Affordable Housing In Grosse Pointe Farms
Wayne County, Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Grosse Pointe Farms

Waiting ListStatus
Melvindale Housing Commission Housing Choice Voucher Open Now

Housing Authorities that serve Grosse Pointe Farms

Housing Authority Programs
Detroit Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Moderate Rehabilitation; Family Unification Program (FUP)
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)
River Rouge Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Plymouth Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD); Family Unification Program (FUP)
Ferndale Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Eastpointe Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Melvindale Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan

Grosse Pointe Farms features 0 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 Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Grosse Pointe Farms.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Grosse Pointe Farms landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Grosse Pointe Farms.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $879 and $1,075.

2020 Grosse Pointe Farms, 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 $639 $764 $977 $1,266 $1,376
Payment Standard Range $575 to $703 $688 to $840 $879 to $1,075 $1,139 to $1,393 $1,238 to $1,514

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Grosse Pointe Farms, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 2.61%
Average Renter Household Size 3.05
Average Household Size 2.75
Median Household Income $115,918 ±$4,604
Median Rent $1,766 ±$236
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.91% ± 35.62pp
Total Population 9,307

Population and Household Demographics

Grosse Pointe Farms is a City in Wayne County, Michigan with a population of 9,307. There are 3,373 households in the city with an average household size of 2.75 persons. 2.61% of households in Grosse Pointe Farms are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Grosse Pointe Farms

The median gross income for households in Grosse Pointe Farms is $115,918 a year, or $9,660 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,766 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Grosse Pointe Farms, a household making less than $5,887 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Grosse Pointe Farms.1

Area Median Income In Grosse Pointe Farms

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 Grosse Pointe Farms, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wayne County.

In Grosse Pointe Farms, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,300

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 Grosse Pointe Farms

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 Grosse Pointe Farms

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,050 $18,350 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $26,750 $30,550 $34,350 $38,150 $41,250 $44,300 $47,350 $50,400
80% of Median $42,750 $48,850 $54,950 $61,050 $65,950 $70,850 $75,750 $80,600