Affordable Housing In Livonia
Wayne County, Michigan

Affordable Housing programs support 570 income based apartments in Livonia where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Livonia that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Livonia, Michigan

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Livonia. Go to the Michigan Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Livonia.

Brashear Towers

17841 N Laurel Park Dr
Livonia, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Ziegler Place

30001 Saint Martins Street
Livonia, Michigan
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Livonia Opportunity House

31230 Lyndon St
Livonia, Michigan
Rent Assisted

Trinity Park Housing

14866 Middlebelt Rd
Livonia, Michigan
Rent Assisted

Mcnamara Towers 2

19300 Purlingbrook St
Livonia, Michigan
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Livonia, Michigan

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Livonia 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)
Go to the Michigan Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Livonia.

Livonia, Michigan Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Livonia, Michigan

Livonia features 570 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 Livonia, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Livonia, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Livonia landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Livonia.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Livonia, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,092 and $1,334.

2023 Livonia, 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
Livonia, Michigan Fair Market Rent $845 $952 $1,213 $1,511 $1,629
Livonia, Michigan Payment Standard Range $761 to $930 $857 to $1,047 $1,092 to $1,334 $1,360 to $1,662 $1,466 to $1,792

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Livonia, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 570
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 570
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 15.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $70,125 ±$1,340
Median Rent $976 ±$32
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.37% ± 4.19pp
Total Population 95,312

Population and Household Demographics

Livonia is a city in Wayne County, Michigan with a population of 95,312. There are 37,199 households in the city with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 15.6% of households in Livonia are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Livonia

The median gross income for households in Livonia is $70,125 a year, or $5,844 a month. The median rent for the city is $976 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Livonia, a household making less than $3,253 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Livonia.

Area Median Income In Livonia

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

In Livonia, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,800

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 Livonia

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 Livonia

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Livonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,800 $21,500 $24,200 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Livonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,350 $35,800 $40,300 $44,750 $48,350 $51,950 $55,500 $59,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Livonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$50,150 $57,300 $64,450 $71,600 $77,350 $83,100 $88,800 $94,550