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Affordable Housing In Gladstone
Delta County, Michigan

Waiting List Openings In Gladstone

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Michigan State Housing Development Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Soon

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Gladstone

Thorntree Apartments

3100 Thorntree Drive #29 
Gladstone, Michigan

Lakeview Apartments

610 Railway Avenue
Gladstone, Michigan


2999 County Rd 420
Gladstone, Michigan


217 Dakota Ave
Gladstone, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Gladstone

Housing Authority Programs
Gladstone Housing Commission Public Housing
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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Gladstone, Michigan

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 277 affordable apartments for rent in Gladstone, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Gladstone, Michigan

Gladstone features 198 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 $661 and $807.

2021 Gladstone, 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
Gladstone, Michigan Fair Market Rent $583 $583 $734 $1,035 $1,151
Gladstone, Michigan Payment Standard Range $525 to $641 $525 to $641 $661 to $807 $932 to $1,139 $1,036 to $1,266

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Gladstone, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 277
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 198
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.77%
Average Renter Household Size 1.78
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $44,155 ±$5,871
Median Rent $517 ±$61
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.47% ± 12.47pp
Total Population 4,902

Population and Household Demographics

Gladstone is a city in Delta County, Michigan with a population of 4,902. There are 2,032 households in the city with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 23.77% of households in Gladstone are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gladstone

The median gross income for households in Gladstone is $44,155 a year, or $3,680 a month. The median rent for the city is $517 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gladstone, a household making less than $1,723 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.47% of households who rent are overburdened in Gladstone.

Area Median Income In Gladstone

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 Gladstone, the AMI is calculated from all households within Delta County.

In Gladstone, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,300

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 Gladstone

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 Gladstone

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gladstone AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,450 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Gladstone AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $31,950 $34,550 $37,100 $39,650 $42,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Gladstone AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,800 $40,900 $46,000 $51,100 $55,200 $59,300 $63,400 $67,500