Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Muskegon County, MI

Discover affordable housing in Muskegon County where there are 46+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Blue Lakes Residences, Lp

7190 Progress Rd, Twin Lake, Michigan 49457

bed 2-4

Hickory Village

1890 Carriage Road, Muskegon, Michigan 49442

bed 1

Carriage House of Muskegon

1890 Carriage Road, Muskegon, Michigan 49442

bed 1-3

Pine Grove Manor Apartments

1764 E Apple Avenue, Muskegon, Michigan 56345

bed 1-2

Park Woods Apartments

924 Shonat St, Muskegon, Michigan 49442

bed 1-3

Christian Manor

1480 McLaughlin Ave, Muskegon, Michigan 49442

bed 1

The Reserve at Norton Shores

1523 Norton Shores Lane, Norton Shores, Michigan 49444

bed 1-3

Ten21 Apartments

1021 Jefferson St, Muskegon, Michigan 49440

bed 1-2

Quail Meadows Apartments

725 Meadow Ln, Muskegon, Michigan 49442

Bayview Towers

864 Spring St, Muskegon, Michigan 49442

Roosevelt Apartments

525 W SUMMIT AVE, Muskegon Heights, Michigan 49444

bed 1-2

Whitehall Apartments II

1123 E Colby St, Whitehall, Michigan 49461

bed 1-3

Channel View Apartments

8050 Cook St, Montague, Michigan 49437

West Shore Apartments

1201 E Colby St, Whitehall, Michigan 49461

Creekside Apartments

3796 S Ravenna Rd, Ravenna, Michigan 49451

Royale Glen Apartments

1085 Royale Glen Drive , Muskegon, Michigan 49441

Trinity Manor

347 Shonat St, Muskegon, Michigan 49442

Barclay Senior Village

1931 Barclay St, Muskegon, Michigan 49441

Shawl II

8363 Cook St, Montague, Michigan 49437

Pioneer House - Ucpa

1390 Brusse Ave, Muskegon, Michigan 49442

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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Muskegon County, Michigan

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Muskegon County, Michigan
$9.67 (+94%) more than Michigan minimum wage and $12.75 (+176%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Muskegon 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Muskegon County, Michigan.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Muskegon County, Michigan.

Go to the Michigan Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Muskegon County.

How many renters live in Muskegon County, Michigan?

The County of Muskegon County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 19.86 percent of the population living in Muskegon County.

What is the rental market like in Muskegon County, Michigan?

There are an estimated housing units in the Muskegon County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Muskegon County, Michigan, there are 1.14 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Muskegon County?

The rental vacancy rate in Muskegon County is 7 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Muskegon County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Muskegon County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
149 3,629 5,366 3,592 1,476
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Muskegon County

A large number of apartments in Muskegon County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Muskegon County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $716 to $1,406. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $716
One BR $811
Two BR $1,056
Three BR $1,311
Four BR $1,406
2024 Fair Market Rents in Muskegon County, Michigan

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Muskegon County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 81 54 percent
One BR 2,061 57 percent
Two BR 2,164 40 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Muskegon County, Michigan

How many affordable rental units are in Muskegon County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Muskegon County, Michigan including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Muskegon County, Michigan

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Muskegon County, Michigan

Muskegon County features 2,091 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 Muskegon County, Michigan

There are 1,151 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Muskegon County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Muskegon County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Muskegon County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $950 and $1,162.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.