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Affordable Housing In Arenac County
Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Arenac County

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

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Arenac County

Mill Creek Apartments

411 W Mill St
Standish, Michigan
Subsidized

Riverside Manor

530 N Main St
Au Gres, Michigan
Subsidized

Willow Creek II Gld Mgmt Co

911E Cedar St
Standish, Michigan

Hickory Hollow Apartments Gld Mgmt Co

521 S Court St
Au Gres, Michigan
Subsidized

Country Gardens

517 S Court St
Au Gres, Michigan

Willow Creek II

913 E Cedar St
Standish, Michigan

Willow Creek Apartments Gld Mgmt Co

905 E Cedar St
Standish, Michigan
Subsidized

Vonsteinwehr II C/O Mrd, Inc

455 Mill St
Standish, Michigan

Woods View Manor C/O Medallion Mgmt

200 East Elm Street
Standish, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Arenac 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 Arenac County, Michigan

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 224 affordable apartments for rent in Arenac County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Arenac County, Michigan

Arenac County features 184 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 Arenac County, Michigan

There are 40 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Arenac County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Arenac County, Michigan

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

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

2021 Arenac 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
Arenac County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $497 $588 $734 $985 $1,182
Arenac County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $447 to $547 $529 to $647 $661 to $807 $887 to $1,084 $1,064 to $1,300

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Arenac County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 224
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 184
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 16.98%
Average Renter Household Size 2.36
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $38,307 ±$1,629
Median Rent $587 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.92% ± 4.96pp
Total Population 15,424

Population and Household Demographics

Arenac County is a county in Michigan with a population of 15,424. There are 6,447 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 16.98% of households in Arenac County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Arenac County

The median gross income for households in Arenac County is $38,307 a year, or $3,192 a month. The median rent for the county is $587 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Arenac County, a household making less than $1,957 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Arenac County.

Area Median Income In Arenac 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 Arenac County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,700

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 Arenac 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 Arenac County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Arenac 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 Arenac 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 Arenac 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 Arenac County

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City Served By
Adams The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Adams is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Arenac The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arenac is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Au Gres The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Au Gres is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Au Gresship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Au Gresship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Clayton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clayton is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Deep River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Deep River is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Lincoln The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lincoln is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Mason The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mason is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Moffatt The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moffatt is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Omer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Omer is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Sims The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sims is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Standish The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Standish is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Standishship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Standishship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Sterling The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sterling is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Turner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Turner is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Turnership The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Turnership is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Twining The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Twining is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Whitney The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Whitney is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.