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, MI
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

New Horizons Co-op Senior Apartments

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

Hazel Park Manor Co-op Senior Apartments

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

Farmington Place

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

Royal Oak Manor Co-op Senior Apartments

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

Autumn House Elderly Apartments

415 Withington St
Ferndale, MI
Income Based
1 BR

Pontiac Village Estates Co-op Senior Apartments

1200 Colony Lane
Pontiac, MI
Income Based
1 BR

Barton Towers Co-op Senior Apartments

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

Hazelcrest Place Apartments & Townhomes

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

Avon Tower

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

Housing Authorities that serve Oakland County

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

Other Housing Authorities located in Oakland County

Housing Authority Programs
Pontiac Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
South Lyon Housing Commission Public Housing
Royal Oak Township Housing Commission Public Housing
Southfield Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Royal Oak Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Madison Heights Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Oakland County, Michigan

There are 100 low income housing apartment communities offering 12,492 affordable apartments for rent in Oakland County, Michigan. Oakland County features 7,494 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 4,660 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Oakland County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Oakland County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 100
Total Low Income Apartments 12,492
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 7,494
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.1

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 $76,300

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 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 Oakland County 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 $16,050 $18,350 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $26,750 $30,550 $34,350 $38,150 $41,250 $44,300 $47,350 $50,400
80% of Median $42,750 $48,850 $54,950 $61,050 $65,950 $70,850 $75,750 $80,600
Fair Market Rents in Oakland County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$639 $764 $977 $1,266 $1,376

Cities In Oakland County

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City Listings Served By
Pontiac 29 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pontiac are the Pontiac Housing Commission, Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Rochester Hills 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rochester Hills are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Madison Heights 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Madison Heights are the Madison Heights Housing Commission, Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Ferndale 4 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.
Waterford Township 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Waterford Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Farmington Hills 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Farmington Hills are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Auburn Hills 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Auburn Hills are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Oak Park 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oak Park are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Clarkston 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clarkston are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Holly 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Holly are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Birmingham 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Birmingham are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Milford 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Milford are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Southfield 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Southfield are the Southfield Housing Commission, Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Wixom 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wixom are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Troy 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Troy are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Royal Oak 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Royal Oak are the Royal Oak Housing Commission, Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Hazel Park 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hazel Park are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Farmington 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Farmington are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Oxford 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oxford are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Lake Orion 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake Orion are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Highland Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Highland Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
South Lyon 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve South Lyon are the South Lyon Housing Commission, Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Orion 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Orion are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Novi 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Novi are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Northville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Northville are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Berkley 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Berkley are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Keego Harbor 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Keego Harbor are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
West Bloomfield Township 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West Bloomfield Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Rochester 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rochester are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Addison Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Addison Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Beverly Hills 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Beverly Hills are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Bingham Farms 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bingham Farms are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Bloomfield Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bloomfield Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Bloomfield Hills 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bloomfield Hills are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Brandon Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Brandon Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Clawson 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clawson are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Commerce Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Commerce Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Franklin 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Franklin are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Groveland 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Groveland are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Holly Township 0 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 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Huntington Woods are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Independence Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Independence Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Lake Angelus 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake Angelus are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Lathrup Village 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lathrup Village are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Leonard 0 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 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lyon Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Milford Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Milford Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Novi Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Novi Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Oakland Township 0 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 0 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 Township 0 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 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ortonville are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Oxford Township 0 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 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pleasant Ridge are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Rose Township 0 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 Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Royal Oak Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Southfield Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Southfield Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Springfield Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Springfield Township are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Sylvan Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sylvan Lake are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.
Walled Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Walled Lake are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ferndale Housing Commission.
White Lake Township 0 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.
Wolverine Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wolverine Lake are the Detroit Housing Commission, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Ferndale Housing Commission.