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Affordable Housing In Branch County
Michigan

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Branch County

Bronson Senior Apartments

435 Wayne St
Bronson, Michigan
$520-700
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Bronson Fieldcrest Apartments

151 Wayne St
Bronson, Michigan

Prairie Glen Apartments

75 Glenn Avenue
Quincy, Michigan

The Lofts at Milnes Plaza

20 Hanchett St
Coldwater, Michigan

Fairview Manor

306 Mowry Ave
Bronson, Michigan

Price Apartments % Mrd, Inc.

20 Glen Avenue
Quincy, Michigan

Ridgeview Apts Uc %Medallion Mgt Inc

448 St. Joseph St
Union City, Michigan

Mayer, D. Lynn & Carolyn J Mayer

652 S Parham Rd
Bronson, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Branch 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 Branch County, Michigan

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 318 affordable apartments for rent in Branch County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Branch County, Michigan

Branch County features 159 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 Branch County, Michigan

There are 146 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Branch County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Branch County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Branch County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $713 and $871.

2021 Branch 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
Branch County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $589 $625 $792 $995 $1,074
Branch County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $530 to $648 $563 to $688 $713 to $871 $896 to $1,095 $967 to $1,181

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Branch County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 318
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 159
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.64%
Average Renter Household Size 2.42
Average Household Size 2.58
Median Household Income $44,373 ±$1,589
Median Rent $662 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.48% ± 5.01pp
Total Population 43,706

Population and Household Demographics

Branch County is a county in Michigan with a population of 43,706. There are 16,022 households in the county with an average household size of 2.58 persons. 23.64% of households in Branch County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Branch County

The median gross income for households in Branch County is $44,373 a year, or $3,698 a month. The median rent for the county is $662 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Branch County, a household making less than $2,207 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.48% of households who rent are overburdened in Branch County.

Area Median Income In Branch 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 Branch County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,100

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 Branch 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 Branch County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Branch County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,550 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,000 $42,600
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Branch County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,600 $25,800 $29,050 $32,250 $34,850 $37,450 $40,000 $42,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Branch County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,150 $41,300 $46,450 $51,600 $55,750 $59,900 $64,000 $68,150

Cities In Branch County

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City Served By
Algansee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Algansee is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Batavia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Batavia is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bethel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bethel is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bronson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bronson are the Bronson Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bronsonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bronsonship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Butler The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Butler is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
California The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves California is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Coldwater The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Coldwater are the Coldwater Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Coldwater Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coldwater Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Gilead The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gilead is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Girard The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Girard is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Kinderhook The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kinderhook is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Matteson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Matteson is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Noble The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Noble is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ovid The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ovid is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ovidship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ovidship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Quincy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Quincy is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Quincyship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Quincyship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Sherwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sherwood is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Sherwoodship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sherwoodship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Union The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Union is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Union City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Union City is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.