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Affordable Housing In Hillsdale
Hillsdale County, Michigan

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hillsdale

Hillsdale Garden Apartments

7 Graceland Drive
Hillsdale, Michigan
Income Based
1-3 BR

Greenwood Village I & II

300 Village Green Blvd
Hillsdale, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Center City Downtown Hillsdale

8 South Manning Street
Hillsdale, Michigan

Beacon Hill

32 E Carleton Road
Hillsdale, Michigan

Greenwood Village Apartments Homes

301 Village Green Blvd
Hillsdale, Michigan

Hilltop Apartments

45 N West St
Hillsdale, Michigan

Spring Meadows Apts C/O Medallion Mgmt

165 Spring St
Hillsdale, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Hillsdale

Housing Authority Programs
Hillsdale Housing Commission 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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hillsdale, Michigan

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 521 affordable apartments for rent in Hillsdale, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Hillsdale, Michigan

Hillsdale features 298 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 Hillsdale, Michigan

There are 223 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hillsdale.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hillsdale, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hillsdale, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $720 and $880.

2021 Hillsdale, 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
Hillsdale, Michigan Fair Market Rent $548 $607 $800 $995 $1,085
Hillsdale, Michigan Payment Standard Range $493 to $603 $546 to $668 $720 to $880 $896 to $1,095 $977 to $1,194

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Hillsdale, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 521
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 298
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 49.83%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $30,108 ±$3,911
Median Rent $573 ±$66
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.49% ± 8.23pp
Total Population 8,203

Population and Household Demographics

Hillsdale is a city in Hillsdale County, Michigan with a population of 8,203. There are 2,930 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 49.83% of households in Hillsdale are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hillsdale

The median gross income for households in Hillsdale is $30,108 a year, or $2,509 a month. The median rent for the city is $573 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hillsdale, a household making less than $1,910 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Hillsdale.

Area Median Income In Hillsdale

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 Hillsdale, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hillsdale County.

In Hillsdale, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,900

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 Hillsdale

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 Hillsdale

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