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Affordable Housing In Ionia County
Michigan

25 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ionia County

Wooded View Apartments

630 Johnson Rd
Ionia, Michigan
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Muir Apartments

557 E Prospect
Muir, Michigan
Subsidized

Valley View III

751 Valley View Drive
Ionia, Michigan
$657
1 BR

Oak Hills Apartments

647 Crawford St
Ionia, Michigan
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+

Jacklyn III Apartments

1250 Kenwood Ave
Belding, Michigan

Bear Creek Villa

179 E Ferney St
Clarksville, Michigan
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Brentwood Apartments

1129 Brentwood St
Belding, Michigan
Subsidized

Lake Manor Apartments

1059 Emerson St
Lake Odessa, Michigan
Subsidized

Portland Apartments

1800 Lillian Blvd
Portland, Michigan
Subsidized

Millcreek Meadows

320 Summit St
Saranac, Michigan
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Ionia 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 Ionia County, Michigan

There are 25 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,353 affordable apartments for rent in Ionia County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Ionia County, Michigan

Ionia County features 1,057 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 Ionia County, Michigan

There are 296 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ionia County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ionia County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ionia County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $760 and $928.

2021 Ionia 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
Ionia County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $636 $640 $844 $1,050 $1,197
Ionia County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $572 to $700 $576 to $704 $760 to $928 $945 to $1,155 $1,077 to $1,317

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ionia County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 25
Total Low Income Apartments 1,353
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,057
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.52%
Average Renter Household Size 2.66
Average Household Size 2.72
Median Household Income $49,124 ±$1,626
Median Rent $696 ±$41
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.51% ± 5.45pp
Total Population 64,064

Population and Household Demographics

Ionia County is a county in Michigan with a population of 64,064. There are 22,092 households in the county with an average household size of 2.72 persons. 21.52% of households in Ionia County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ionia County

The median gross income for households in Ionia County is $49,124 a year, or $4,094 a month. The median rent for the county is $696 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ionia County, a household making less than $2,320 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.51% of households who rent are overburdened in Ionia County.

Area Median Income In Ionia 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 Ionia County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,400

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 Ionia 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 Ionia 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 Ionia County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,950 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $43,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ionia County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,250 $26,600 $29,900 $33,200 $35,900 $38,550 $41,200 $43,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ionia County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,200 $42,500 $47,800 $53,100 $57,350 $61,600 $65,850 $70,100

Cities In Ionia County

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City Served By
Belding The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Belding are the Belding Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Berlin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Berlin is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Boston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boston is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Campbell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Campbell is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Clarksville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clarksville is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Danby The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Danby is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Easton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Easton is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ionia The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ionia are the Ionia Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ioniaship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ioniaship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Keene The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Keene is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Lake Odessa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Odessa is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Lyons The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lyons is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Lyons Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lyons Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Muir The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Muir is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
North Plains The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Plains is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Odessa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Odessa is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Orange The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orange is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Orleans The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orleans is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Otisco The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Otisco is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Pewamo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pewamo is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Portland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Portland is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Portlandship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Portlandship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ronald The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ronald is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Saranac The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Saranac are the Saranac Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Sebewa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sebewa is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.