Affordable Housing In Montcalm County
Michigan

28 Low Income Apartment Communities In Montcalm County

Linden Apartments

320 E Linden St
Carson City, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Stanton Park Apartments

200 E 1st St
Stanton, Michigan
62+

Pine Meadows

320 S Juniper St
Edmore, Michigan
Subsidized

Coloney Junction Apartments

310 Macomber St
Lakeview, Michigan
Subsidized

Coloney Apartments

311 Clark St
Lakeview, Michigan
Subsidized

Cloverlane Apartments

208 Cloverlane St
Lakeview, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Edmore Pines Apartments

677 W Pine St
Edmore, Michigan
Subsidized

HIDDEN PINES

1115 S CEDAR ST
Greenville, Michigan

Friendship Hse E Chase Ridge

1210 Chase St
Greenville, Michigan
Subsidized

Carson Place Apartments

420 E Grove St
Carson City, Michigan
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Montcalm County, 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 Montcalm County, Michigan

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)
Montcalm County Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Montcalm County, Michigan

There are 28 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,364 affordable apartments for rent in Montcalm County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Montcalm County, Michigan

Montcalm County features 811 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 Montcalm County, Michigan

There are 553 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Montcalm County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Montcalm County, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Montcalm County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Montcalm County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Montcalm County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $704 and $860.

2022 Montcalm 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
Montcalm County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $608 $639 $782 $978 $1,230
Montcalm County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $547 to $669 $575 to $703 $704 to $860 $880 to $1,076 $1,107 to $1,353

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Montcalm County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 28
Total Low Income Apartments 1,364
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 811
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.94%
Average Renter Household Size 2.67
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $41,584 ±$1,204
Median Rent $692 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.95% ± 4.51pp
Total Population 63,004

Population and Household Demographics

Montcalm County is a county in Michigan with a population of 63,004. There are 23,284 households in the county with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 20.94% of households in Montcalm County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Montcalm County

The median gross income for households in Montcalm County is $41,584 a year, or $3,465 a month. The median rent for the county is $692 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Montcalm County, a household making less than $2,307 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.95% of households who rent are overburdened in Montcalm County.

Area Median Income In Montcalm 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 Montcalm County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,300

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 Montcalm 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 Montcalm County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Montcalm County 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 Montcalm County 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 Montcalm County 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

Cities In Montcalm County

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City Served By
Belvidere The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Belvidere are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Bloomer The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bloomer are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Bushnell The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bushnell are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Carson City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Carson City are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Cato The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cato are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Crystal The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Crystal are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Crystalship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Crystalship are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Day The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Day are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Douglass The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Douglass are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Edmore The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Edmore are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Eureka The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Eureka are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Evergreen The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Evergreen are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Fairplain The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fairplain are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Ferris The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ferris are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Greenville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Greenville are the Greenville Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Home The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Home are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Howard City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Howard City are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Lakeview The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lakeview are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Maple Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Maple Valley are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
McBride The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve McBride are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Montcalm The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Montcalm are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Pierson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pierson are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Piersonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Piersonship are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Pine The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pine are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Reynolds The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Reynolds are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Richland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Richland are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Sheridan The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sheridan are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Sidney The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sidney are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Stanton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Stanton are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.
Winfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Winfield are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Montcalm County Housing Commission.