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Affordable Housing In Oceana County
Michigan

15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Oceana County

Chippewa Creek Apartments

450 Griswold St
Hart, Michigan
Subsidized

Woodland Place Apartments

Water Street
Hart, Michigan
Call For Rent
2 BR

Parkview Manor

710 E Main St
Hart, Michigan
Subsidized

Rosewood Apartments

182 W 6th St
Shelby, Michigan
Subsidized

Sable Pointe Apartments

2728 Meadowbrook Ln
Hart, Michigan
Subsidized

Crystal Lake Apartments

311 Smith St
Crystal, Michigan

Barnett Station Townhomes

64 S Michigan Ave
Shelby, Michigan

Lakeside Park Apartments

46280 Lakeside Park Dr
Shelby Township, Michigan

Herremans Craig Herremans Lynda

4687 Hazel Road
Hart, Michigan

Lewis Properties

5220 S Water Rd
New Era, Michigan

Housing Authorities that serve Oceana County

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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Oceana County, Michigan

There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 518 affordable apartments for rent in Oceana County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Oceana County, Michigan

Oceana County features 218 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 Oceana County, Michigan

There are 262 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Oceana County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Oceana County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Oceana County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Oceana 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
Oceana County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $503 $557 $734 $1,004 $1,008
Oceana County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $453 to $553 $501 to $613 $661 to $807 $904 to $1,104 $907 to $1,109

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Oceana County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 15
Total Low Income Apartments 518
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 218
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.44%
Average Renter Household Size 2.90
Average Household Size 2.60
Median Household Income $41,617 ±$1,409
Median Rent $667 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.91% ± 5.02pp
Total Population 26,229

Population and Household Demographics

Oceana County is a county in Michigan with a population of 26,229. There are 9,822 households in the county with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 19.44% of households in Oceana County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Oceana County

The median gross income for households in Oceana County is $41,617 a year, or $3,468 a month. The median rent for the county is $667 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Oceana County, a household making less than $2,223 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Oceana County.

Area Median Income In Oceana 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 Oceana County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,600

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 Oceana 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 Oceana County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Oceana County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,550 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,000 $42,600
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Oceana County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,600 $25,800 $29,050 $32,250 $34,850 $37,450 $40,000 $42,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Oceana County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,150 $41,300 $46,450 $51,600 $55,750 $59,900 $64,000 $68,150

Cities In Oceana County

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City Served By
Benona The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Benona is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Claybanks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Claybanks is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Colfax The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Colfax is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Crystal The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crystal is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Elbridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elbridge is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ferry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ferry is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Golden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Golden is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Grant The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grant is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Greenwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenwood is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Hart The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hart is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Hartship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hartship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Leavitt The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leavitt is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
New Era The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Era is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Newfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newfield is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Otto The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Otto is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Pentwater The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pentwater is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Pentwatership The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pentwatership is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Rothbury The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rothbury is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Shelby The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shelby is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Shelby Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shelby Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Walkerville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walkerville is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Weare The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Weare is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.