Affordable Housing In Lapeer County
16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lapeer County
Housing Authorities that serve Lapeer County
|Detroit Housing Commission||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Moderate Rehabilitation; Family Unification Program (FUP)|
|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 Lapeer County, Michigan
There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 627 affordable apartments for rent in Lapeer County, Michigan.
Income Based Apartments in Lapeer County, Michigan
Lapeer County features 407 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 Lapeer County, Michigan
There are 220 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lapeer County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Lapeer County, Michigan
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lapeer County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Lapeer County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lapeer County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $944 and $1,154.
2021 Lapeer 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|
|Lapeer County, Michigan Fair Market Rent||$697||$821||$1,049||$1,344||$1,458|
|Lapeer County, Michigan Payment Standard Range||$627 to $767||$739 to $903||$944 to $1,154||$1,210 to $1,478||$1,312 to $1,604|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Lapeer County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||16|
|Total Low Income Apartments||627|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||407|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||16.91%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.41|
|Average Household Size||2.64|
|Median Household Income||$52,996 ±$1,367|
|Median Rent||$781 ±$39|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||47.25% ± 4.77pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Lapeer County is a county in Michigan with a population of 88,235. There are 32,682 households in the county with an average household size of 2.64 persons. 16.91% of households in Lapeer County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Lapeer County
The median gross income for households in Lapeer County is $52,996 a year, or $4,416 a month. The median rent for the county is $781 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lapeer County, a household making less than $2,603 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.25% of households who rent are overburdened in Lapeer County.
Area Median Income In Lapeer 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 Lapeer County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,000
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 Lapeer 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 Lapeer County
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|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lapeer County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lapeer County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lapeer County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Lapeer County
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