Affordable Housing In Belleville
Wayne County, Michigan

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Belleville

Belleville Co-op Senior Apartments

575 Sumpter
Belleville, Michigan
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Parkwood Manor 2

8800 Parkwood St
Belleville, Michigan
Subsidized

Columbia Court

275 W Columbia Ave
Belleville, Michigan
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Green Meadows Apartments

11551 Quirk Rd
Belleville, Michigan
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Belleville, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Belleville, Michigan

Housing Authority Programs
Detroit Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Moderate Rehabilitation; Family Unification Program (FUP)
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)
River Rouge Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Ferndale Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Melvindale 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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Belleville, Michigan

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 513 affordable apartments for rent in Belleville, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Belleville, Michigan

Belleville features 369 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 Belleville, Michigan

There are 144 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Belleville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Belleville, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Belleville landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Belleville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Belleville, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $976 and $1,192.

2022 Belleville, 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
Belleville, Michigan Fair Market Rent $733 $848 $1,084 $1,371 $1,473
Belleville, Michigan Payment Standard Range $660 to $806 $763 to $933 $976 to $1,192 $1,234 to $1,508 $1,326 to $1,620

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Belleville, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 513
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 369
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.42%
Average Renter Household Size 2.08
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $45,452 ±$7,339
Median Rent $715 ±$32
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.52% ± 13.19pp
Total Population 3,919

Population and Household Demographics

Belleville is a city in Wayne County, Michigan with a population of 3,919. There are 1,617 households in the city with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 42.42% of households in Belleville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Belleville

The median gross income for households in Belleville is $45,452 a year, or $3,788 a month. The median rent for the city is $715 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Belleville, a household making less than $2,383 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Belleville.

Area Median Income In Belleville

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 Belleville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wayne County.

In Belleville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,000

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 Belleville

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 Belleville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Belleville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,800 $19,200 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Belleville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,000 $32,000 $36,000 $40,000 $43,200 $46,400 $49,600 $52,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Belleville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,800 $51,200 $57,600 $64,000 $69,150 $74,250 $79,400 $84,500