Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Livonia, MI

Find 5 low-income apartments and rental assistance options in Livonia, MI – including subsidized, public, senior, HUD, and other government housing programs.

Ziegler Place

30001 Saint Martins Street, Livonia, Michigan 48152

Brashear Towers

17841 N Laurel Park Dr, Livonia, Michigan 48152

Trinity Park Housing

14866 Middlebelt Rd, Livonia, Michigan 48154

Mcnamara Towers 2

19300 Purlingbrook St, Livonia, Michigan 48152

Livonia Opportunity House

31230 Lyndon St, Livonia, Michigan 48154

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Livonia, Michigan
$24.45/hour
$14.12 (+137%) more than Michigan minimum wage and $17.20 (+237%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the 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) programs for Livonia, Michigan.
Operates the Public Housing, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Livonia, Michigan.
Operates the Family Unification Program (FUP), Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency, Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) programs for Livonia, Michigan.
Operates the Public Housing, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Livonia, Michigan.
Operates the Public Housing, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Livonia, Michigan.
Operates the Public Housing, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Livonia, Michigan.
Operates the Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Family Self-Sufficiency, Homeownership Voucher, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Livonia, Michigan.

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

How many renters live in Livonia, Michigan?

The City of Livonia has 93,786 people living in 39,170 households.

There are 8,016 renters living in 4,915 renter households in this City. Renters make up 8.55 percent of the population living in Livonia.

What is the rental market like in Livonia, Michigan?

There are an estimated 39,155 housing units in the Livonia area. Of these, 5,108 units are rental homes, making up 13 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Livonia, Michigan, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Livonia?

The rental vacancy rate in Livonia is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Livonia for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Livonia
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
138 1,594 1,528 1,334 195
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Livonia

A large number of apartments in Livonia have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Livonia are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 41 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 12 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Livonia

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $920 to $1,719. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $920
One BR $1,019
Two BR $1,291
Three BR $1,595
Four BR $1,719
2024 Fair Market Rents in Livonia, Michigan

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Livonia?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 36 26 percent
One BR 848 53 percent
Two BR 790 52 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Livonia, Michigan

How many affordable rental units are in Livonia?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Livonia, Michigan including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Public Housing 150
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 354
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 4
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Livonia, Michigan

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Livonia, Michigan

Livonia features 543 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 $1,162 and $1,420.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.