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Affordable Housing In Grand Ledge
Clinton County, Michigan

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Grand Ledge

Serenity Place

216 S Clinton St
Grand Ledge, Michigan

Riverwalk Apartments

101 Perry St
Grand Ledge, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Grand Ledge

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)
Housing Services Mid Michigan Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
Lansing Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Grand Ledge, Michigan

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 150 affordable apartments for rent in Grand Ledge, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Grand Ledge, Michigan

Grand Ledge features 100 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 Grand Ledge, Michigan

There are 50 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Grand Ledge.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Grand Ledge, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grand Ledge, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $804 and $982.

2020 Grand Ledge, 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 $682 $722 $893 $1,168 $1,280
Payment Standard Range $614 to $750 $650 to $794 $804 to $982 $1,051 to $1,285 $1,152 to $1,408

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Grand Ledge, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 150
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 100
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.05%
Average Renter Household Size 1.92
Average Household Size 2.24
Median Household Income $50,685 ±$3,630
Median Rent $705 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.94% ± 10.14pp
Total Population 7,792

Population and Household Demographics

Grand Ledge is a city in Clinton County, Michigan with a population of 7,792. There are 3,478 households in the city with an average household size of 2.24 persons. 39.05% of households in Grand Ledge are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Grand Ledge

The median gross income for households in Grand Ledge is $50,685 a year, or $4,224 a month. The median rent for the city is $705 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Grand Ledge, a household making less than $2,350 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.94% of households who rent are overburdened in Grand Ledge.

Area Median Income In Grand Ledge

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 Grand Ledge, the AMI is calculated from all households within Clinton County.

In Grand Ledge, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,700

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 Grand Ledge

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 Grand Ledge

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,850 $19,250 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,100 $32,100 $36,100 $40,100 $43,350 $46,550 $49,750 $52,950
80% of Median $44,950 $51,350 $57,750 $64,150 $69,300 $74,450 $79,550 $84,700