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Affordable Housing In Clare County
Michigan

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clare County

Brookwood Gardens

202 Mary St
Clare, Michigan
$743-822
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Sheridan Park Apartments

604 E Eisenhower St
Sheridan, Michigan
Subsidized

Whispering Hill Apartments

161 N Lake St
Grant, Michigan
Subsidized

Harrison Woods Apartments

700 Richard Dr
Harrison, Michigan

White Pines

895 Richard Dr
Harrison, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Rosewood Manor Apartments CO Stratford Group

225 Mary St
Clare, Michigan
Subsidized

Nottingham Apartments

391 Mill St
Farwell, Michigan

Pebblestone Manor CO Stratford Group

305 Briarwood Dr
Clare, Michigan
Subsidized

Pinehurst Senior Apartments

316 Pine Tree Dr
Farwell, Michigan

Gateway Village

235 Gateway Dr
Clare, Michigan
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Clare 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 Clare County, Michigan

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,027 affordable apartments for rent in Clare County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Clare County, Michigan

Clare County features 687 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 340 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 $661 and $807.

2021 Clare 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
Clare County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $503 $557 $734 $990 $1,071
Clare County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $453 to $553 $501 to $613 $661 to $807 $891 to $1,089 $964 to $1,178

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Clare County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 1,027
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 687
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.43%
Average Renter Household Size 2.26
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $33,015 ±$1,106
Median Rent $596 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.18% ± 5.41pp
Total Population 30,710

Population and Household Demographics

Clare County is a county in Michigan with a population of 30,710. There are 13,255 households in the county with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 19.43% of households in Clare County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clare County

The median gross income for households in Clare County is $33,015 a year, or $2,751 a month. The median rent for the county is $596 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clare County, a household making less than $1,987 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Clare County.

Area Median Income In Clare 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 Clare County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,900

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 Clare 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 Clare County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Clare 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 Clare 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 Clare 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 Clare County

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City Served By
Arthur The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arthur is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Clare The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clare is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Farwell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Farwell is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Franklin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Franklin is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Freeman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Freeman is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Frost The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Frost is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Garfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Garfield is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Grant The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grant is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Greenwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenwood is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Hamilton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hamilton is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Harrison The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harrison is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Hatton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hatton is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Hayes The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hayes is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Lincoln The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lincoln is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Redding The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Redding is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Sheridan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sheridan is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Summerfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Summerfield is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Surrey The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Surrey is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Winterfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winterfield is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.