Affordable Housing In Eaton County
Michigan

66 Low Income Apartment Communities In Eaton County

Porter Apartments

505 Townsend St
Lansing, MI
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Alison House

943 Alison House Ln
Lansing, MI
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Sunfield Park Apartments

415 Third St
Sunfield, MI
Subsidized

Pinebrook Manor

5925 S Waverly Rd
Lansing, MI
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Grandhaven Manor

3223 W Mount Hope Ave
Lansing, MI
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
55+

Vermontville Meadows Apartments

290 Spring St
Vermontville, MI
Accepts Vouchers

Rivervue Apartments

220 East St
Bellevue, MI
Call For Rent
1 BR

South Washington Park

3200 S Washington Ave
Lansing, MI

Mt Vernon

3338 N Waverly Rd
Lansing, MI

Hildabrandt Park

3122 Turner Street
Lansing, MI

Housing Authorities that serve Eaton 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)
Housing Services Mid Michigan Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher

Other Housing Authorities located in Eaton County

Housing Authority Programs
Potterville Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Eaton County, Michigan

There are 66 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,190 affordable apartments for rent in Eaton County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Eaton County, Michigan

Eaton County features 2,938 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 Eaton County, Michigan

There are 2,252 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Eaton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Eaton County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Eaton County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $804 and $982.

2020 Eaton 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
Fair Market Rent $682 $722 $893 $1,168 $1,280
Payment Standard Range $614 to $750 $650 to $794 $804 to $982 $1,051 to $1,285 $1,152 to $1,408

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Eaton County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 66
Total Low Income Apartments 5,190
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,938
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.77%
Average Renter Household Size 2.15
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $54,993 ±$1,364
Median Rent $771 ±$16
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.12% ± 3.4pp
Total Population 108,341

Population and Household Demographics

Eaton County is a County in Michigan with a population of 108,341. There are 43,632 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 28.77% of households in Eaton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Eaton County

The median gross income for households in Eaton County is $54,993 a year, or $4,583 a month. The median rent for the county is $771 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Eaton County, a household making less than $2,570 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.12% of households who rent are overburdened in Eaton County.1

Area Median Income In Eaton 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 Eaton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,300

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 Eaton 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 Eaton County HUD Rental Assistance in Eaton County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,650 $17,850 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $26,050 $29,750 $33,450 $37,150 $40,150 $43,100 $46,100 $49,050
80% of Median $41,650 $47,600 $53,550 $59,450 $64,250 $69,000 $73,750 $78,500

Cities In Eaton County

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City Listings Served By
Lansing 55 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lansing are the Lansing Housing Commission, Housing Services Mid Michigan and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Sunfield 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sunfield are the Housing Services Mid Michigan and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Vermontville 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Vermontville are the Housing Services Mid Michigan and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Charlotte 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Charlotte are the Housing Services Mid Michigan and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Eaton Rapids 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Eaton Rapids are the Housing Services Mid Michigan and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bellevue 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bellevue are the Housing Services Mid Michigan and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Dimondale 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dimondale are the Housing Services Mid Michigan and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Potterville 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Potterville are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Bellevueship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bellevueship are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Benton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Benton are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Brookfield 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Brookfield are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Carmel 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Carmel are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Chester 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chester are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Delta Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Delta Township are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Eaton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Eaton are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Eaton Rapidsship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Eaton Rapidsship are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Hamlin 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hamlin are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Kalamo 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kalamo are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Mulliken 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mulliken are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Olivet 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Olivet are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Oneida Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oneida Township are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Roxand 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Roxand are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Sunfieldship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sunfieldship are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Vermontvilleship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Vermontvilleship are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Walton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Walton are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Waverly 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Waverly are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.
Windsor Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Windsor Township are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Housing Services Mid Michigan.