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Affordable Housing In Madison Heights
Oakland County, Michigan

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Madison Heights

Madison Heights Co-op Senior Apartments

500 E. Irving
Madison Heights, Michigan
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

New Horizons Co-op Senior Apartments

31101 Edward Street
Madison Heights, Michigan
Income Based
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Solberg Towers

27787 Dequindre Rd
Madison Heights, Michigan
Subsidized

Madison III

27795 Dequindre Rd
Madison Heights, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Madison Heights

Housing Authority Programs
Madison Heights Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
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
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 Madison Heights, Michigan

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 528 affordable apartments for rent in Madison Heights, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Madison Heights, Michigan

Madison Heights features 447 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 Madison Heights, Michigan

There are 81 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Madison Heights.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Madison Heights, Michigan

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

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

2021 Madison Heights, 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
Madison Heights, Michigan Fair Market Rent $697 $821 $1,049 $1,344 $1,458
Madison Heights, 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.

Madison Heights, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 528
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 447
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.09%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 2.33
Median Household Income $41,206 ±$2,192
Median Rent $794 ±$32
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.09% ± 7pp
Total Population 30,123

Population and Household Demographics

Madison Heights is a city in Oakland County, Michigan with a population of 30,123. There are 12,855 households in the city with an average household size of 2.33 persons. 39.09% of households in Madison Heights are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Madison Heights

The median gross income for households in Madison Heights is $41,206 a year, or $3,434 a month. The median rent for the city is $794 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Madison Heights, a household making less than $2,647 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Madison Heights.

Area Median Income In Madison Heights

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 Madison Heights, the AMI is calculated from all households within Oakland County.

In Madison Heights, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,000

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 Madison Heights

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 Madison Heights

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Madison Heights AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,800 $19,200 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Madison Heights AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,000 $32,000 $36,000 $40,000 $43,200 $46,400 $49,600 $52,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Madison Heights AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,800 $51,200 $57,600 $64,000 $69,150 $74,250 $79,400 $84,500