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

Discover affordable housing in Delta County where there are 20+ 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.

West Highland Apartments

2701 1st Ave S, Escanaba, Michigan 49829


701 26TH ST, Escanaba, Michigan 49829

Lakeview Apartments

610 Railway Avenue, Gladstone, Michigan 49837

House of Ludington

223 Ludington Street, Escanaba, Michigan 49829

Thorntree Apartments

3100 Thorntree Drive #29 , Gladstone, Michigan 49837

Oakwood Manor Apartments

401 Washington St, Baldwin, Michigan 49304

Les Cheneaux Apartments

825 S 26th St, Escanaba, Michigan 49829


2999 County Rd 420, Gladstone, Michigan 49837


217 Dakota Ave, Gladstone, Michigan 49837

Harbor Towers

110 S 5th St, Escanaba, Michigan 49829

Willowgrove Townhomes

850 S 38th St, Escanaba, Michigan 49829

Meadowbrook Senior Apartments

3610 8th Ave S, Escanaba, Michigan 49829

Bridgewood Central

800 S 26th St, Escanaba, Michigan 49829

Willow Creek Apts C/O Pk Housing

2414 8th Ave. So., Escanaba, Michigan

Mf - Dev 1063 Escanaba Family

100-198 S 5th St, Escanaba, Michigan 49829

Willow Creek II CO Pk Housing

2416 8th Ave S, Escanaba, Michigan 49829

Hollister Manor

36 Fournier Dr, Baldwin, Michigan 49304

Willow Creek Elderly II

2424 8th Ave S, Escanaba, Michigan 49829

Kahlil Village II

670 Kahlil Dr, Baldwin, Michigan 49304

Kahlil Village Apartments

650 Kahlil Dr, Baldwin, Michigan 49304

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Delta County, Michigan
$6.81 (+66%) more than Michigan minimum wage and $9.89 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Delta 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 Delta County, Michigan.

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

How many renters live in Delta County, Michigan?

The County of Delta County has 36,839 people living in 15,851 households.

There are 6,665 renters living in 3,426 renter households in this County. Renters make up 18.09 percent of the population living in Delta County.

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

There are an estimated 19,815 housing units in the Delta County area. Of these, 3,589 units are rental homes, making up 18 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Delta County, Michigan, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Delta County?

The rental vacancy rate in Delta County is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Delta County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Delta County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
103 1,066 1,404 680 149
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Delta County

A large number of apartments in Delta 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 Delta County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 35 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 16 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 Delta County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $684 to $1,534. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $684
One BR $689
Two BR $905
Three BR $1,189
Four BR $1,534
2024 Fair Market Rents in Delta County, Michigan

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Delta 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 83 81 percent
One BR 870 82 percent
Two BR 966 69 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Delta County, Michigan

How many affordable rental units are in Delta County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 360
Public Housing 249
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 335
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 156
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Delta County, Michigan

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

Income Based Apartments in Delta County, Michigan

Delta County features 775 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 265 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 $815 and $996.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.