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

Discover affordable housing in Gladstone where there are 4+ 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.

Lakeview Apartments

610 Railway Avenue, Gladstone, Michigan 49837

Thorntree Apartments

3100 Thorntree Drive #29 , Gladstone, Michigan 49837


2999 County Rd 420, Gladstone, Michigan 49837


217 Dakota Ave, Gladstone, Michigan 49837

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Gladstone, 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 Gladstone, 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 Gladstone, Michigan.
Operates the Public Housing programs for Gladstone, Michigan.

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

How many renters live in Gladstone, Michigan?

The City of Gladstone has 5,231 people living in 1,994 households.

There are 1,370 renters living in 563 renter households in this City. Renters make up 26.19 percent of the population living in Gladstone.

What is the rental market like in Gladstone, Michigan?

There are an estimated 2,247 housing units in the Gladstone area. Of these, 626 units are rental homes, making up 28 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Gladstone, Michigan, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Gladstone?

The rental vacancy rate in Gladstone is 4 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 Gladstone for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Gladstone
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
38 113 190 159 54
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Gladstone

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

How many renter households in Gladstone are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 50 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 26 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Gladstone

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 Gladstone, Michigan

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

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 32 84 percent
One BR 94 83 percent
Two BR 102 54 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Gladstone, Michigan

How many affordable rental units are in Gladstone?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 67
Public Housing 50
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 52
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 32
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Gladstone, Michigan

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

Income Based Apartments in Gladstone, Michigan

Gladstone features 134 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 Gladstone, Michigan

There are 79 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gladstone.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gladstone, Michigan

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

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.