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Affordable Housing In North Muskegon
Muskegon County, Michigan


Waiting List Openings In North Muskegon

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

Housing Authorities that serve North Muskegon

Housing Authority Programs
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)
Muskegon Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in North Muskegon, Michigan

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in North Muskegon, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in North Muskegon, Michigan

North Muskegon features 0 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 North Muskegon, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in North Muskegon, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay North Muskegon landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in North Muskegon.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in North Muskegon, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $908.

2021 North Muskegon, 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
North Muskegon, Michigan Fair Market Rent $593 $626 $825 $1,069 $1,119
North Muskegon, 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.

North Muskegon, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.65%
Average Renter Household Size 1.32
Average Household Size 2.21
Median Household Income $56,771 ±$9,923
Median Rent $559 ±$51
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60.61% ± 22.74pp
Total Population 3,778

Population and Household Demographics

North Muskegon is a city in Muskegon County, Michigan with a population of 3,778. There are 1,679 households in the city with an average household size of 2.21 persons. 19.65% of households in North Muskegon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in North Muskegon

The median gross income for households in North Muskegon is $56,771 a year, or $4,731 a month. The median rent for the city is $559 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In North Muskegon, a household making less than $1,863 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.61% of households who rent are overburdened in North Muskegon.

Area Median Income In North Muskegon

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 North Muskegon, the AMI is calculated from all households within Muskegon County.

In North Muskegon, 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 North Muskegon

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 North Muskegon

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the North Muskegon 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 North Muskegon 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 North Muskegon 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