Affordable Housing In Hesperia
Newaygo County, Michigan

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hesperia

Silverwood Manor Apartments

140 Town Place Ct
Hesperia, Michigan

Town Place Apartments

120 Town Place Ct
Hesperia, Michigan

White River Estates

23 S Winter St
Hesperia, Michigan
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Hesperia, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Hesperia, Michigan

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 Hesperia, Michigan

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 63 affordable apartments for rent in Hesperia, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Hesperia, Michigan

Hesperia features 63 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 Hesperia, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hesperia, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hesperia, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $728 and $890.

2022 Hesperia, 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
Hesperia, Michigan Fair Market Rent $538 $615 $809 $1,015 $1,097
Hesperia, Michigan Payment Standard Range $484 to $592 $554 to $677 $728 to $890 $914 to $1,117 $987 to $1,207

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Hesperia, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 63
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 63
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.86%
Average Renter Household Size 2.07
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $32,368 ±$4,141
Median Rent $604 ±$72
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.35% ± 15.64pp
Total Population 893

Population and Household Demographics

Hesperia is a city in Newaygo County, Michigan with a population of 893. There are 350 households in the city with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 38.86% of households in Hesperia are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hesperia

The median gross income for households in Hesperia is $32,368 a year, or $2,697 a month. The median rent for the city is $604 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hesperia, a household making less than $2,013 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.35% of households who rent are overburdened in Hesperia.

Area Median Income In Hesperia

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 Hesperia, the AMI is calculated from all households within Newaygo County.

In Hesperia, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,600

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 Hesperia

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 Hesperia

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hesperia 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 Hesperia 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 Hesperia 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