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Affordable Housing In Isabella County
Michigan

40 Low Income Apartment Communities In Isabella County

Tibbits Greene Apartments

N Shore Rd
Coldwater, Michigan
$425-654
1-2 BR
55+

Oxford Row I Apartments

1517 Canterbury Trl
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
$519-693
1-3 BR
Market Rate

Country Knoll

225 Smith St
Coldwater, Michigan
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Winchester Towers

2001 Elva St
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+

Immanuel Village

310 S Bradley St
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Meadow View Senior Apartments

60 Farm Lane
Coldwater, Michigan
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Arbor Reserve

146 West Hatch Avenue
Coldwater, Michigan
$715-915
2-3 BR

Oxford Row II

1517 Canterbury Trl
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Income Based
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Chase Run Apartments

3726 S Isabella Rd
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Old Mill Race Apartments

519 W Chicago St
Coldwater, Michigan
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Isabella 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 Isabella County, Michigan

There are 40 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,269 affordable apartments for rent in Isabella County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Isabella County, Michigan

Isabella County features 1,175 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 Isabella County, Michigan

There are 1,094 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Isabella County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Isabella County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Isabella County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $708 and $866.

2021 Isabella 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
Isabella County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $591 $653 $787 $1,048 $1,089
Isabella County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $532 to $650 $588 to $718 $708 to $866 $943 to $1,153 $980 to $1,198

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Isabella County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 40
Total Low Income Apartments 2,269
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,175
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.83%
Average Renter Household Size 2.61
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $39,377 ±$1,283
Median Rent $717 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 61.48% ± 3.28pp
Total Population 70,669

Population and Household Demographics

Isabella County is a county in Michigan with a population of 70,669. There are 24,661 households in the county with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 39.83% of households in Isabella County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Isabella County

The median gross income for households in Isabella County is $39,377 a year, or $3,281 a month. The median rent for the county is $717 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Isabella County, a household making less than $2,390 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 61.48% of households who rent are overburdened in Isabella County.

Area Median Income In Isabella 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 Isabella County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,900

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 Isabella 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 Isabella County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Isabella County 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 Isabella County 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 Isabella County 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

Cities In Isabella County

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City Served By
Beal City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beal City is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Broomfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Broomfield is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Chippewa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chippewa is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Coe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coe is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Coldwater Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coldwater Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Deerfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Deerfield is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Deerfieldship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Deerfieldship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Denver The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Denver is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Fremont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fremont is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Gilmore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gilmore is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Isabella The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Isabella is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Lake Isabella The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Isabella is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Lincoln The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lincoln is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Loomis The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Loomis is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Mount Pleasant The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mount Pleasant are the Mount Pleasant Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Nottawa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nottawa is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Rolland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rolland is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Rosebush The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rosebush is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Shepherd The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shepherd is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Sherman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sherman is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Union Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Union Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Vernon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vernon is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Weidman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Weidman is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Wise The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wise is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.