Affordable Housing In Ann Arbor
Washtenaw County, Michigan

Affordable Housing programs support 1,131 income based apartments in Ann Arbor where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 1,216 affordable apartments in Ann Arbor that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Ann Arbor, Michigan

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Ann Arbor. Go to the Michigan Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Ann Arbor.

Arrowwood Hills Coop

2566 Arrowwood Trl
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Rent Assisted

Maple Meadows

800-890 S Maple Rd
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Affordable

Carrot Way Apartments - Avalon

3 Carrot Way
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Affordable

Parkhurst Apartments

1500 Pauline Blvd
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Affordable

Carrot Way Apartments

1731 Dhu Varren Rd
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Affordable

West Arbor

701 N. Maple
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Affordable

Woodchase Club Apartments

1015 Rabbit Run Cir
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Affordable

Pear Street

1440 Pear St
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Affordable

William Street Apartments

201 W William St
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Affordable

Oaks of Ann Arbor

3599 Stone School Rd
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Ann Arbor

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Ann Arbor, Michigan

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Ann Arbor Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Moving to Work; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Ypsilanti Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Plymouth Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD); Family Unification Program (FUP)
Go to the Michigan Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Ann Arbor.

Ann Arbor, Michigan Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Ann Arbor features 1,131 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 Ann Arbor, Michigan

There are 1,216 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ann Arbor.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ann Arbor, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ann Arbor landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Ann Arbor.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ann Arbor, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,246 and $1,522.

2023 Ann Arbor, 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
Ann Arbor, Michigan Fair Market Rent $1,148 $1,153 $1,384 $1,684 $1,926
Ann Arbor, Michigan Payment Standard Range $1,033 to $1,263 $1,038 to $1,268 $1,246 to $1,522 $1,516 to $1,852 $1,733 to $2,119

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ann Arbor, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 25
Total Low Income Apartments 2,347
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,131
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 55.23%
Average Renter Household Size 2.16
Average Household Size 2.23
Median Household Income $55,990 ±$1,259
Median Rent $1,063 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.33% ± 2.37pp
Total Population 116,194

Population and Household Demographics

Ann Arbor is a city in Washtenaw County, Michigan with a population of 116,194. There are 47,179 households in the city with an average household size of 2.23 persons. 55.23% of households in Ann Arbor are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ann Arbor

The median gross income for households in Ann Arbor is $55,990 a year, or $4,666 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,063 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ann Arbor, a household making less than $3,543 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Ann Arbor.

Area Median Income In Ann Arbor

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Ann Arbor, the AMI is calculated from all households within Washtenaw County.

In Ann Arbor, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $117,800

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 Ann Arbor

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 Ann Arbor

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ann Arbor AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,750 $28,300 $31,850 $35,350 $38,200 $41,050 $43,850 $46,700
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ann Arbor AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$41,250 $47,150 $53,050 $58,900 $63,650 $68,350 $73,050 $77,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ann Arbor AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,600 $71,550 $80,500 $89,400 $96,600 $103,750 $110,900 $118,050