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Affordable Housing In Chippewa County
Michigan

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chippewa County

West Bridge Apartments

633 W Portage Ave
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Drummond Island Apartments

33142 South Socia Sub Dr
Drummond, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Chippewa County

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 Chippewa County, Michigan

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 52 affordable apartments for rent in Chippewa County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Chippewa County, Michigan

Chippewa County 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 Chippewa County, Michigan

There are 52 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chippewa County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chippewa County, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Chippewa County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Chippewa County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chippewa County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $692 and $846.

2021 Chippewa County, 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
Chippewa County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $507 $584 $769 $956 $1,043
Chippewa County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $456 to $558 $526 to $642 $692 to $846 $860 to $1,052 $939 to $1,147

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Chippewa County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 52
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.75%
Average Renter Household Size 2.37
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $41,993 ±$1,700
Median Rent $608 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.85% ± 4.86pp
Total Population 38,586

Population and Household Demographics

Chippewa County is a county in Michigan with a population of 38,586. There are 13,997 households in the county with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 29.75% of households in Chippewa County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chippewa County

The median gross income for households in Chippewa County is $41,993 a year, or $3,499 a month. The median rent for the county is $608 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chippewa County, a household making less than $2,027 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.85% of households who rent are overburdened in Chippewa County.

Area Median Income In Chippewa County

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.

In Chippewa County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,800

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 Chippewa County

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 Chippewa County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Chippewa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,550 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,000 $42,600
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Chippewa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,600 $25,800 $29,050 $32,250 $34,850 $37,450 $40,000 $42,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Chippewa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,150 $41,300 $46,450 $51,600 $55,750 $59,900 $64,000 $68,150

Cities In Chippewa County

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City Served By
Bay Mills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bay Mills is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bruce Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bruce Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Chippewa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chippewa is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Dafter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dafter is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
De Tour Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves De Tour Village is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Detour The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Detour is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Drummond The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Drummond is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Hulbert The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hulbert is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Kinross Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kinross Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Pickford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pickford is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Raber The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Raber is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Rudyard The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rudyard is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Sault Ste. Marie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sault Ste. Marie is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Soo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Soo is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Sugar Island The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sugar Island is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Superior The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Superior is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Trout Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trout Lake is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Whitefish The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Whitefish is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.