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Affordable Housing In Kalamazoo County
Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Kalamazoo County

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

51 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kalamazoo County

City View in the Square Co-op Senior Apartments

710 Collins Street
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Income Based
1 BR
62+

Canterbury House Apartments - Kalamazoo

690 Dragonfly
Kalamazoo, Michigan
$610-889
1-3 BR

New Village Park

2400 Saint Albans Way
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Heather Gardens

2400 St Albans Way
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Subsidized

Gladeshire Apartments

1801 Shire Lane 
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Douglas Apartments

1211 Douglas Ave
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Pinehurst Townhomes

6740 Andover Drive 
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Summit Park Apartments

735 Summit Park Ct
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Evergreen North and South

5700 Vintage Ln
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Subsidized

Mill Park Townhomes and Apartments

450 Haymac Drive
Parchment, Michigan

Housing Authorities that serve Kalamazoo 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 Kalamazoo County, Michigan

There are 51 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,311 affordable apartments for rent in Kalamazoo County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Kalamazoo County, Michigan

Kalamazoo County features 3,193 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 Kalamazoo County, Michigan

There are 1,473 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kalamazoo County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kalamazoo County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kalamazoo County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $793 and $969.

2021 Kalamazoo 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
Kalamazoo County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $617 $705 $881 $1,169 $1,259
Kalamazoo County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $555 to $679 $635 to $776 $793 to $969 $1,052 to $1,286 $1,133 to $1,385

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kalamazoo County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 51
Total Low Income Apartments 5,311
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,193
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.92%
Average Renter Household Size 2.19
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $47,476 ±$980
Median Rent $722 ±$10
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.37% ± 2.4pp
Total Population 256,752

Population and Household Demographics

Kalamazoo County is a county in Michigan with a population of 256,752. There are 100,341 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 35.92% of households in Kalamazoo County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kalamazoo County

The median gross income for households in Kalamazoo County is $47,476 a year, or $3,956 a month. The median rent for the county is $722 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kalamazoo County, a household making less than $2,407 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Kalamazoo County.

Area Median Income In Kalamazoo 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 Kalamazoo County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,000

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 Kalamazoo 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 Kalamazoo 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 Kalamazoo County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,600 $19,000 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Kalamazoo County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,650 $31,600 $35,550 $39,500 $42,700 $45,850 $49,000 $52,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Kalamazoo County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,250 $50,600 $56,900 $63,200 $68,300 $73,350 $78,400 $83,450

Cities In Kalamazoo County

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City Served By
Alamo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alamo is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Augusta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Augusta is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Brady The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brady is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Charleston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Charleston is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Climax The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Climax is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Climaxship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Climaxship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Comstock Northwest The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Comstock Northwest is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Comstock Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Comstock Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Cooper Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cooper Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Eastwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eastwood is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Galesburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Galesburg is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Kalamazoo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kalamazoo is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Kalamazoo Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kalamazoo Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Oshtemo Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oshtemo Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Parchment The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Parchment is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Pavilion The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pavilion is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Portage The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Portage is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Prairie Ronde The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prairie Ronde is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Richland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richland is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Richlandship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richlandship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ross The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ross is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Schoolcraft The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Schoolcraft is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Schoolcraftship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Schoolcraftship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
South Gull Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Gull Lake is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Texas Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Texas Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Vicksburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vicksburg is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Wakeshma The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wakeshma is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Westwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westwood is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.