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Affordable Housing In Oakland County
Michigan

100 Low Income Apartment Communities In Oakland County

Madison Heights Co-op Senior Apartments

500 E. Irving
Madison Heights, Michigan
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

New Horizons Co-op Senior Apartments

31101 Edward Street
Madison Heights, Michigan
Income Based
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hazel Park Manor Co-op Senior Apartments

701 E. Woodward Heights
Hazel Park, Michigan
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Farmington Place

32900 Grand River Avenue
Farmington, Michigan
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Royal Oak Manor Co-op Senior Apartments

606 Williams
Royal Oak, Michigan
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized

Autumn House Elderly Apartments

415 Withington St
Ferndale, Michigan
Income Based
1 BR

Pontiac Village Estates Co-op Senior Apartments

1200 Colony Lane
Pontiac, Michigan
Income Based
1 BR

Barton Towers Co-op Senior Apartments

333 N. Troy Street
Royal Oak, Michigan
Income Based
1 BR

Hazelcrest Place Apartments & Townhomes

100 Hazelcrest Pl
Hazel Park, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Avon Tower

435 S Livernois Rd
Rochester Hills, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+

Housing Authorities that serve Oakland County

Housing Authority Programs
Detroit Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Moderate Rehabilitation; Family Unification Program (FUP)
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)
Ferndale Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Plymouth Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD); Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Oakland County, Michigan

There are 100 low income housing apartment communities offering 12,381 affordable apartments for rent in Oakland County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Oakland County, Michigan

Oakland County features 7,504 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 Oakland County, Michigan

There are 4,539 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Oakland County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Oakland County, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Oakland County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Oakland County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Oakland County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $879 and $1,075.

2020 Oakland 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
Fair Market Rent $639 $764 $977 $1,266 $1,376
Payment Standard Range $575 to $703 $688 to $840 $879 to $1,075 $1,139 to $1,393 $1,238 to $1,514

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Oakland County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 100
Total Low Income Apartments 12,381
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 7,504
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.54%
Average Renter Household Size 2.15
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $67,465 ±$680
Median Rent $942 ±$8
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.41% ± 0.98pp
Total Population 1,229,503

Population and Household Demographics

Oakland County is a county in Michigan with a population of 1,229,503. There are 493,489 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 29.54% of households in Oakland County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Oakland County

The median gross income for households in Oakland County is $67,465 a year, or $5,622 a month. The median rent for the county is $942 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Oakland County, a household making less than $3,140 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.41% of households who rent are overburdened in Oakland County.

Area Median Income In Oakland 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 Oakland County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,500

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 Oakland 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 Oakland County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,500 $18,850 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,500 $31,400 $35,350 $39,250 $42,400 $45,550 $48,700 $51,850
80% of Median $44,000 $50,250 $56,550 $62,800 $67,850 $72,850 $77,900 $82,900

Cities In Oakland County

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City Served By
Addison Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Addison Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Auburn Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Auburn Hills are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Berkley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Berkley are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Beverly Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Beverly Hills are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Bingham Farms The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bingham Farms are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Birmingham The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Birmingham are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Bloomfield Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bloomfield Hills are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Bloomfield Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bloomfield Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Brandon Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Brandon Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Clarkston The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clarkston are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Clawson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clawson are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Commerce Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Commerce Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Farmington The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Farmington are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Farmington Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Farmington Hills are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Ferndale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ferndale are the Royal Oak Township Housing Commission, Ferndale Housing Commission, Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Franklin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Franklin are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Groveland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Groveland are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Hazel Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hazel Park are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Highland Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Highland Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Holly The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Holly are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Holly Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Holly Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Huntington Woods The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Huntington Woods are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Independence Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Independence Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Keego Harbor The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Keego Harbor are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Lake Angelus The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake Angelus are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Lake Orion The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake Orion are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Lathrup Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lathrup Village are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Leonard The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Leonard are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Lyon Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lyon Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Madison Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Madison Heights are the Madison Heights Housing Commission, Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Milford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Milford are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Milford Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Milford Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Northville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Northville are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission, River Rouge Housing Commission, Melvindale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Novi The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Novi are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Novi Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Novi Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Oak Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oak Park are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Oakland Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oakland Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Orchard Lake Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Orchard Lake Village are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Orion The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Orion are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Orion Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Orion Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Ortonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ortonville are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Oxford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oxford are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Oxford Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oxford Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Pleasant Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pleasant Ridge are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Pontiac The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pontiac are the Pontiac Housing Commission, Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Rochester The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rochester are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Rochester Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rochester Hills are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Rose Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rose Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Royal Oak The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Royal Oak are the Royal Oak Housing Commission, Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Royal Oak Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Royal Oak Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
South Lyon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve South Lyon are the South Lyon Housing Commission, Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Southfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Southfield are the Southfield Housing Commission, Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Southfield Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Southfield Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Springfield Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Springfield Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Sylvan Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sylvan Lake are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Troy The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Troy are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Walled Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Walled Lake are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Waterford Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Waterford Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
West Bloomfield Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West Bloomfield Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
White Lake Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve White Lake Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Wixom The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wixom are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Ferndale Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Wolverine Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wolverine Lake are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.