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Affordable Housing In Haslett
Ingham County, Michigan

Waiting List Openings In Haslett

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

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Haslett

Benson Hills Apartments

1630 Benson Dr
Haslett, Michigan

Grange Acres I

6101 Marsh Rd
Haslett, Michigan
Elderly Supportive Housing

Marsh Pointe

5895 Marsh Rd
Haslett, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Haslett

Housing Authority Programs
Ingham County Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
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)
Lansing Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Haslett, Michigan

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 438 affordable apartments for rent in Haslett, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Haslett, Michigan

Haslett features 330 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 Haslett, Michigan

There are 108 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Haslett.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Haslett, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Haslett landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Haslett.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Haslett, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $818 and $1,000.

2021 Haslett, 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
Haslett, Michigan Fair Market Rent $710 $740 $909 $1,171 $1,264
Haslett, Michigan Payment Standard Range $639 to $781 $666 to $814 $818 to $1,000 $1,054 to $1,288 $1,138 to $1,390

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Haslett, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 438
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 330
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.2%
Average Renter Household Size 1.85
Average Household Size 2.24
Median Household Income $58,916 ±$3,115
Median Rent $767 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.27% ± 5.77pp
Total Population 20,057

Population and Household Demographics

Haslett is a city in Ingham County, Michigan with a population of 20,057. There are 8,918 households in the city with an average household size of 2.24 persons. 40.2% of households in Haslett are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Haslett

The median gross income for households in Haslett is $58,916 a year, or $4,910 a month. The median rent for the city is $767 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Haslett, a household making less than $2,557 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.27% of households who rent are overburdened in Haslett.

Area Median Income In Haslett

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 Haslett, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ingham County.

In Haslett, 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 Haslett

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 Haslett

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Haslett AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,850 $19,250 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Haslett AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,100 $32,100 $36,100 $40,100 $43,350 $46,550 $49,750 $52,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Haslett AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,950 $51,350 $57,750 $64,150 $69,300 $74,450 $79,550 $84,700