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Affordable Housing In Dewitt
Clinton County, Michigan

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dewitt

North Scott Villa CO Gardner Mgmt Co

401 N Scott St
Dewitt, Michigan
2 BR

Avalon Place Apartments and Townhomes

13180 Schavey Rd
Dewitt, Michigan

Dewitt Four Seasons Apartments

1268 W Clark Rd
Dewitt, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Dewitt

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)
Housing Services Mid Michigan Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
Lansing Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dewitt, Michigan

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 422 affordable apartments for rent in Dewitt, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Dewitt, Michigan

Dewitt features 178 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 Dewitt, Michigan

There are 244 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dewitt.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dewitt, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dewitt, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $818 and $1,000.

2021 Dewitt, 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
Dewitt, Michigan Fair Market Rent $710 $740 $909 $1,171 $1,264
Dewitt, Michigan Payment Standard Range $639 to $781 $666 to $814 $818 to $1,000 $1,054 to $1,288 $1,138 to $1,390

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Dewitt, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 422
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 178
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.8%
Average Renter Household Size 2.51
Average Household Size 2.72
Median Household Income $76,827 ±$12,247
Median Rent $879 ±$76
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.42% ± 18.63pp
Total Population 4,631

Population and Household Demographics

Dewitt is a city in Clinton County, Michigan with a population of 4,631. There are 1,698 households in the city with an average household size of 2.72 persons. 25.8% of households in Dewitt are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dewitt

The median gross income for households in Dewitt is $76,827 a year, or $6,402 a month. The median rent for the city is $879 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dewitt, a household making less than $2,930 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.42% of households who rent are overburdened in Dewitt.

Area Median Income In Dewitt

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 Dewitt, the AMI is calculated from all households within Clinton County.

In Dewitt, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,700

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 Dewitt

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 Dewitt

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Dewitt AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,850 $19,250 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Dewitt AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,100 $32,100 $36,100 $40,100 $43,350 $46,550 $49,750 $52,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Dewitt AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,950 $51,350 $57,750 $64,150 $69,300 $74,450 $79,550 $84,700