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Affordable Housing In Macomb County
Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Macomb County

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

34 Low Income Apartment Communities In Macomb County

Northview Park Apartments

36505 Northview Blvd
Sterling Heights, Michigan

Oakview Square Phase Two

50440 Oakview Dr
Chesterfield, Michigan

Roseville Senior Apartments

25525 Lawn St
Roseville, Michigan

Chester Berry Manor

15701 E 9 Mile Rd
Eastpointe, Michigan

Housing Authorities that serve Macomb County

Housing Authority Programs
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)
Ferndale Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Macomb County, Michigan

There are 34 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,715 affordable apartments for rent in Macomb County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Macomb County, Michigan

Macomb County features 4,170 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 Macomb County, Michigan

There are 1,358 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Macomb County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Macomb County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Macomb County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $944 and $1,154.

2021 Macomb 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
Macomb County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $697 $821 $1,049 $1,344 $1,458
Macomb 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.

Macomb County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 34
Total Low Income Apartments 5,715
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 4,170
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.71%
Average Renter Household Size 2.27
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $54,582 ±$606
Median Rent $861 ±$8
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.82% ± 1.18pp
Total Population 854,689

Population and Household Demographics

Macomb County is a county in Michigan with a population of 854,689. There are 336,379 households in the county with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 26.71% of households in Macomb County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Macomb County

The median gross income for households in Macomb County is $54,582 a year, or $4,549 a month. The median rent for the county is $861 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Macomb County, a household making less than $2,870 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Macomb County.

Area Median Income In Macomb 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 Macomb County, 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 Macomb 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 Macomb 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 Macomb County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,500 $18,850 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Macomb County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,500 $31,400 $35,350 $39,250 $42,400 $45,550 $48,700 $51,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Macomb County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,000 $50,250 $56,550 $62,800 $67,850 $72,850 $77,900 $82,900

Cities In Macomb County

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City Served By
Armada The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Armada are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Armada Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Armada Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Bruce Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bruce Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Center Line The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Center Line are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission, Eastpointe Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Chesterfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chesterfield are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Chesterfield Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chesterfield Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Clinton Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clinton Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission, Eastpointe Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Eastpointe The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Eastpointe are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission, Eastpointe Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Fraser The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fraser are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission, Eastpointe Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Harrison Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Harrison Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission, Eastpointe Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Lenox Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lenox Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Macomb Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Macomb Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Memphis The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Memphis are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Mount Clemens The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mount Clemens are the Mount Clemens Housing Commission, Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
New Baltimore The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve New Baltimore are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
New Haven The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve New Haven are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Ray Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ray Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Richmond The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Richmond are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Richmond Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Richmond Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Romeo The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Romeo are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Roseville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Roseville are the Roseville Housing Commission, Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission, Eastpointe Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Shelby Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Shelby Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
St. Clair Shores The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve St. Clair Shores are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission, Eastpointe Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Sterling Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sterling Heights are the Sterling Heights Housing Commission, Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission, Eastpointe Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Utica The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Utica are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Warren The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Warren are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission, Eastpointe Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Washington Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Washington Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.