Affordable Housing In Dexter
Washtenaw County, Michigan

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dexter

Walkabout Creek

7799 Kookaburra Ct
Dexter, MI
Accepts Vouchers

Walkabout Creek II

2230 Melbourne Ave
Dexter, MI
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Dexter

Housing Authority Programs
Ann Arbor Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Moving to Work; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dexter, Michigan

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 265 affordable apartments for rent in Dexter, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Dexter, Michigan

Dexter 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 Dexter, Michigan

There are 265 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dexter.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dexter, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dexter, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,012 and $1,236.

2020 Dexter, 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
Fair Market Rent $900 $921 $1,124 $1,445 $1,767
Payment Standard Range $810 to $990 $829 to $1,013 $1,012 to $1,236 $1,301 to $1,590 $1,590 to $1,944

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Dexter, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 265
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.65%
Average Renter Household Size 2.50
Average Household Size 2.65
Median Household Income $70,852 ±$8,766
Median Rent $1,164 ±$96
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.32% ± 15.79pp
Total Population 4,682

Population and Household Demographics

Dexter is a City in Washtenaw County, Michigan with a population of 4,682. There are 1,765 households in the city with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 30.65% of households in Dexter are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dexter

The median gross income for households in Dexter is $70,852 a year, or $5,904 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,164 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dexter, a household making less than $3,880 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.32% of households who rent are overburdened in Dexter.1

Area Median Income In Dexter

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 Dexter, the AMI is calculated from all households within Washtenaw County.

In Dexter, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $101,200

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 Dexter

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 Dexter HUD Rental Assistance in Dexter

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,250 $24,300 $27,350 $30,350 $32,800 $35,250 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $35,450 $40,500 $45,550 $50,600 $54,650 $58,700 $62,750 $66,800
80% of Median $52,850 $60,400 $67,950 $75,500 $81,550 $87,600 $93,650 $99,700