Affordable Housing In Otter Lake
Waiting List Openings In Otter Lake
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Otter Lake, 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 Otter Lake, Michigan
|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)|
|Flint Housing Commission||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Otter Lake, Michigan
There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Otter Lake, Michigan.
Income Based Apartments in Otter Lake, Michigan
Otter Lake 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 Otter Lake, Michigan
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Otter Lake.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Otter Lake, Michigan
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Otter Lake landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Otter Lake.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Otter Lake, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $739 and $903.
2022 Otter Lake, 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|
|Otter Lake, Michigan Fair Market Rent||$545||$645||$821||$1,034||$1,113|
|Otter Lake, Michigan Payment Standard Range||$491 to $600||$581 to $710||$739 to $903||$931 to $1,137||$1,002 to $1,224|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Otter Lake, 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||22.92%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.73|
|Average Household Size||2.76|
|Median Household Income||$52,778 ±$6,125|
|Median Rent||$675 ±$277|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||45.45% ± 40.71pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Otter Lake is a city in Genesee County, Michigan with a population of 398. There are 144 households in the city with an average household size of 2.76 persons. 22.92% of households in Otter Lake are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Otter Lake
The median gross income for households in Otter Lake is $52,778 a year, or $4,398 a month. The median rent for the city is $675 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Otter Lake, a household making less than $2,250 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.45% of households who rent are overburdened in Otter Lake.
Area Median Income In Otter Lake
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 Otter Lake, the AMI is calculated from all households within Genesee County.
In Otter Lake, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,600
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 Otter Lake
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 Otter Lake
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|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Otter Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Otter Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Otter Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.