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Affordable Housing In Ogemaw County

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ogemaw County

Town and Country Apartments

104 Linton St
Rose City, Michigan

Wilkens Creek Apartments

500 E Rose City Rd
Rose City, Michigan

Houghton Creek Apartments

100 Rose Ln
Rose City, Michigan

Wilkens Creek Apartments CO Red Oak Mgmt

500 W Main St
Rose City, Michigan

Hidden Creek Manor

5305 Gary C Drive
Skidway Lake, Michigan
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Ogemaw County, Michigan

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 110 affordable apartments for rent in Ogemaw County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Ogemaw County, Michigan

Ogemaw County features 78 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 Ogemaw County, Michigan

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ogemaw County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ogemaw County, Michigan

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

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

2021 Ogemaw 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
Ogemaw County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $558 $644 $734 $948 $1,089
Ogemaw County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $502 to $614 $580 to $708 $661 to $807 $853 to $1,043 $980 to $1,198

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Ogemaw County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 110
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 78
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.5%
Average Renter Household Size 2.21
Average Household Size 2.22
Median Household Income $36,063 ±$1,500
Median Rent $670 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.19% ± 6.17pp
Total Population 21,222

Population and Household Demographics

Ogemaw County is a county in Michigan with a population of 21,222. There are 9,434 households in the county with an average household size of 2.22 persons. 18.5% of households in Ogemaw County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ogemaw County

The median gross income for households in Ogemaw County is $36,063 a year, or $3,005 a month. The median rent for the county is $670 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ogemaw County, a household making less than $2,233 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.19% of households who rent are overburdened in Ogemaw County.

Area Median Income In Ogemaw 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 Ogemaw County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,400

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 Ogemaw 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 Ogemaw County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ogemaw 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 Ogemaw 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 Ogemaw 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 Ogemaw County

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City Served By
Rose City
Rose Township
Skidway Lake
West Branch
West Branchship