Affordable Housing In Munising
Alger County, Michigan

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Munising

Windjammer Greene

1550 Center St
Munising, Michigan
$563-638
1-2 BR

Jericho House

410 Elm Ave
Munising, Michigan
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lakeshore Manor Hillside

200 City Park Dr
Munising, Michigan
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Munising, 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 Munising, Michigan

Housing Authority Programs
Munising Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
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 Munising, Michigan

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 113 affordable apartments for rent in Munising, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Munising, Michigan

Munising features 89 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 Munising, Michigan

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Munising.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Munising, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Munising, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $681 and $833.

2022 Munising, 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
Munising, Michigan Fair Market Rent $524 $637 $757 $936 $1,072
Munising, Michigan Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $573 to $701 $681 to $833 $842 to $1,030 $965 to $1,179

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Munising, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 113
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 89
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.15
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $33,953 ±$3,964
Median Rent $527 ±$47
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.54% ± 12.85pp
Total Population 2,303

Population and Household Demographics

Munising is a city in Alger County, Michigan with a population of 2,303. There are 909 households in the city with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 28.6% of households in Munising are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Munising

The median gross income for households in Munising is $33,953 a year, or $2,829 a month. The median rent for the city is $527 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Munising, a household making less than $1,757 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Munising.

Area Median Income In Munising

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 Munising, the AMI is calculated from all households within Alger County.

In Munising, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,500

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 Munising

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 Munising

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