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Affordable Housing In Alpena County
Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Alpena County

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

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Alpena County

Birchwood Meadows

2550 Grant St
Alpena, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Samaritas Affordable Living Alpena

210 Wilson St
Alpena, Michigan
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Pineview Manor

500 Pineview Ct
Hillman, Michigan
$450-558
2 BR

W B. Apartments Llc

2022 N Bagley St
Alpena, Michigan
Subsidized

Alpena Blue Horizon

208 N Eighth Ave
Alpena, Michigan
Subsidized

Pine Meadows Village II

490 Pine St
Alpena, Michigan

Pine Meadow Village Apartments

488 Pine Meadow Ln
Alpena, Michigan

Carriage House Senior Apartments

451 Pinecrest St
Alpena, Michigan

Hiddenbrook Manor

500 Long Rapids Plz
Alpena, Michigan
Subsidized

Springtree Apartments CO Stratford Group

539 Pinecrest St
Alpena, Michigan

Housing Authorities that serve Alpena 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 Alpena County, Michigan

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 704 affordable apartments for rent in Alpena County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Alpena County, Michigan

Alpena County features 508 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Alpena County, Michigan

There are 196 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Alpena County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Alpena County, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Alpena County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Alpena County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Alpena County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Alpena County, Michigan Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Alpena County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $503 $606 $734 $1,037 $1,074
Alpena County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $453 to $553 $545 to $667 $661 to $807 $933 to $1,141 $967 to $1,181

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Alpena County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 704
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 508
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.05
Average Household Size 2.24
Median Household Income $38,829 ±$1,569
Median Rent $564 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.45% ± 5.03pp
Total Population 29,068

Population and Household Demographics

Alpena County is a county in Michigan with a population of 29,068. There are 12,722 households in the county with an average household size of 2.24 persons. 23.81% of households in Alpena County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Alpena County

The median gross income for households in Alpena County is $38,829 a year, or $3,236 a month. The median rent for the county is $564 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Alpena County, a household making less than $1,880 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.45% of households who rent are overburdened in Alpena County.

Area Median Income In Alpena 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 Alpena County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,800

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 Alpena 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Alpena County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Alpena County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,450 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Alpena County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $31,950 $34,550 $37,100 $39,650 $42,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Alpena County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,800 $40,900 $46,000 $51,100 $55,200 $59,300 $63,400 $67,500

Cities In Alpena County

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City Served By
Alpena The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Alpena are the Alpena Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Alpenaship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alpenaship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Green The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Green is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Hillman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hillman is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Long Rapids The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Long Rapids is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Maple Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Maple Ridge is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ossineke The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ossineke is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ossinekeship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ossinekeship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Sanborn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sanborn is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Wellington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wellington is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Wilson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilson is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.