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Affordable Housing In Center Line
Macomb County, Michigan

Waiting List Openings In Center Line

Waiting ListStatus
Detroit Housing Commission Public Housing Open Now
Detroit Housing Commission Senior Public Housing Open Now

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Center Line

Dunn Family Co-op Senior Apartments

8400 Engleman Street
Center Line, Michigan
Call For Rent
1 BR

Centerline Park Towers

8033 E 10 Mile Rd
Center Line, Michigan

Lawrence Park Apartments

7000 E 10 Mile Rd
Center Line, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Center Line

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)
Ferndale Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Eastpointe 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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Center Line, Michigan

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 660 affordable apartments for rent in Center Line, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Center Line, Michigan

Center Line features 408 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 Center Line, Michigan

There are 252 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Center Line.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Center Line, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Center Line landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Center Line.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Center Line, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $944 and $1,154.

2021 Center Line, 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 $697 $821 $1,049 $1,344 $1,458
Payment Standard Range $627 to $767 $739 to $903 $944 to $1,154 $1,210 to $1,478 $1,312 to $1,604

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Center Line, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 660
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 408
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 48.7%
Average Renter Household Size 1.84
Average Household Size 2.19
Median Household Income $33,817 ±$4,301
Median Rent $512 ±$102
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.02% ± 11.09pp
Total Population 8,306

Population and Household Demographics

Center Line is a city in Macomb County, Michigan with a population of 8,306. There are 3,694 households in the city with an average household size of 2.19 persons. 48.7% of households in Center Line are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Center Line

The median gross income for households in Center Line is $33,817 a year, or $2,818 a month. The median rent for the city is $512 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Center Line, a household making less than $1,707 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.02% of households who rent are overburdened in Center Line.

Area Median Income In Center Line

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 Center Line, the AMI is calculated from all households within Macomb County.

In Center Line, 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 Center Line

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 Center Line

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