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Affordable Housing In Muskegon County
Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Muskegon County

Waiting ListStatus
Michigan State Housing Development Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Soon
Michigan State Housing Development Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Now

42 Low Income Apartment Communities In Muskegon County

Channel View Apartments

8050 Cook St
Montague, Michigan

The Village at Park Terrace

1350 W Hackley Ave
Muskegon, Michigan

Housing Authorities that serve Muskegon County

Housing Authority Programs
Muskegon 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 Muskegon County, Michigan

There are 42 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,560 affordable apartments for rent in Muskegon County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Muskegon County, Michigan

Muskegon County features 2,067 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 1,493 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 $743 and $908.

2021 Muskegon 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
Muskegon County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $593 $626 $825 $1,069 $1,119
Muskegon County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $534 to $652 $563 to $689 $743 to $908 $962 to $1,176 $1,007 to $1,231

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Muskegon County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 42
Total Low Income Apartments 3,560
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,067
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.07%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $42,829 ±$917
Median Rent $673 ±$16
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.65% ± 2.33pp
Total Population 171,483

Population and Household Demographics

Muskegon County is a county in Michigan with a population of 171,483. There are 64,490 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 25.07% of households in Muskegon County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Muskegon County

The median gross income for households in Muskegon County is $42,829 a year, or $3,569 a month. The median rent for the county is $673 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Muskegon County, a household making less than $2,243 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.65% of households who rent are overburdened in Muskegon County.

Area Median Income In Muskegon 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 Muskegon County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,900

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 Muskegon 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 Muskegon County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Muskegon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,450 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Muskegon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $31,950 $34,550 $37,100 $39,650 $42,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Muskegon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,800 $40,900 $46,000 $51,100 $55,200 $59,300 $63,400 $67,500

Cities In Muskegon County

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City Served By
Blue Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Blue Lake are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Casnovia The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Casnovia are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Cedar Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cedar Creek are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Dalton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dalton are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Egelston The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Egelston are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Fruitland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fruitland are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Fruitport The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fruitport are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Fruitport Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fruitport Township are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Holton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Holton are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Laketon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Laketon are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Lakewood Club The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lakewood Club are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Montague The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Montague are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Montagueship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Montagueship are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Moorland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Moorland are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Muskegon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Muskegon are the Muskegon Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Muskegon Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Muskegon Heights are the Muskegon Heights Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Muskegon Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Muskegon Township are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
North Muskegon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve North Muskegon are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Norton Shores The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Norton Shores are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Ravenna The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ravenna are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Ravennaship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ravennaship are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Roosevelt Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Roosevelt Park are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Sullivan The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sullivan are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Twin Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Twin Lake are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
White River The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve White River are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Whitehall The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Whitehall are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Whitehallship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Whitehallship are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.
Wolf Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wolf Lake are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Muskegon Housing Commission.