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Affordable Housing In Delta County
Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Delta County

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

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Delta County

House of Ludington

223 Ludington Street
Escanaba, Michigan

Thorntree Apartments

3100 Thorntree Drive #29 
Gladstone, Michigan

Lakeview Apartments

610 Railway Avenue
Gladstone, Michigan
Subsidized

Bridgewood Central

800 S 26th St
Escanaba, Michigan
Subsidized

West Highland Sand Hills

2701 1st Ave S
Escanaba, Michigan
Subsidized

Thorntree

2999 County Rd 420
Gladstone, Michigan

Mf - Dev 1063 Escanaba Family

100-198 S 5th St
Escanaba, Michigan

Willow Creek II CO Pk Housing

2416 8th Ave S
Escanaba, Michigan
Subsidized

Meadowbrook Senior Apartments

3610 8th Ave S
Escanaba, Michigan

Willow Creek Elderly II

2424 8th Ave S
Escanaba, Michigan

Housing Authorities that serve Delta 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 Delta County, Michigan

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,108 affordable apartments for rent in Delta County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Delta County, Michigan

Delta County features 803 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 Delta County, Michigan

There are 305 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Delta County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Delta County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Delta County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Delta 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
Delta County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $583 $583 $734 $1,035 $1,151
Delta County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $525 to $641 $525 to $641 $661 to $807 $932 to $1,139 $1,036 to $1,266

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Delta County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 1,108
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 803
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.45%
Average Renter Household Size 1.91
Average Household Size 2.30
Median Household Income $42,031 ±$1,976
Median Rent $537 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.88% ± 5.2pp
Total Population 36,712

Population and Household Demographics

Delta County is a county in Michigan with a population of 36,712. There are 15,685 households in the county with an average household size of 2.30 persons. 21.45% of households in Delta County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Delta County

The median gross income for households in Delta County is $42,031 a year, or $3,503 a month. The median rent for the county is $537 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Delta County, a household making less than $1,790 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Delta County.

Area Median Income In Delta 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 Delta County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,300

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 Delta 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 Delta 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 Delta County 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 Delta County 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 Delta County 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

Cities In Delta County

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City Served By
Baldwin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Baldwin are the Baldwin Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Baldwinship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Baldwinship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bark River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bark River is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bay de Noc The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bay de Noc is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Brampton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brampton is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Cornell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cornell is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ensign The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ensign is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Escanaba The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Escanaba are the Escanaba Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Escanabaship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Escanabaship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Fairbanks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairbanks is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ford River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ford River is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Garden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Garden is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Gardenship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gardenship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Gladstone The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gladstone are the Gladstone Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Maple Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Maple Ridge is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Masonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Masonville is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Nahma The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nahma is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Wells The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wells is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.