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Affordable Housing In Jefferson
Cass County, Michigan

Housing Authorities that serve Jefferson

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 Jefferson, Michigan

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Jefferson, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Jefferson, Michigan

Jefferson features 0 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 Jefferson, Michigan

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jefferson.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jefferson, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jefferson landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Jefferson.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jefferson, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $722 and $882.

2021 Jefferson, 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
Jefferson, Michigan Fair Market Rent $529 $609 $802 $1,026 $1,088
Jefferson, Michigan Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $548 to $670 $722 to $882 $923 to $1,129 $979 to $1,197

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Jefferson, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Jefferson is a city in Cass County, Michigan with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Jefferson are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jefferson

The median gross income for households in Jefferson is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Jefferson

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 Jefferson, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cass County.

In Jefferson, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,200

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 Jefferson

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 Jefferson

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Jefferson AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,350 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Jefferson AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,900 $27,300 $30,700 $34,100 $36,850 $39,600 $42,300 $45,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Jefferson AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,200 $43,650 $49,100 $54,550 $58,950 $63,300 $67,650 $72,050