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Affordable Housing In Negaunee
Marquette County, Michigan

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Negaunee

Lakeview Apartments

98 Croix St
Negaunee, Michigan

Negaunee Apts C/O Gld Management

151 Rail Street
Negaunee, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Negaunee

Housing Authority Programs
Negaunee Housing Commission Public Housing
Marquette 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 Negaunee, Michigan

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 96 affordable apartments for rent in Negaunee, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Negaunee, Michigan

Negaunee features 96 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 Negaunee, Michigan

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Negaunee.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Negaunee, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Negaunee, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $678 and $828.

2020 Negaunee, 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 $491 $572 $753 $938 $1,068
Payment Standard Range $442 to $540 $515 to $629 $678 to $828 $844 to $1,032 $961 to $1,175

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Negaunee, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 96
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 96
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.26%
Average Renter Household Size 1.90
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $49,068 ±$4,369
Median Rent $554 ±$32
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.33% ± 12.05pp
Total Population 4,609

Population and Household Demographics

Negaunee is a city in Marquette County, Michigan with a population of 4,609. There are 1,858 households in the city with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 28.26% of households in Negaunee are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Negaunee

The median gross income for households in Negaunee is $49,068 a year, or $4,089 a month. The median rent for the city is $554 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Negaunee, a household making less than $1,847 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Negaunee.

Area Median Income In Negaunee

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 Negaunee, the AMI is calculated from all households within Marquette County.

In Negaunee, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,300

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 Negaunee

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 Negaunee

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,850 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,450
50% of Median $23,050 $26,350 $29,650 $32,900 $35,550 $38,200 $40,800 $43,450
80% of Median $36,900 $42,150 $47,400 $52,650 $56,900 $61,100 $65,300 $69,500