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Affordable Housing In Manistee County
Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Manistee County

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

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Manistee County

Valley Side Apartments

8665 Fourth Avenue
Onekama, Michigan

Mf - Dev 1009 Horizon Pointe

305 Care Center Dr
Manistee, Michigan

Lakeview Apartments

1200 Cherry Rd
Manistee, Michigan

Cherry Hill Apartments

579 Ramsdell Rd
Manistee, Michigan

Cherry Hill Apartments Lansing Management

575 Ramsdell Rd
Manistee, Michigan

Reitz Park Village

90 Park Ave
Manistee, Michigan

Harborview Apartments

400 E Lakeshore Dr
Manistee, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Manistee 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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Manistee County, Michigan

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 549 affordable apartments for rent in Manistee County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Manistee County, Michigan

Manistee County features 220 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 Manistee County, Michigan

There are 329 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Manistee County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Manistee County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Manistee County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $712 and $870.

2021 Manistee 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
Manistee County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $542 $600 $791 $1,029 $1,073
Manistee County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $488 to $596 $540 to $660 $712 to $870 $926 to $1,132 $966 to $1,180

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Manistee County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 549
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 220
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.23%
Average Renter Household Size 2.26
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $41,395 ±$1,590
Median Rent $659 ±$54
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.95% ± 6.96pp
Total Population 24,536

Population and Household Demographics

Manistee County is a county in Michigan with a population of 24,536. There are 10,142 households in the county with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 19.23% of households in Manistee County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Manistee County

The median gross income for households in Manistee County is $41,395 a year, or $3,450 a month. The median rent for the county is $659 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Manistee County, a household making less than $2,197 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.95% of households who rent are overburdened in Manistee County.

Area Median Income In Manistee 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 Manistee County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,100

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 Manistee 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 Manistee County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Manistee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,450 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Manistee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $31,950 $34,550 $37,100 $39,650 $42,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Manistee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,800 $40,900 $46,000 $51,100 $55,200 $59,300 $63,400 $67,500

Cities In Manistee County

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City Served By
Arcadia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arcadia is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Arcadiaship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arcadiaship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bear Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bear Lake is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bear Lakeship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bear Lakeship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Brethren The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brethren is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Brown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brown is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Cleon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cleon is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Copemish The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Copemish is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Dickson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dickson is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Eastlake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eastlake is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Filer City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Filer City is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Filer Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Filer Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Kaleva The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kaleva is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Manistee The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Manistee are the Manistee Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Manisteeship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manisteeship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Maple Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Maple Grove is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Marilla The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marilla is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Norman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norman is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Oak Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Hill is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Onekama The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Onekama is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Onekamaship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Onekamaship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Parkdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Parkdale is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Pleasanton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pleasanton is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Springdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springdale is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Stronach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stronach is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Stronachship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stronachship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Wellston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wellston is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.