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Affordable Housing In Mackinac County
Michigan

23 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mackinac County

Lost Creek

200 County Road 492
Marquette, Michigan
Income Based
1-2 BR

Charters Cove

280 Ferry Ln
Saint Ignace, Michigan
$525
1 BR
Accessible
62+

Snowberry Heights

222 S 5th St
Marquette, Michigan
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+

St. Ignace Apartments

248 S Airport Rd
St Ignace, Michigan

Cherry Creek Village

201 Cherry Creek Rd
Marquette, Michigan
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Oakwood Village

580 Cox Ave
Marquette, Michigan
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Preserve at Orianna Ridge

1906 A Freedom Dr
Marquette, Michigan

Propylon Non - Profit

1500 Norway Ave
Marquette, Michigan
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Gladys Street Apartments

420 Gladys St
Portage, Michigan
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Portage Pines

7980 Kenmure Dr
Portage, Michigan
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Mackinac 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)
Mackinac County Housing Commission Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mackinac County, Michigan

There are 23 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,080 affordable apartments for rent in Mackinac County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Mackinac County, Michigan

Mackinac County features 1,037 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 Mackinac County, Michigan

There are 1,043 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mackinac County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mackinac County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mackinac County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Mackinac 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
Mackinac County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $503 $644 $734 $953 $1,255
Mackinac County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $453 to $553 $580 to $708 $661 to $807 $858 to $1,048 $1,130 to $1,381

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mackinac County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 23
Total Low Income Apartments 2,080
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,037
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.3%
Average Renter Household Size 1.90
Average Household Size 2.07
Median Household Income $38,434 ±$1,822
Median Rent $578 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.18% ± 5.96pp
Total Population 11,044

Population and Household Demographics

Mackinac County is a county in Michigan with a population of 11,044. There are 5,209 households in the county with an average household size of 2.07 persons. 26.3% of households in Mackinac County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mackinac County

The median gross income for households in Mackinac County is $38,434 a year, or $3,203 a month. The median rent for the county is $578 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mackinac County, a household making less than $1,927 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Mackinac County.

Area Median Income In Mackinac 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 Mackinac County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,100

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 Mackinac 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 Mackinac County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mackinac County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,550 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,000 $42,600
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mackinac County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,600 $25,800 $29,050 $32,250 $34,850 $37,450 $40,000 $42,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mackinac County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,150 $41,300 $46,450 $51,600 $55,750 $59,900 $64,000 $68,150

Cities In Mackinac County

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City Served By
Bois Blanc The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bois Blanc are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Mackinac County Housing Commission.
Brevort The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Brevort are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Mackinac County Housing Commission.
Clark The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clark are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Mackinac County Housing Commission.
Garfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Garfield are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Mackinac County Housing Commission.
Hendricks The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hendricks are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Mackinac County Housing Commission.
Hudson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hudson are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Mackinac County Housing Commission.
Mackinac Island The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mackinac Island are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Mackinac County Housing Commission.
Marquette The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Marquette are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Mackinac County Housing Commission.
Moran The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Moran are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Mackinac County Housing Commission.
Newton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Newton are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Mackinac County Housing Commission.
Portage The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Portage are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Mackinac County Housing Commission.
Saint Ignace The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Saint Ignace are the Mackinac County Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
St Ignace The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve St Ignace are the Mackinac County Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
St. Ignace The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve St. Ignace are the Mackinac County Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
St. Ignaceship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve St. Ignaceship are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Mackinac County Housing Commission.