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Affordable Housing In Gratiot County
Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Gratiot County

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

19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Gratiot County

River View Place Apartments

401 North Mill Street
St Louis, Michigan
Income Based
1-2 BR

Alma Apartments

240 Windsor St
Alma, Michigan

Pinestead Place

224 Pine St
Breckenridge, Michigan
Subsidized

Pine Winds II

1050 Bridge Ave
Alma, Michigan
Subsidized

Pine Villa

425 E Warwick Dr
Alma, Michigan
Subsidized

Tartan Terrace

400 E Warwick Dr
Alma, Michigan
Subsidized

Pine River Meadows

509 S Pine River St
Ithaca, Michigan

Countryside Apartments

1330 Charles Ave
Alma, Michigan

Countryside Four

1430 Charles Ave
Alma, Michigan

Countryside Two

1380 Charles Ave
Alma, Michigan

Housing Authorities that serve Gratiot 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 Gratiot County, Michigan

There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 834 affordable apartments for rent in Gratiot County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Gratiot County, Michigan

Gratiot County features 461 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 Gratiot County, Michigan

There are 341 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gratiot County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gratiot County, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Gratiot County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Gratiot County.

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

2021 Gratiot 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
Gratiot County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $484 $557 $734 $943 $1,094
Gratiot County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $436 to $532 $501 to $613 $661 to $807 $849 to $1,037 $985 to $1,203

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Gratiot County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 19
Total Low Income Apartments 834
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 461
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.26%
Average Renter Household Size 2.35
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $41,912 ±$1,381
Median Rent $607 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.6% ± 5.07pp
Total Population 41,878

Population and Household Demographics

Gratiot County is a county in Michigan with a population of 41,878. There are 14,716 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 26.26% of households in Gratiot County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gratiot County

The median gross income for households in Gratiot County is $41,912 a year, or $3,493 a month. The median rent for the county is $607 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gratiot County, a household making less than $2,023 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.6% of households who rent are overburdened in Gratiot County.

Area Median Income In Gratiot 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 Gratiot County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,200

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 Gratiot 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 Gratiot County

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

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City Served By
Alma The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Alma are the Alma Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Arcada The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arcada is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ashley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ashley is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bethany The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bethany is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Breckenridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Breckenridge is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Elba The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elba is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Emerson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Emerson is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Fulton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fulton is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Hamilton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hamilton is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ithaca The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ithaca is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Lafayette The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lafayette is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
New Haven Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve New Haven Township are the New Haven Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Newark The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newark is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
North Shade The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Shade is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
North Star The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Star is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Perrinton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Perrinton is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Pine River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pine River is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Saint Louis The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Saint Louis is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Seville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seville is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
St Louis The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve St Louis are the Saint Louis Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
St. Louis The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Louis is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Sumner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sumner is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Washington Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washington Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Wheeler The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wheeler is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.