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Affordable Housing In Gibraltar
Wayne County, Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Gibraltar

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

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Gibraltar

The Villages of Gibraltar Manor

14486 Middle Gibraltar Rd
Gibraltar, Michigan
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1-2 BR
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Housing Authorities that serve Gibraltar

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)
River Rouge Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Ferndale Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Melvindale Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Gibraltar, Michigan

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 53 affordable apartments for rent in Gibraltar, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Gibraltar, Michigan

Gibraltar 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 Gibraltar, Michigan

There are 53 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gibraltar.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gibraltar, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gibraltar, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $944 and $1,154.

2021 Gibraltar, 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
Gibraltar, Michigan Fair Market Rent $697 $821 $1,049 $1,344 $1,458
Gibraltar, Michigan Payment Standard Range $627 to $767 $739 to $903 $944 to $1,154 $1,210 to $1,478 $1,312 to $1,604

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Gibraltar, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 53
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.64%
Average Renter Household Size 2.37
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $66,477 ±$7,053
Median Rent $867 ±$62
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.76% ± 15.65pp
Total Population 4,566

Population and Household Demographics

Gibraltar is a city in Wayne County, Michigan with a population of 4,566. There are 1,739 households in the city with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 20.64% of households in Gibraltar are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gibraltar

The median gross income for households in Gibraltar is $66,477 a year, or $5,540 a month. The median rent for the city is $867 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gibraltar, a household making less than $2,890 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.76% of households who rent are overburdened in Gibraltar.

Area Median Income In Gibraltar

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 Gibraltar, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wayne County.

In Gibraltar, 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 Gibraltar

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 Gibraltar

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gibraltar AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,500 $18,850 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Gibraltar AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,500 $31,400 $35,350 $39,250 $42,400 $45,550 $48,700 $51,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Gibraltar AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,000 $50,250 $56,550 $62,800 $67,850 $72,850 $77,900 $82,900