Affordable Housing In Ingham County
Michigan

22 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ingham County

Capitol Commons Senior

500 S Pine St
Lansing, Michigan
Income Based
1-2 BR

Edgewood Villas

1010 W Edgewood Blvd
Lansing, Michigan
$668-969
1-3 BR

Capital Commons Senior

500 S Pine St
Lansing, Michigan
$651-1,030
1-3 BR

Bailey Center Apartments

300 Bailey Street
East Lansing, Michigan
$690-830
1-2 BR

Delta River Senior Village

6090 W. Michigan Avenue
Lansing, Michigan
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Tamarack Apartments

4400 Holt Rd
Holt, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Prestwick Village Apartments

2363 N. Cedar Street
Holt, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Benson Hills Apartments

1630 Benson Dr
Haslett, Michigan
Subsidized

Walnut Park Apartments

645 West Willow Street
Lansing, Michigan

Huntley Villas Townhomes

1594 N. Aurelius Rd.
Holt, Michigan
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Ingham County, 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 Ingham County, 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)
Ingham County Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ingham County, Michigan

There are 22 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,928 affordable apartments for rent in Ingham County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Ingham County, Michigan

Ingham County features 1,248 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 Ingham County, Michigan

There are 680 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ingham County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ingham County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ingham County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $842 and $1,030.

2022 Ingham 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
Ingham County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $733 $767 $936 $1,203 $1,269
Ingham County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $660 to $806 $690 to $844 $842 to $1,030 $1,083 to $1,323 $1,142 to $1,396

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ingham County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 22
Total Low Income Apartments 1,928
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,248
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.28
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $45,679 ±$852
Median Rent $785 ±$10
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.25% ± 1.67pp
Total Population 283,491

Population and Household Demographics

Ingham County is a county in Michigan with a population of 283,491. There are 110,418 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 42.19% of households in Ingham County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ingham County

The median gross income for households in Ingham County is $45,679 a year, or $3,807 a month. The median rent for the county is $785 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ingham County, a household making less than $2,617 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.25% of households who rent are overburdened in Ingham County.

Area Median Income In Ingham 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 Ingham County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,100

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 Ingham 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 Ingham County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ingham County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,650 $19,000 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ingham County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,700 $31,650 $35,600 $39,550 $42,750 $45,900 $49,050 $52,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ingham County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,350 $50,650 $57,000 $63,300 $68,400 $73,450 $78,500 $83,600

Cities In Ingham County

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City Served By
Alaiedon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Alaiedon are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Aurelius The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Aurelius are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Bunker Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bunker Hill are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Dansville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dansville are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Delhi Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Delhi Township are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Edgemont Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Edgemont Park are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Haslett The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Haslett are the Ingham County Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Lansing Housing Commission.
Holt The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Holt are the Ingham County Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Lansing Housing Commission.
Ingham The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ingham are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Lansing The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lansing are the Lansing Housing Commission, Housing Services Mid Michigan, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Lansing Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lansing Township are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Leroy The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Leroy are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Leslie The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Leslie are the Ingham County Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Leslieship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Leslieship are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Locke The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Locke are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Mason The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mason are the Ingham County Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Meridian Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Meridian Township are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Okemos The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Okemos are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Lansing Housing Commission and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Onondaga The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Onondaga are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Stockbridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Stockbridge are the Ingham County Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Stockbridgeship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Stockbridgeship are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Vevay The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Vevay are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Webberville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Webberville are the Ingham County Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Wheatfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wheatfield are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
White Oak The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve White Oak are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.
Williamston The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Williamston are the Ingham County Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Lansing Housing Commission.
Williamstown Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Williamstown Township are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ingham County Housing Commission.