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Affordable Housing In Carleton
Monroe County, Michigan

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Carleton

Carleton Co-op Senior Apartments

188 Center Street
Carleton, Michigan
Income Based
1 BR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Carleton Apartments CO Gardner Mgmt

331 Kent St
Carleton, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Carleton

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)
Ann Arbor Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Moving to Work; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Carleton, Michigan

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 95 affordable apartments for rent in Carleton, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Carleton, Michigan

Carleton features 47 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 Carleton, Michigan

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Carleton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Carleton, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Carleton, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $765 and $935.

2020 Carleton, 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 $623 $656 $850 $1,150 $1,154
Payment Standard Range $561 to $685 $590 to $722 $765 to $935 $1,035 to $1,265 $1,039 to $1,269

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Carleton, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 95
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 47
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.61%
Average Renter Household Size 2.31
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $45,588 ±$13,396
Median Rent $702 ±$230
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 20.67% ± 18.34pp
Total Population 2,447

Population and Household Demographics

Carleton is a city in Monroe County, Michigan with a population of 2,447. There are 962 households in the city with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 18.61% of households in Carleton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Carleton

The median gross income for households in Carleton is $45,588 a year, or $3,799 a month. The median rent for the city is $702 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Carleton, a household making less than $2,340 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 20.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Carleton.

Area Median Income In Carleton

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 Carleton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Monroe County.

In Carleton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,600

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 Carleton

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 Carleton

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,950 $19,400 $21,800 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,250 $32,250 $36,300 $40,300 $43,550 $46,750 $50,000 $53,200
80% of Median $45,150 $51,600 $58,050 $64,500 $69,700 $74,850 $80,000 $85,150