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Affordable Housing In Breckenridge
Gratiot County, Michigan

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Breckenridge

Pinestead Place

224 Pine St
Breckenridge, Michigan
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Breckenridge

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 Breckenridge, Michigan

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 32 affordable apartments for rent in Breckenridge, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Breckenridge, Michigan

Breckenridge features 32 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 Breckenridge, Michigan

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Breckenridge.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Breckenridge, Michigan

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

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

2021 Breckenridge, 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
Breckenridge, Michigan Fair Market Rent $484 $557 $734 $943 $1,094
Breckenridge, Michigan Payment Standard Range $436 to $532 $501 to $613 $661 to $807 $849 to $1,037 $985 to $1,203

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Breckenridge, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 32
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 32
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.86%
Average Renter Household Size 2.28
Average Household Size 2.17
Median Household Income $30,580 ±$4,031
Median Rent $565 ±$61
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.53% ± 16.56pp
Total Population 1,180

Population and Household Demographics

Breckenridge is a city in Gratiot County, Michigan with a population of 1,180. There are 545 households in the city with an average household size of 2.17 persons. 34.86% of households in Breckenridge are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Breckenridge

The median gross income for households in Breckenridge is $30,580 a year, or $2,548 a month. The median rent for the city is $565 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Breckenridge, a household making less than $1,883 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.53% of households who rent are overburdened in Breckenridge.

Area Median Income In Breckenridge

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 Breckenridge, the AMI is calculated from all households within Gratiot County.

In Breckenridge, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,500

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 Breckenridge

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 Breckenridge

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Breckenridge 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 Breckenridge 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 Breckenridge 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