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

Discover affordable housing in Clinton County where there are 25+ 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.

North Scott Villa CO Gardner Mgmt Co

401 N Scott St, Dewitt, Michigan 48820

East Glen Apartments

1801 N Hagadorn Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

Suntree Apartments

1100 Sunview Drive, St Johns, Michigan 48879

Mapleview Apartments

378 S. Poplar St. A12, Maple Rapids, Michigan 48853

Woodward Way

2720 Sirhal Dr, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

Elsie Meadows Apartments

202 N Park Ave, Elsie, Michigan 48831


1290 Deer Path Ln, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

Serenity Place

216 S Clinton St, Grand Ledge, Michigan 48837

Sandstone Apartments Kmg Prestige, Inc

403 N Ovid St, Elsie, Michigan 48831

Edgewood Village

6213 Towar Garden Cir, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

Avalon Place Apartments and Townhomes

13180 Schavey Rd, Dewitt, Michigan 48820

Knollview Apartments

514 W High St, Ovid, Michigan 48866

1777 Haslett Road

1777 Haslett Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

Bailey Center Apartments

300 Bailey Street, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

Castle St Johns

110 E Higham St, St Johns, Michigan 48879

Pine Park Apartments

341 Maple St, Ewing, Michigan 0

Mapleview Apartments CO Pk Housing and Mgmt

378 Poplar St, Maple Rapids, Michigan 48853

Countryside Manor

14375 Webster Rd, Bath, Michigan 48808

Mf - Dev 007r Carriage Town

218 E Williams St, Ovid, Michigan 48866

Meridian Stratford Place

2790 Sirhal Dr, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Clinton County, Michigan
$10.35 (+100%) more than Michigan minimum wage and $13.43 (+185%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Clinton 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 Clinton County, Michigan.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Mainstream Voucher programs for Clinton County, Michigan.

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

How many renters live in Clinton County, Michigan?

The County of Clinton County has 79,748 people living in 31,010 households.

There are 13,575 renters living in 5,571 renter households in this County. Renters make up 17.02 percent of the population living in Clinton County.

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

There are an estimated 32,897 housing units in the Clinton County area. Of these, 6,439 units are rental homes, making up 20 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Clinton County, Michigan, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Clinton County?

The rental vacancy rate in Clinton County is 10 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 Clinton County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Clinton County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
130 854 2,386 1,301 876
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Clinton County

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

How many renter households in Clinton County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 37 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 18 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Clinton County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $847 to $1,454. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $847
One BR $887
Two BR $1,092
Three BR $1,423
Four BR $1,454
2024 Fair Market Rents in Clinton County, Michigan

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Clinton 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 95 73 percent
One BR 395 46 percent
Two BR 1,192 50 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Clinton County, Michigan

How many affordable rental units are in Clinton County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 216
Public Housing 30
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 158
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 118
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Clinton County, Michigan

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

Income Based Apartments in Clinton County, Michigan

Clinton County features 943 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 Clinton County, Michigan

There are 535 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clinton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clinton County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clinton County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $983 and $1,201.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.