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Affordable Housing In Gogebic County
Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Gogebic County

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

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Gogebic County

Riverview Apartments

201 Nunnemacher St
Wakefield, Michigan
Subsidized

Wildwood Apartments

E5132 Wildwood Ln
Ironwood, Michigan

Fairview Homes

300 N Hillcrest Ave
Bessemer, Michigan

Sunset Manor

200 E Pierce St
Wakefield, Michigan

Pioneer Park Apartments

515 E Vaughn St
Ironwood, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Gogebic County

Housing Authority Programs
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 Gogebic County, Michigan

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 404 affordable apartments for rent in Gogebic County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Gogebic County, Michigan

Gogebic County features 332 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 Gogebic County, Michigan

There are 72 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gogebic County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gogebic County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gogebic County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Gogebic County, 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
Gogebic County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $503 $611 $734 $1,050 $1,271
Gogebic County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $453 to $553 $550 to $672 $661 to $807 $945 to $1,155 $1,144 to $1,398

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Gogebic County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 404
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 332
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.16%
Average Renter Household Size 2.01
Average Household Size 2.10
Median Household Income $35,686 ±$1,379
Median Rent $526 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.9% ± 7.13pp
Total Population 15,824

Population and Household Demographics

Gogebic County is a county in Michigan with a population of 15,824. There are 6,741 households in the county with an average household size of 2.10 persons. 22.16% of households in Gogebic County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gogebic County

The median gross income for households in Gogebic County is $35,686 a year, or $2,974 a month. The median rent for the county is $526 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gogebic County, a household making less than $1,753 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.9% of households who rent are overburdened in Gogebic County.

Area Median Income In Gogebic County

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.

In Gogebic County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,500

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 Gogebic County

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 Gogebic County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gogebic County 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 Gogebic County 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 Gogebic County 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

Cities In Gogebic County

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City Served By
Bessemer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bessemer is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bessemership The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bessemership is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Erwin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Erwin is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ironwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ironwood are the Ironwood Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ironwood Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ironwood Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Marenisco The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marenisco is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Mareniscoship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mareniscoship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Wakefield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wakefield are the Wakefield Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Wakefieldship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wakefieldship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Watersmeet The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Watersmeet is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Watersmeetship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Watersmeetship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.