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Affordable Housing In Marquette County
Michigan

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Marquette County

Canda Manor Apartments

711 W Empire St
Ishpeming, Michigan
$690-845
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Town Square Apartments

429 North 7th Street 
Ishpeming, Michigan

Forwood Apartments

220 Iron Street #B5 
Gwinn, Michigan
Subsidized

Riverview Heights Apartments

174 Willow Dr
Republic, Michigan
Subsidized

Woodcliff Apartments ( Ishpeming )

708 W Empire St
Ishpeming, Michigan

Lakeview Apartments

98 Croix St
Negaunee, Michigan

Pioneer Bluff Apartments

111 Bluff St
Ishpeming, Michigan

Negaunee Apts C/O Gld Management

151 Rail Street
Negaunee, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Marquette 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)
Marquette Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Marquette County, Michigan

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 447 affordable apartments for rent in Marquette County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Marquette County, Michigan

Marquette County features 391 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 Marquette County, Michigan

There are 56 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marquette County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Marquette County, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Marquette County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Marquette County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Marquette County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $678 and $828.

2020 Marquette 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
Fair Market Rent $491 $572 $753 $938 $1,068
Payment Standard Range $442 to $540 $515 to $629 $678 to $828 $844 to $1,032 $961 to $1,175

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Marquette County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 447
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 391
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.36%
Average Renter Household Size 2.06
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $45,409 ±$1,226
Median Rent $626 ±$16
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.05% ± 3.24pp
Total Population 67,582

Population and Household Demographics

Marquette County is a county in Michigan with a population of 67,582. There are 26,457 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 31.36% of households in Marquette County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Marquette County

The median gross income for households in Marquette County is $45,409 a year, or $3,784 a month. The median rent for the county is $626 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Marquette County, a household making less than $2,087 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Marquette County.

Area Median Income In Marquette 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 Marquette County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,300

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 Marquette 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 Marquette County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,850 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,450
50% of Median $23,050 $26,350 $29,650 $32,900 $35,550 $38,200 $40,800 $43,450
80% of Median $36,900 $42,150 $47,400 $52,650 $56,900 $61,100 $65,300 $69,500

Cities In Marquette County

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City Served By
Big Bay The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Big Bay are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Champion The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Champion are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Chocolay Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chocolay Township are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ely The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ely are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ewing The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ewing are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Forsyth The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Forsyth are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Gwinn The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gwinn are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Harvey The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Harvey are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Humboldt The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Humboldt are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ishpeming The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ishpeming are the Ishpeming Housing Commission, Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ishpemingship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ishpemingship are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
K. I. Sawyer The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve K. I. Sawyer are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Marquette The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Marquette are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Marquette Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Marquette Township are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Michigamme The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Michigamme are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Michigammeship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Michigammeship are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Negaunee The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Negaunee are the Negaunee Housing Commission, Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Negauneeship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Negauneeship are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Palmer The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Palmer are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Powell The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Powell are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Republic The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Republic are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Republicship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Republicship are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Richmond Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Richmond Township are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Sands The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sands are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Skandia The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Skandia are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Tilden The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tilden are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Trowbridge Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Trowbridge Park are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Turin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Turin are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Wells The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wells are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
West Branch The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West Branch are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
West Ishpeming The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West Ishpeming are the Marquette Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.