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Affordable Housing In Monroe County
Michigan

24 Low Income Apartment Communities In Monroe County

Rawson Place

501 Rawson St
Dundee, Michigan

Ivor J Lindsay Senior Housing

8745 Lewis Ave
Temperance, Michigan

Elm House

852 W Elm Ave
Monroe, Michigan
Subsidized

Silver Creek Apartments

25617 Valley Creek Dr
Flat Rock, Michigan

Creekside Village

1236 S Monroe St
Monroe, Michigan

River Park Greenwood

717 Roeder St
Monroe, Michigan

Park West Club Apartments

1733 Renard Dr
Monroe, Michigan

Carleton Apartments CO Gardner Mgmt

331 Kent St
Carleton, Michigan

Canfield Crossing

355 Canfield St
Milan, Michigan

Landings, The

1101 Cedar Creek Dr
Monroe, Michigan

Housing Authorities that serve Monroe County

Housing Authority Programs
Ann Arbor Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Moving to Work; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
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)
Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Monroe County, Michigan

There are 24 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,550 affordable apartments for rent in Monroe County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Monroe County, Michigan

Monroe County features 1,314 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 Monroe County, Michigan

There are 1,140 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Monroe County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Monroe County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Monroe County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $765 and $935.

2020 Monroe 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 $623 $656 $850 $1,150 $1,154
Payment Standard Range $561 to $685 $590 to $722 $765 to $935 $1,035 to $1,265 $1,039 to $1,269

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Monroe County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 24
Total Low Income Apartments 2,550
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,314
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.54%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $55,653 ±$1,535
Median Rent $784 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.62% ± 2.86pp
Total Population 150,436

Population and Household Demographics

Monroe County is a county in Michigan with a population of 150,436. There are 58,566 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 20.54% of households in Monroe County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Monroe County

The median gross income for households in Monroe County is $55,653 a year, or $4,638 a month. The median rent for the county is $784 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Monroe County, a household making less than $2,613 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Monroe County.

Area Median Income In Monroe 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 Monroe County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,600

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 Monroe 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 Monroe County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,950 $19,400 $21,800 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,250 $32,250 $36,300 $40,300 $43,550 $46,750 $50,000 $53,200
80% of Median $45,150 $51,600 $58,050 $64,500 $69,700 $74,850 $80,000 $85,150

Cities In Monroe County

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City Served By
Ash The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ash are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Bedford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bedford are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Bedford Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bedford Township are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Berlin Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Berlin Township are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Carleton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Carleton are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Detroit Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Detroit Beach are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Dundee The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dundee are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Dundeeship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dundeeship are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Erie The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Erie are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Estral Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Estral Beach are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Exeter The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Exeter are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Flat Rock The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Flat Rock are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Frenchtown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Frenchtown are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Ida The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ida are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
La Salle The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve La Salle are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Lambertville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lambertville are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
London The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve London are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Luna Pier The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Luna Pier are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Maybee The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Maybee are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Milan The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Milan are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Milanship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Milanship are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Monroe The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Monroe are the Monroe Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Monroe Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Monroe Township are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Petersburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Petersburg are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Raisinville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Raisinville are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
South Monroe The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve South Monroe are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
South Rockwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve South Rockwood are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Stony Point The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Stony Point are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Summerfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Summerfield are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Temperance The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Temperance are the Bedford Township Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
West Monroe The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West Monroe are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Whiteford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Whiteford are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Woodland Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Woodland Beach are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.