Affordable Housing In Alcona County
Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Alcona County

Waiting ListStatus
Michigan State Housing Development Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Now
Michigan State Housing Development Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Now
Michigan State Housing Development Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Now

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Alcona County

Colwell Manor Apartments

201 N 8th St
Harrisville, MI
Income Based
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome
Subsidized

Station Creek Retirement Community

10010 Crossroad Ct SE
Caledonia, MI
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Whispering Pines Apartments Mapleleaf

N9185 Kozy St
Curtis, MI
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Housing Authorities that serve Alcona County

Housing Authority Programs
Michigan State Housing Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Alcona County, Michigan

According to federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research, there are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 129 affordable apartments for rent in Alcona County, Michigan. Alcona County features 129 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 0 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Alcona County.

Alcona County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 129
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 129
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 10.94%
Average Renter Household Size 2.26
Average Household Size 2.08
Median Household Income $38,033 ±$1,749
Median Rent $609 ±$30
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.37% ± 5.84pp
Total Population 10,550

Population and Household Demographics

Alcona County is a County in Michigan with a population of 10,550. There are 5,001 households in the county with an average household size of 2.08 persons. 10.94% of households in Alcona County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Alcona County

The median gross income for households in Alcona County is $38,033 a year, or $3,169 a month. The median rent for the county is $609 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Alcona County, a household making less than $2,030 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Alcona County.1

Area Median Income In Alcona County

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

In Alcona County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,200

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Alcona County

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for Alcona County HUD Rental Assistance in Alcona County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,850 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $37,900 $40,350
50% of Median $21,400 $24,450 $27,500 $30,550 $33,000 $35,450 $37,900 $40,350
80% of Median $34,250 $39,150 $44,050 $48,900 $52,850 $56,750 $60,650 $64,550

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Alcona County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $21,400 $24,450 $27,500 $30,550 $33,000 $35,450 $37,900 $40,350
60% of Median $25,680 $29,340 $33,000 $36,660 $39,600 $42,540 $45,480 $48,420

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Alcona County is $33,000 a year, or $2,750 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,750 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $825 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $535 $573 $688 $794 $886 $978
60% $642 $688 $825 $953 $1,064 $1,174
Fair Market Rents in Alcona County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$609 $619 $713 $950 $1,004

Cities In Alcona County

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City Listings Served By
Caledonia 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Caledonia is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Harrisville 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harrisville is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Lincoln 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lincoln is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Alcona 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alcona is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Caledoniaship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Caledoniaship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Curtis 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Curtis is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Greenbush 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenbush is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Gustin 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gustin is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Harrisvilleship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harrisvilleship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Hawes 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hawes is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Haynes 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Haynes is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Hubbard Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hubbard Lake is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Lost Lake Woods 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lost Lake Woods is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Mikado 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mikado is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Millen 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Millen is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Mitchell 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mitchell is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.