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Affordable Housing In Harbor Beach
Huron County, Michigan

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Harbor Beach

Harbor House

606 Schock Rd
Harbor Beach, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Siemen Housing

6759 Minnick Rd
Harbor Beach, Michigan

Admiral Farragut Ap C/O Mrd, Inc

317 and 319 Lytle Av
Harbor Beach, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Harbor Beach

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 Harbor Beach, Michigan

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 125 affordable apartments for rent in Harbor Beach, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Harbor Beach, Michigan

Harbor Beach features 124 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 Harbor Beach, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Harbor Beach, Michigan

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

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

2021 Harbor Beach, 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
Harbor Beach, Michigan Fair Market Rent $555 $559 $734 $923 $1,078
Harbor Beach, Michigan Payment Standard Range $500 to $611 $503 to $615 $661 to $807 $831 to $1,015 $970 to $1,186

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Harbor Beach, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 125
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 124
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.34%
Average Renter Household Size 1.90
Average Household Size 2.17
Median Household Income $31,205 ±$4,280
Median Rent $421 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.3% ± 11.22pp
Total Population 1,802

Population and Household Demographics

Harbor Beach is a city in Huron County, Michigan with a population of 1,802. There are 807 households in the city with an average household size of 2.17 persons. 32.34% of households in Harbor Beach are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Harbor Beach

The median gross income for households in Harbor Beach is $31,205 a year, or $2,600 a month. The median rent for the city is $421 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Harbor Beach, a household making less than $1,403 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.3% of households who rent are overburdened in Harbor Beach.

Area Median Income In Harbor Beach

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 Harbor Beach, the AMI is calculated from all households within Huron County.

In Harbor Beach, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,600

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 Harbor Beach

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 Harbor Beach

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Harbor Beach AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,550 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,000 $42,600
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Harbor Beach AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,600 $25,800 $29,050 $32,250 $34,850 $37,450 $40,000 $42,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Harbor Beach AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,150 $41,300 $46,450 $51,600 $55,750 $59,900 $64,000 $68,150