Robert Holmes Teamster Housing
5100 Brush St
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48202

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Funding Programs

Robert Holmes Teamster Housing 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. Robert Holmes Teamster Housing is among only 172 Section 202 properties in Michigan and 6,166 in the country.


Robert Holmes Teamster Housing 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).

Robert Holmes Teamster Housing is an apartment community containing 99 rental units. The property contains 74 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Robert Holmes Teamster Housing is home to not more than 136 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

Robert Holmes Teamster Housing 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.

Unit Mix

Robert Holmes Teamster Housing contains a mix of 99 assisted studio and one bedroom apartments for rent. There are 25 Studio and 74 One Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 25% Studio and 75% One Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Robert Holmes Teamster Housing is 0.74.

Michigan's 14th

Congressional District


Total Units


Project Based Sec. 8 Units


Section 202 Units


Senior Units


% of Fair Market Rent


Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

Studio and One

Unit Mix


Average Bedroom Size

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