit casinos and all of the wonderful dining experiences waiting to be enjoyed there.

Gratiot Woods is affordable for everyone. Rent is based on a percentage of the household's income. So don’t wait! Call for tours! Join us today!

Unit Information

Unit Bed/Bath Rent
Standard 1 Bedroom 1/1 Income Based
Mobility Impaired 1/1 Income Based

Property Amenities

  • Elevator
  • Community Room

Unit Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Carpet

Nearby Amenities

  • Close to Public Transportation

Office Hours

Monday 8:30am 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am 5:00pm
Thursday 8:30am 5:00pm
Friday 8:30am 5:00pm
Saturday 0 0
Sunday 0 0

Lease Terms

12 month lease.

Pet Policy

1 Pet, 20 lbs. and under. Pet deposit required.

Managed By CSI Support & Development

Funding Programs

Gratiot Woods Co-op was developed and operates with Federal housing financing. The property utilizes the Section 202 Federal housing program to make rent affordable to lower income tenants.

Section 202

The property was developed with funding through the HUD Section 202 program which provides funding for housing for seniors who are 62 or older. The program provided both capital financing to construct the property and operating subsidies that work as rental assistance like the Section 8 program. Gratiot Woods Co-op is among only 172 Section 202 properties in Michigan and 6,166 in the country.


Gratiot Woods Co-op is an affordable apartment community located in Detroit, Michigan which is located in Wayne County. The property is located in Michigan's 14th Congressional District served by Representative Brenda Lawrence (D), Senator Gary Peters (D) and Senator Debbie Stabenow (D).

Rent Subsidies

Gratiot Woods Co-op provides rental subsidies to renters. The type of subsidy provided to apartment renters in Detroit, MI by this property is Section 202 Rental Assistance.

This subsidy allows the renter to pay 30% of his or her income for rent while the subsidy pays the difference. To qualify, a renter must earn 50% or less of the Area Median Income.

There is no minimum rent at this property for residents receiving a rent subsidy but in recent years, there has been discussions in Congress to implement a minimum rent in the Section 202 Program to reduce cost burden on the Federal budget.

Michigan's 14th

Congressional District


Section 202 Units


Senior Units


% of Fair Market Rent


Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

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