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Affordable Housing In Capac
St Clair County, Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Capac

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

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Capac

Glen Crest II Apartments

15122 W Park St
Capac, Michigan
Accepts Vouchers

Matteson Street Senior Apartments

130 S Matteson St
Capac, Michigan
Accepts Vouchers

Glen Crest Apartments

15130 W Park St
Capac, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Capac

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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Capac, Michigan

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 208 affordable apartments for rent in Capac, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Capac, Michigan

Capac features 0 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 Capac, Michigan

There are 208 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Capac.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Capac, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Capac, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $879 and $1,075.

2020 Capac, 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
Fair Market Rent $639 $764 $977 $1,266 $1,376
Payment Standard Range $575 to $703 $688 to $840 $879 to $1,075 $1,139 to $1,393 $1,238 to $1,514

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Capac, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 208
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.01%
Average Renter Household Size 2.52
Average Household Size 2.80
Median Household Income $47,054 ±$5,119
Median Rent $706 ±$129
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.83% ± 15.07pp
Total Population 1,909

Population and Household Demographics

Capac is a city in St Clair County, Michigan with a population of 1,909. There are 681 households in the city with an average household size of 2.80 persons. 32.01% of households in Capac are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Capac

The median gross income for households in Capac is $47,054 a year, or $3,921 a month. The median rent for the city is $706 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Capac, a household making less than $2,353 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.83% of households who rent are overburdened in Capac.

Area Median Income In Capac

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 Capac, the AMI is calculated from all households within St Clair County.

In Capac, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,500

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 Capac

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 Capac

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,500 $18,850 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,500 $31,400 $35,350 $39,250 $42,400 $45,550 $48,700 $51,850
80% of Median $44,000 $50,250 $56,550 $62,800 $67,850 $72,850 $77,900 $82,900