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Affordable Housing In Fraser
Macomb County, Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Fraser

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

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fraser

Fraser Woods

17195 Fraser Woods Dr
Fraser, Michigan
Subsidized

Hanover Grove

15750 Sabre lane
Fraser, Michigan
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Fraser

Housing Authority Programs
Detroit Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Moderate Rehabilitation; Family Unification Program (FUP)
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)
Ferndale Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Eastpointe Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Plymouth Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD); Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fraser, Michigan

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 760 affordable apartments for rent in Fraser, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Fraser, Michigan

Fraser features 760 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 Fraser, Michigan

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fraser.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fraser, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fraser, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $879 and $1,075.

2020 Fraser, 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 $639 $764 $977 $1,266 $1,376
Payment Standard Range $575 to $703 $688 to $840 $879 to $1,075 $1,139 to $1,393 $1,238 to $1,514

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fraser, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 760
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 760
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.92%
Average Renter Household Size 1.84
Average Household Size 2.33
Median Household Income $50,927 ±$1,906
Median Rent $695 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.15% ± 7.72pp
Total Population 14,582

Population and Household Demographics

Fraser is a city in Macomb County, Michigan with a population of 14,582. There are 6,181 households in the city with an average household size of 2.33 persons. 27.92% of households in Fraser are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fraser

The median gross income for households in Fraser is $50,927 a year, or $4,244 a month. The median rent for the city is $695 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fraser, a household making less than $2,317 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.15% of households who rent are overburdened in Fraser.

Area Median Income In Fraser

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 Fraser, the AMI is calculated from all households within Macomb County.

In Fraser, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,500

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 Fraser

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 Fraser

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,500 $18,850 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,500 $31,400 $35,350 $39,250 $42,400 $45,550 $48,700 $51,850
80% of Median $44,000 $50,250 $56,550 $62,800 $67,850 $72,850 $77,900 $82,900