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Affordable Housing In Dickinson County
Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Dickinson County

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

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dickinson County

Westwood Apartments

207 S Westwood Ave
Kingsford, Michigan
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Maplewood Manor - West Branch

200 S Valley
West Branch, Michigan
Subsidized

Norwood Apartments

1025 Norway Apt. #15 
Norway, Michigan

Trails at West Branch, The

350 S 3rd St
West Branch, Michigan

Westwood Apartments CO Upcap

203 S Westwood Ave
Kingsford, Michigan

Maplewood Manor

211 N Valley St
West Branch, Michigan

Diamondhead Manor

677 S Westwood Ave
Kingsford, Michigan

Griffin Place

356 State St
West Branch, Michigan

Sleepy Oaks

209 Shrigley St
West Branch, Michigan

Southside Apartments II

1845 S 1st St
West Branch, Michigan

Housing Authorities that serve Dickinson 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 Dickinson County, Michigan

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 767 affordable apartments for rent in Dickinson County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Dickinson County, Michigan

Dickinson County features 330 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 Dickinson County, Michigan

There are 437 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dickinson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dickinson County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dickinson County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $701 and $857.

2021 Dickinson 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
Dickinson County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $534 $631 $779 $983 $1,056
Dickinson County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $481 to $587 $568 to $694 $701 to $857 $885 to $1,081 $950 to $1,162

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Dickinson County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 767
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 330
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.83%
Average Renter Household Size 2.15
Average Household Size 2.31
Median Household Income $43,779 ±$3,239
Median Rent $676 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.31% ± 7.17pp
Total Population 26,012

Population and Household Demographics

Dickinson County is a county in Michigan with a population of 26,012. There are 11,059 households in the county with an average household size of 2.31 persons. 18.83% of households in Dickinson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dickinson County

The median gross income for households in Dickinson County is $43,779 a year, or $3,648 a month. The median rent for the county is $676 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dickinson County, a household making less than $2,253 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.31% of households who rent are overburdened in Dickinson County.

Area Median Income In Dickinson 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 Dickinson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,800

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 Dickinson 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 Dickinson County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Dickinson 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 Dickinson 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 Dickinson 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 Dickinson County

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City Served By
Breen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Breen is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Breitung Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Breitung Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Felch The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Felch is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Iron Mountain The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Iron Mountain is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Kingsford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kingsford are the Kingsford Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Norway The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norway is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Norwayship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norwayship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Quinnesec The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Quinnesec is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Sagola The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sagola is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Waucedah The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Waucedah is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
West Branch The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Branch is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.