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Affordable Housing In Dalton
Muskegon County, Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Dalton

Waiting ListStatus
Michigan State Housing Development Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Soon

Housing Authorities that serve Dalton

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)
Muskegon Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dalton, Michigan

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Dalton, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Dalton, Michigan

Dalton 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 Dalton, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dalton, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Dalton landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Dalton.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dalton, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $908.

2021 Dalton, 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
Dalton, Michigan Fair Market Rent $593 $626 $825 $1,069 $1,119
Dalton, Michigan Payment Standard Range $534 to $652 $563 to $689 $743 to $908 $962 to $1,176 $1,007 to $1,231

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Dalton, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Dalton is a city in Muskegon County, Michigan with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Dalton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dalton

The median gross income for households in Dalton is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Dalton

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 Dalton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Muskegon County.

In Dalton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,900

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 Dalton

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 Dalton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Dalton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,450 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Dalton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $31,950 $34,550 $37,100 $39,650 $42,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Dalton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,800 $40,900 $46,000 $51,100 $55,200 $59,300 $63,400 $67,500