Affordable Housing In Cass City
Tuscola County, Michigan

Waiting List Openings In Cass City

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1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cass City

Cass City Apts Kmg Prestige, Inc.

4224 Woodland St
Cass City, Michigan
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Cass City, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Cass City, Michigan

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 Cass City, Michigan

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Cass City, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Cass City, Michigan

Cass City features 24 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 Cass City, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cass City, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cass City, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $681 and $833.

2022 Cass City, 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
Cass City, Michigan Fair Market Rent $524 $626 $757 $1,050 $1,108
Cass City, Michigan Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $563 to $689 $681 to $833 $945 to $1,155 $997 to $1,219

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cass City, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.93%
Average Renter Household Size 1.94
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $43,464 ±$4,761
Median Rent $614 ±$27
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.17% ± 11.71pp
Total Population 2,542

Population and Household Demographics

Cass City is a city in Tuscola County, Michigan with a population of 2,542. There are 961 households in the city with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 23.93% of households in Cass City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cass City

The median gross income for households in Cass City is $43,464 a year, or $3,622 a month. The median rent for the city is $614 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cass City, a household making less than $2,047 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Cass City.

Area Median Income In Cass City

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 Cass City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Tuscola County.

In Cass City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,900

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 Cass City

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 Cass City

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cass City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,050 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cass City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,050 $28,600 $32,200 $35,750 $38,650 $41,500 $44,350 $47,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cass City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,050 $45,800 $51,500 $57,200 $61,800 $66,400 $70,950 $75,550