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Affordable Housing In Ottawa County
Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Ottawa County

Waiting ListStatus
Michigan State Housing Development Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Now

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ottawa County

Evergreen Village

217 Dewitt Ln
Spring Lake, Michigan
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lloyds Bayou

17046 Lloyds Bayou Dr
Spring Lake, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

River Village

162 River St
Coopersville, Michigan
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Pinewood Place Pinewood Apartments

1500 S Ferry St
Grand Haven, Michigan
Subsidized

Haven Huis

100 Madison Ct
Zeeland, Michigan
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Stonebridge Apartments

11265 Washington Ave
Allendale, Michigan

Riverbend

7663 Riverbend Dr
Jenison, Michigan
Subsidized

Mf - Dev 1013 Setters Point

1013 Setters Point
Coopersville, Michigan

Mf - Dev Setters Point II

Setter's Point Ii
Coopersville, Michigan

Ottawa County Supportive Housing Project

309 N Despelder St
Grand Haven, Michigan

Housing Authorities that serve Ottawa 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 Ottawa County, Michigan

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 805 affordable apartments for rent in Ottawa County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Ottawa County, Michigan

Ottawa County features 423 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 Ottawa County, Michigan

There are 381 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ottawa County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ottawa County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ottawa County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $753 and $921.

2020 Ottawa 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
Fair Market Rent $714 $735 $837 $1,183 $1,325
Payment Standard Range $643 to $785 $662 to $809 $753 to $921 $1,065 to $1,301 $1,193 to $1,458

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ottawa County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 805
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 423
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.9%
Average Renter Household Size 2.37
Average Household Size 2.74
Median Household Income $58,989 ±$1,424
Median Rent $792 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.36% ± 2.83pp
Total Population 273,136

Population and Household Demographics

Ottawa County is a county in Michigan with a population of 273,136. There are 96,283 households in the county with an average household size of 2.74 persons. 22.9% of households in Ottawa County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ottawa County

The median gross income for households in Ottawa County is $58,989 a year, or $4,916 a month. The median rent for the county is $792 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ottawa County, a household making less than $2,640 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Ottawa County.

Area Median Income In Ottawa 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 Ottawa County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,600

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 Ottawa 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 Ottawa County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,600 $20,100 $22,600 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $29,300 $33,450 $37,650 $41,800 $45,150 $48,500 $51,850 $55,200
80% of Median $46,850 $53,550 $60,250 $66,900 $72,300 $77,650 $83,000 $88,350

Cities In Ottawa County

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City Served By
Allendale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Allendale is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Allendale Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Allendale Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Beechwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beechwood is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Blendon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blendon is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Chester The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chester is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Coopersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coopersville is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Crockery The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crockery is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ferrysburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ferrysburg is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Georgetown Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Georgetown Township are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Wyoming Housing Commission.
Grand Haven The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grand Haven is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Grand Haven Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grand Haven Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Holland Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Holland Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Hudsonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hudsonville are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Wyoming Housing Commission.
Jamestown Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jamestown Township are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Wyoming Housing Commission.
Jenison The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jenison are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Wyoming Housing Commission.
Olive The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Olive is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Park is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Polkton Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Polkton Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Port Sheldon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Sheldon is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Robinson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Robinson is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Spring Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Lake is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Spring Lakeship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Lakeship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Tallmadge Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tallmadge Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Wright The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wright is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Zeeland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Zeeland is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Zeeland Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Zeeland Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.