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Affordable Housing In Hillsdale County
Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Hillsdale County

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

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hillsdale County

Hillsdale Garden Apartments

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

Walnut Junction Apartments

502 Drake St
Jonesville, Michigan

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

Friendship Village Apartments

710 Riverside Drive
Litchfield, Michigan
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Meadowlands Apartments

385 Warner Street Apt.5 
Reading, Michigan
Subsidized

Parkwood Apartments

421 Parkwood Dr
Jonesville, Michigan
Subsidized

Riverside Apartments

710 Riverside Dr
Litchfield, Michigan
Subsidized

Beacon Hill

32 E Carleton Road
Hillsdale, Michigan
Subsidized

Walnut Junction Apartments CO Red Oak Mgmt

302 Drake St
Jonesville, Michigan
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Hillsdale County

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 Hillsdale County, Michigan

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 917 affordable apartments for rent in Hillsdale County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Hillsdale County, Michigan

Hillsdale County features 530 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 County, Michigan

There are 387 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hillsdale County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hillsdale County, Michigan

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

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

2021 Hillsdale County, 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 County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $548 $607 $800 $995 $1,085
Hillsdale County, 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hillsdale County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 917
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 530
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.75%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $41,961 ±$1,342
Median Rent $654 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.71% ± 4.51pp
Total Population 46,178

Population and Household Demographics

Hillsdale County is a county in Michigan with a population of 46,178. There are 17,810 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 22.75% of households in Hillsdale County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hillsdale County

The median gross income for households in Hillsdale County is $41,961 a year, or $3,497 a month. The median rent for the county is $654 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hillsdale County, a household making less than $2,180 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Hillsdale County.

Area Median Income In Hillsdale County

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.

In Hillsdale County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,800

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 County

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 County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hillsdale County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,450 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Hillsdale County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $31,950 $34,550 $37,100 $39,650 $42,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Hillsdale County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,800 $40,900 $46,000 $51,100 $55,200 $59,300 $63,400 $67,500

Cities In Hillsdale County

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City Served By
Adams The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Adams is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Allen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Allen is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Allenship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Allenship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Amboy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Amboy is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Cambria The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cambria is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Camden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Camden is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Camdenship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Camdenship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Fayette The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fayette is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Hillsdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hillsdale are the Hillsdale Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Hillsdaleship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hillsdaleship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Jefferson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jefferson is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Jonesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jonesville is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Litchfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Litchfield is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Litchfieldship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Litchfieldship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Montgomery The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montgomery is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Moscow The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moscow is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
North Adams The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Adams is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Pittsford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pittsford is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ransom The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ransom is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Reading The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reading is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Readingship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Readingship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Scipio The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scipio is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Somerset The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Somerset is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Waldron The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Waldron is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Wheatland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wheatland is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Woodbridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodbridge is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Wright The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wright is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.