Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Clare County, MI

Discover affordable housing in Clare County where there are 20+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Brookwood Gardens

202 Mary St , Clare, Michigan 48617

bed 1-2
payment $743-822/mo.

Nottingham Apartments

391 Mill St, Farwell, Michigan 48622

bed 1-2

Pinehurst Senior Apartments

316 Pine Tree Dr, Farwell, Michigan 48622

Sheridan Park Apartments

604 E Eisenhower St, Sheridan, Michigan 48884

Harrison Woods Apartments CO Red Oak Mgmt

700 S Harrison Ave, Harrison, Michigan 48625

Clarendon Glen Apartments CO Watermark Mgmt

230 Mary St, Clare, Michigan 48617

Harrison Woods Apartments

700 Richard Dr, Harrison, Michigan 48625

Pebblestone Manor CO Stratford Group

305 Briarwood Dr, Clare, Michigan 48617

Rosewood Manor Apartments CO Stratford Group

225 Mary St, Clare, Michigan 48617

Whispering Hill Apartments

161 N Lake St, Grant, Michigan 49327

Croze Manor

210 6th St, Harrison, Michigan 48625

Gateway Village

235 Gateway Dr, Clare, Michigan 48617

White Pines

895 Richard Dr, Harrison, Michigan 48625

bed 1-3

Clarecastle Senior Housing

144 W 4th St, Clare, Michigan 48617

Briarwood Apartments

304 Briarwood St, Clare, Michigan 48617

Shady Oaks Apartments

728 W Spruce St, Harrison, Michigan 48625

Grant Senior Citizen Housing C/O Nash & Company

10 N. Lake Street, Grant, Michigan

Sleepy Hollow Apartments

730 W Spruce St, Harrison, Michigan 48625

Croze Manor Fam

410 W Main St, Harrison, Michigan 48625

Pearl Lake Apartments CO Gardner Mgmt

421 Balderson St, Sheridan, Michigan 48884

auto_awesome Focus Results:
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Clare County, Michigan

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Clare County, Michigan
$6.81 (+66%) more than Michigan minimum wage and $9.89 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Clare County, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Clare County, Michigan.

Go to the Michigan Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Clare County.

How many renters live in Clare County, Michigan?

The County of Clare County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 15.47 percent of the population living in Clare County.

What is the rental market like in Clare County, Michigan?

There are an estimated housing units in the Clare County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Clare County, Michigan, there are 1.1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Clare County?

The rental vacancy rate in Clare County is 9 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Clare County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Clare County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
71 443 575 556 97
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Clare County

A large number of apartments in Clare County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Clare County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $633 to $1,516. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $633
One BR $689
Two BR $905
Three BR $1,170
Four BR $1,516
2024 Fair Market Rents in Clare County, Michigan

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Clare County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 36 51 percent
One BR 311 70 percent
Two BR 371 65 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Clare County, Michigan

How many affordable rental units are in Clare County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Clare County, Michigan including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Clare County, Michigan

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Clare County, Michigan

Clare County features 711 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 Clare County, Michigan

There are 111 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clare County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clare County, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clare County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Clare County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clare County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $996.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.