Affordable Housing In Newberry
Luce County, Michigan

Waiting List Openings In Newberry

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2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Newberry

Newberry Apartments

7034 M-123
Newberry, Michigan

Parkview Manor

PO Box 54
Newberry, Michigan
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Newberry, 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 Newberry, Michigan

Housing Authority Programs
Luce County Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
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 Newberry, Michigan

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 40 affordable apartments for rent in Newberry, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Newberry, Michigan

Newberry features 40 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 Newberry, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Newberry, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Newberry, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $683 and $835.

2022 Newberry, 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
Newberry, Michigan Fair Market Rent $525 $600 $759 $979 $1,029
Newberry, Michigan Payment Standard Range $473 to $578 $540 to $660 $683 to $835 $881 to $1,077 $926 to $1,132

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Newberry, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 40
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 40
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.61%
Average Renter Household Size 2.26
Average Household Size 2.30
Median Household Income $32,000 ±$5,591
Median Rent $610 ±$75
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.34% ± 11.99pp
Total Population 1,729

Population and Household Demographics

Newberry is a city in Luce County, Michigan with a population of 1,729. There are 732 households in the city with an average household size of 2.30 persons. 33.61% of households in Newberry are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Newberry

The median gross income for households in Newberry is $32,000 a year, or $2,667 a month. The median rent for the city is $610 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Newberry, a household making less than $2,033 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.34% of households who rent are overburdened in Newberry.

Area Median Income In Newberry

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 Newberry, the AMI is calculated from all households within Luce County.

In Newberry, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,100

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 Newberry

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 Newberry

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Newberry AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,050 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Newberry AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,050 $28,600 $32,200 $35,750 $38,650 $41,500 $44,350 $47,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Newberry AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,050 $45,800 $51,500 $57,200 $61,800 $66,400 $70,950 $75,550