Affordable Housing In Manton
Wexford County, Michigan

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Manton

Hillcrest Terrace

419 W 7th St
Manton, Michigan
Income Based
1-3 BR

Springfield Apartments

530 N Michigan Ave
Manton, Michigan
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Manton, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Manton, Michigan

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Manton, Michigan

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 80 affordable apartments for rent in Manton, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Manton, Michigan

Manton features 80 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 Manton, Michigan

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Manton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Manton, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Manton landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Manton.

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

2022 Manton, 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
Manton, Michigan Fair Market Rent $547 $608 $791 $1,007 $1,173
Manton, Michigan Payment Standard Range $492 to $602 $547 to $669 $712 to $870 $906 to $1,108 $1,056 to $1,290

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Manton, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 80
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 80
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.7%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $34,667 ±$4,116
Median Rent $661 ±$96
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.43% ± 12.16pp
Total Population 1,240

Population and Household Demographics

Manton is a city in Wexford County, Michigan with a population of 1,240. There are 496 households in the city with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 37.7% of households in Manton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Manton

The median gross income for households in Manton is $34,667 a year, or $2,889 a month. The median rent for the city is $661 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Manton, a household making less than $2,203 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.43% of households who rent are overburdened in Manton.

Area Median Income In Manton

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 Manton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wexford County.

In Manton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,900

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 Manton

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 Manton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Manton 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 Manton 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 Manton 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