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Affordable Housing In Ontonagon County
Michigan

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ontonagon County

Greenwood Apartments

303 Tamarack Ln
Ontonagon, Michigan
Subsidized

Ontonagon Village Housing

1001 Cane Ct
Ontonagon, Michigan

Pleasant View Apts. C/O Kmg

303 Birch St
Bergland, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Ontonagon 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 Ontonagon County, Michigan

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 96 affordable apartments for rent in Ontonagon County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Ontonagon County, Michigan

Ontonagon County features 96 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 Ontonagon County, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ontonagon County, Michigan

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

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

2021 Ontonagon 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
Ontonagon County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $503 $614 $734 $913 $1,040
Ontonagon County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $453 to $553 $553 to $675 $661 to $807 $822 to $1,004 $936 to $1,144

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ontonagon County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 96
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 96
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 12.16%
Average Renter Household Size 1.74
Average Household Size 2.01
Median Household Income $34,459 ±$2,047
Median Rent $411 ±$32
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.93% ± 6.92pp
Total Population 6,298

Population and Household Demographics

Ontonagon County is a county in Michigan with a population of 6,298. There are 3,084 households in the county with an average household size of 2.01 persons. 12.16% of households in Ontonagon County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ontonagon County

The median gross income for households in Ontonagon County is $34,459 a year, or $2,872 a month. The median rent for the county is $411 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ontonagon County, a household making less than $1,370 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Ontonagon County.

Area Median Income In Ontonagon 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 Ontonagon County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,600

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 Ontonagon 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 Ontonagon County

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

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City Served By
Bergland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bergland is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Berglandship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Berglandship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bohemia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bohemia is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Carp Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carp Lake is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Greenland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenland is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Haight The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Haight is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Interior The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Interior is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Matchwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Matchwood is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
McMillan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McMillan is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ontonagon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ontonagon is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ontonagonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ontonagonship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Rockland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rockland is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Stannard The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stannard is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
White Pine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves White Pine is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.