Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Escanaba, MI

Discover affordable housing in Escanaba where there are 12+ 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

bed 1-2


701 26TH ST, Escanaba, Michigan 49829

bed 2-3

House of Ludington

223 Ludington Street, Escanaba, Michigan 49829

Les Cheneaux Apartments

825 S 26th St, Escanaba, Michigan 49829

bed 1-3

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

Willow Creek Elderly II

2424 8th Ave S, Escanaba, Michigan 49829

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Escanaba, Michigan

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Escanaba, 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 Escanaba, 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 Escanaba, Michigan.
Operates the Public Housing programs for Escanaba, Michigan.

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

How many renters live in Escanaba, Michigan?

The City of Escanaba has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 33.49 percent of the population living in Escanaba.

What is the rental market like in Escanaba, Michigan?

There are an estimated housing units in the Escanaba area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Escanaba, Michigan, there are 1.04 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Escanaba?

The rental vacancy rate in Escanaba 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 Escanaba for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Escanaba
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
40 852 980 371 52
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Escanaba

A large number of apartments in Escanaba have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Escanaba

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 Escanaba, Michigan

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Escanaba?

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 40 100 percent
One BR 736 86 percent
Two BR 684 70 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Escanaba, Michigan

How many affordable rental units are in Escanaba?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Escanaba, Michigan

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

Income Based Apartments in Escanaba, Michigan

Escanaba features 523 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 Escanaba, Michigan

There are 114 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Escanaba.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Escanaba, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Escanaba, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $996.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.