Affordable Housing In Ossineke
Alpena County, Michigan

Waiting List Openings In Ossineke

Multi-County, MI Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority will accept Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications for Gladwin, Huron, Montcalm, Newaygo, Osceola, Sanilac and Tuscola County from May 24, 2022 at 9:00 am, until June 22, 2022 3:00 pm ET.

How to Apply for the Multi-County, MI Section 8 HCV Waiting List.

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Ossineke, Michigan

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Ossineke, Michigan

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 Ossineke, Michigan

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Ossineke, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Ossineke, Michigan

Ossineke features 0 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 Ossineke, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ossineke, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ossineke, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $681 and $833.

2022 Ossineke, 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
Ossineke, Michigan Fair Market Rent $524 $621 $757 $1,065 $1,154
Ossineke, Michigan Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $559 to $683 $681 to $833 $959 to $1,172 $1,039 to $1,269

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Ossineke, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.63%
Average Renter Household Size 2.22
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $32,938 ±$4,886
Median Rent $588 ±$124
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.54% ± 23.56pp
Total Population 977

Population and Household Demographics

Ossineke is a city in Alpena County, Michigan with a population of 977. There are 395 households in the city with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 30.63% of households in Ossineke are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ossineke

The median gross income for households in Ossineke is $32,938 a year, or $2,745 a month. The median rent for the city is $588 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ossineke, a household making less than $1,960 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Ossineke.

Area Median Income In Ossineke

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Ossineke, the AMI is calculated from all households within Alpena County.

In Ossineke, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,400

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 Ossineke

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 Ossineke

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ossineke AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,050 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ossineke AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,050 $28,600 $32,200 $35,750 $38,650 $41,500 $44,350 $47,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ossineke AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,050 $45,800 $51,500 $57,200 $61,800 $66,400 $70,950 $75,550