Affordable Housing In Harrison
Clare County, Michigan

Affordable Housing programs support 296 income based apartments in Harrison where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 184 affordable apartments in Harrison that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Harrison, Michigan

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Harrison. Go to the Michigan Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Harrison.

Harrison Woods Apartments

700 Richard Dr
Harrison, Michigan

White Pines

895 Richard Dr
Harrison, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Croze Manor

210 6th St
Harrison, Michigan
Rent Assisted

Harrison Woods Apartments CO Red Oak Mgmt

700 S Harrison Ave
Harrison, Michigan
Rent Assisted

Sleepy Hollow Apartments

730 W Spruce St
Harrison, Michigan
Affordable

Shady Oaks Apartments

728 W Spruce St
Harrison, Michigan
Affordable

Croze Manor Fam

410 W Main St
Harrison, Michigan
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Harrison

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Clare, MI Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Clare.
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Harrison, Michigan

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

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)
Go to the Michigan Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Harrison.

Harrison, Michigan Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Harrison, Michigan

Harrison features 296 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 Harrison, Michigan

There are 184 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Harrison.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Harrison, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Harrison, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $909.

2023 Harrison, 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
Harrison, Michigan Fair Market Rent $571 $628 $826 $1,084 $1,371
Harrison, Michigan Payment Standard Range $514 to $628 $565 to $691 $743 to $909 $976 to $1,192 $1,234 to $1,508

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Harrison, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 480
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 296
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.34%
Average Renter Household Size 1.96
Average Household Size 2.08
Median Household Income $28,212 ±$2,656
Median Rent $434 ±$64
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.12% ± 11.66pp
Total Population 2,011

Population and Household Demographics

Harrison is a city in Clare County, Michigan with a population of 2,011. There are 895 households in the city with an average household size of 2.08 persons. 40.34% of households in Harrison are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Harrison

The median gross income for households in Harrison is $28,212 a year, or $2,351 a month. The median rent for the city is $434 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Harrison, a household making less than $1,447 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.12% of households who rent are overburdened in Harrison.

Area Median Income In Harrison

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 Harrison, the AMI is calculated from all households within Clare County.

In Harrison, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,100

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 Harrison

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 Harrison

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Harrison AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,050 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Harrison AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,050 $28,600 $32,200 $35,750 $38,650 $41,500 $44,350 $47,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Harrison AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,050 $45,800 $51,500 $57,200 $61,800 $66,400 $70,950 $75,550