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Affordable Housing In Marine City
St Clair County, Michigan

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Marine City

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Housing Authorities that serve Marine City

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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Marine City, Michigan

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 64 affordable apartments for rent in Marine City, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Marine City, Michigan

Marine City features 0 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 Marine City, Michigan

There are 64 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marine City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Marine City, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Marine City landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Marine City.

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

2021 Marine City, 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
Marine City, Michigan Fair Market Rent $697 $821 $1,049 $1,344 $1,458
Marine City, 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.

Marine City, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 64
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.78%
Average Renter Household Size 2.31
Average Household Size 2.27
Median Household Income $40,240 ±$7,715
Median Rent $687 ±$96
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.01% ± 13.12pp
Total Population 4,172

Population and Household Demographics

Marine City is a city in St Clair County, Michigan with a population of 4,172. There are 1,837 households in the city with an average household size of 2.27 persons. 29.78% of households in Marine City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Marine City

The median gross income for households in Marine City is $40,240 a year, or $3,353 a month. The median rent for the city is $687 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Marine City, a household making less than $2,290 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.01% of households who rent are overburdened in Marine City.

Area Median Income In Marine City

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 Marine City, the AMI is calculated from all households within St Clair County.

In Marine City, 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 Marine City

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 Marine City

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Marine City 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 Marine City 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 Marine City 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