Canton Township, Michigan Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 265 income based apartments in Canton Township where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 148 affordable apartments in Canton Township that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Canton Township, Michigan

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

Canton Place Apartments

44505 Ford Rd
Canton Township, Michigan
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
62+

Lincolnshire

44908 Trails Ct
Canton Township, Michigan
Rent Assisted

Canton Place

44505 Ford Rd
Canton Township, Michigan
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Canton Club East

41317 Crossbow Cir
Canton Township, Michigan
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Canton Township

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Canton Township

City Apartments
Detroit, MI Affordable Housing programs support 310 apartment communities in Detroit.
Westland, MI Affordable Housing programs support 15 apartment communities in Westland.
Highland Park, MI Affordable Housing programs support 12 apartment communities in Highland Park.
Dearborn, MI Affordable Housing programs support 10 apartment communities in Dearborn.
Inkster, MI Affordable Housing programs support 10 apartment communities in Inkster.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Canton Township, 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
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)
Go to the Michigan Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Canton Township.

Canton Township, Michigan Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Canton Township, Michigan

Canton Township features 265 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 Canton Township, Michigan

There are 148 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Canton Township.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Canton Township, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Canton Township, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,092 and $1,334.

2023 Canton Township, 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
Canton Township, Michigan Fair Market Rent $845 $952 $1,213 $1,511 $1,629
Canton Township, Michigan Payment Standard Range $761 to $930 $857 to $1,047 $1,092 to $1,334 $1,360 to $1,662 $1,466 to $1,792

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Canton Township, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 413
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 265
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Canton Township is a city in Wayne County, Michigan with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Canton Township are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Canton Township

The median gross income for households in Canton Township is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Canton Township

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

In Canton Township, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,800

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 Canton Township

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 Canton Township

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Canton Township AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,800 $21,500 $24,200 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Canton Township AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,350 $35,800 $40,300 $44,750 $48,350 $51,950 $55,500 $59,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Canton Township AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$50,150 $57,300 $64,450 $71,600 $77,350 $83,100 $88,800 $94,550