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Affordable Housing In Lincoln Park
Wayne County, Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Lincoln Park

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

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lincoln Park

Park Plaza

1201 Fort St
Lincoln Park, Michigan
$615-860
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Victoria Square

1300 Electric Ave
Lincoln Park, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+

Lincoln Park Towers

1370 Electric Ave
Lincoln Park, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Lincoln Park

Housing Authority Programs
Lincoln Park Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
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)
River Rouge Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Ferndale Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Melvindale Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Plymouth Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD); Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lincoln Park, Michigan

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 406 affordable apartments for rent in Lincoln Park, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Lincoln Park, Michigan

Lincoln Park features 320 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 Lincoln Park, Michigan

There are 86 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lincoln Park.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lincoln Park, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lincoln Park, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $879 and $1,075.

2020 Lincoln Park, 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
Fair Market Rent $639 $764 $977 $1,266 $1,376
Payment Standard Range $575 to $703 $688 to $840 $879 to $1,075 $1,139 to $1,393 $1,238 to $1,514

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lincoln Park, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 406
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 320
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.1%
Average Renter Household Size 2.59
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $41,090 ±$2,031
Median Rent $810 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.02% ± 6.95pp
Total Population 37,362

Population and Household Demographics

Lincoln Park is a city in Wayne County, Michigan with a population of 37,362. There are 14,401 households in the city with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 30.1% of households in Lincoln Park are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lincoln Park

The median gross income for households in Lincoln Park is $41,090 a year, or $3,424 a month. The median rent for the city is $810 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lincoln Park, a household making less than $2,700 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.02% of households who rent are overburdened in Lincoln Park.

Area Median Income In Lincoln Park

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 Lincoln Park, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wayne County.

In Lincoln Park, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,500

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 Lincoln Park

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 Lincoln Park

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,500 $18,850 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,500 $31,400 $35,350 $39,250 $42,400 $45,550 $48,700 $51,850
80% of Median $44,000 $50,250 $56,550 $62,800 $67,850 $72,850 $77,900 $82,900