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Affordable Housing In Kalkaska County
Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Kalkaska County

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

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kalkaska County

Kalkaska Woods Apartments

506 N Cedar St
Kalkaska, Michigan
Subsidized

Westside Junction Apartments

508 W St
Kalkaska, Michigan
Subsidized

Senior Haven

2170 N Birch St
Kalkaska, Michigan
Subsidized

Level Acres Apartments

504 S Orange Street
Kalkaska, Michigan
Subsidized

Riverside Manor

10570 N Main St
Rapid River, Michigan

Apple Valley Orchards

4224 Potter Rd
Bear Lake, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Kalkaska 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)
Traverse City Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Kalkaska County, Michigan

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 201 affordable apartments for rent in Kalkaska County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Kalkaska County, Michigan

Kalkaska County features 198 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 Kalkaska County, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kalkaska County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kalkaska County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $667 and $815.

2021 Kalkaska 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
Kalkaska County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $489 $562 $741 $985 $1,072
Kalkaska County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $440 to $538 $506 to $618 $667 to $815 $887 to $1,084 $965 to $1,179

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kalkaska County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 201
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 198
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.4%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $40,534 ±$1,337
Median Rent $709 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.67% ± 5.81pp
Total Population 17,230

Population and Household Demographics

Kalkaska County is a county in Michigan with a population of 17,230. There are 7,185 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 19.4% of households in Kalkaska County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kalkaska County

The median gross income for households in Kalkaska County is $40,534 a year, or $3,378 a month. The median rent for the county is $709 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kalkaska County, a household making less than $2,363 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Kalkaska County.

Area Median Income In Kalkaska 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 Kalkaska County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,000

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 Kalkaska 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 Kalkaska County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Kalkaska County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,450 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Kalkaska County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $31,950 $34,550 $37,100 $39,650 $42,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Kalkaska County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,800 $40,900 $46,000 $51,100 $55,200 $59,300 $63,400 $67,500

Cities In Kalkaska County

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City Served By
Bear Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bear Lake are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Traverse City Housing Commission.
Bear Lakeship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bear Lakeship are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Traverse City Housing Commission.
Blue Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Blue Lake are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Traverse City Housing Commission.
Boardman The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Boardman are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Traverse City Housing Commission.
Clearwater The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clearwater are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Traverse City Housing Commission.
Coldsprings The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Coldsprings are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Traverse City Housing Commission.
Excelsior The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Excelsior are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Traverse City Housing Commission.
Garfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Garfield are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Traverse City Housing Commission.
Kalkaska The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kalkaska are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Traverse City Housing Commission.
Kalkaskaship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kalkaskaship are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Traverse City Housing Commission.
Manistee Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Manistee Lake are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Traverse City Housing Commission.
Oliver The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oliver are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Traverse City Housing Commission.
Orange The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Orange are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Traverse City Housing Commission.
Rapid City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rapid City are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Traverse City Housing Commission.
Rapid River The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rapid River are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Traverse City Housing Commission.
South Boardman The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve South Boardman are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Traverse City Housing Commission.
Springfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Springfield are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Traverse City Housing Commission.