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255 W 14 Mile Rd
Clawson, Michigan
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Clawson that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 251 low-income homes in Clawson where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $323 towards rent each month.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on April 20th, 2022. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Clawson, 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.

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
Plymouth Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD); Family Unification Program (FUP)
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Clawson, Michigan Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Clawson, Michigan

Clawson features 251 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 Clawson, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clawson, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clawson landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Clawson.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clawson, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,092 and $1,334.

2023 Clawson, 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
Clawson, Michigan Fair Market Rent $845 $952 $1,213 $1,511 $1,629
Clawson, Michigan Payment Standard Range $761 to $930 $857 to $1,047 $1,092 to $1,334 $1,360 to $1,662 $1,466 to $1,792

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Clawson, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 251
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 251
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.76%
Average Renter Household Size 1.79
Average Household Size 2.16
Median Household Income $56,395 ±$4,125
Median Rent $826 ±$47
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.51% ± 7.12pp
Total Population 11,988

Population and Household Demographics

Clawson is a city in Oakland County, Michigan with a population of 11,988. There are 5,481 households in the city with an average household size of 2.16 persons. 30.76% of households in Clawson are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clawson

The median gross income for households in Clawson is $56,395 a year, or $4,700 a month. The median rent for the city is $826 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clawson, a household making less than $2,753 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.51% of households who rent are overburdened in Clawson.

Area Median Income In Clawson

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 Clawson, the AMI is calculated from all households within Oakland County.

In Clawson, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $94,700

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 Clawson

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 Clawson

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Clawson AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,900 $22,750 $25,600 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Clawson AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,150 $37,900 $42,650 $47,350 $51,150 $54,950 $58,750 $62,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Clawson AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$53,050 $60,600 $68,200 $75,750 $81,850 $87,900 $93,950 $100,000