Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Highland Park, MI

Find 12 low-income apartments and rental assistance options in Highland Park, MI – including subsidized, public, senior, HUD, and other government housing programs.

LaBelle Towers Co-op Senior Apartments

33 Labelle, Highland Park, Michigan 48203

Town Center Apartments

14441 2nd Ave, Highland Park, Michigan 48203

Gabrielle Apartments

14201 2nd Ave, Highland Park, Michigan 48203

Bishop Moore Apartments

99 Manchester Pkwy, Highland Park, Michigan 48203

Highland Manor Apartments

20 Sears St, Highland Park, Michigan 48203

Howard Place Apartments

369 Glendale St, Highland Park, Michigan 48203

Manchester Place

15350 2nd Ave, Highland Park, Michigan 48203

Manchester Place II

14350 2nd Ave, Highland Park, Michigan 48203

Buena Vista Glendale Apartments

2 E Buena Vista St, Highland Park, Michigan 48203

Benjamin Manor

141 Manchester Pkwy, Highland Park, Michigan 48203

Florentine East

731 Covington Drive, Highland Park, Michigan 48203

Downes Manor

13725 John R St, Highland Park, Michigan 48203

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Highland Park, Michigan
$24.45/hour
$14.12 (+137%) more than Michigan minimum wage and $17.20 (+237%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Highland Park, 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.

Operates the 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) programs for Highland Park, Michigan.
Operates the Public Housing, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Highland Park, Michigan.
Operates the Family Unification Program (FUP), Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), Family Self-Sufficiency, Public Housing, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Highland Park, Michigan.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Highland Park, Michigan.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Highland Park, Michigan.
Operates the Public Housing programs for Highland Park, Michigan.
Operates the Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Family Self-Sufficiency, Homeownership Voucher, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Highland Park, Michigan.

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

How many renters live in Highland Park, Michigan?

The City of Highland Park has 9,032 people living in 3,849 households.

There are 4,290 renters living in 2,111 renter households in this City. Renters make up 47.5 percent of the population living in Highland Park.

What is the rental market like in Highland Park, Michigan?

There are an estimated 5,800 housing units in the Highland Park area. Of these, 2,121 units are rental homes, making up 37 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Highland Park, Michigan, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Highland Park?

The rental vacancy rate in Highland Park is 0 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Highland Park for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Highland Park
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
260 850 542 347 84
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Highland Park

A large number of apartments in Highland Park have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Highland Park are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 56 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 28 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Highland Park

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $920 to $1,719. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $920
One BR $1,019
Two BR $1,291
Three BR $1,595
Four BR $1,719
2024 Fair Market Rents in Highland Park, Michigan

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Highland Park?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 254 98 percent
One BR 837 98 percent
Two BR 395 73 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Highland Park, Michigan

How many affordable rental units are in Highland Park?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Highland Park, Michigan including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 1,473
Public Housing 198
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 710
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 4
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Highland Park, Michigan

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Highland Park, Michigan

Highland Park features 970 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 Highland Park, Michigan

There are 537 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Highland Park.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Highland Park, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Highland Park, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,162 and $1,420.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.