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Affordable Housing In Pigeon
Huron County, Michigan

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pigeon

Sigel Apts C/O Mrd, Inc

186 Brush Street
Pigeon, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Pigeon

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 Pigeon, Michigan

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Pigeon, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Pigeon, Michigan

Pigeon features 24 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 Pigeon, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pigeon, Michigan

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

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

2021 Pigeon, 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
Pigeon, Michigan Fair Market Rent $555 $559 $734 $923 $1,078
Pigeon, Michigan Payment Standard Range $500 to $611 $503 to $615 $661 to $807 $831 to $1,015 $970 to $1,186

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Pigeon, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.44%
Average Renter Household Size 1.92
Average Household Size 2.13
Median Household Income $36,917 ±$3,462
Median Rent $650 ±$137
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.25% ± 15.43pp
Total Population 1,262

Population and Household Demographics

Pigeon is a city in Huron County, Michigan with a population of 1,262. There are 572 households in the city with an average household size of 2.13 persons. 34.44% of households in Pigeon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pigeon

The median gross income for households in Pigeon is $36,917 a year, or $3,076 a month. The median rent for the city is $650 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pigeon, a household making less than $2,167 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.25% of households who rent are overburdened in Pigeon.

Area Median Income In Pigeon

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 Pigeon, the AMI is calculated from all households within Huron County.

In Pigeon, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,600

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 Pigeon

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 Pigeon

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Pigeon 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 Pigeon 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 Pigeon 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