Affordable Housing In Port Huron
St Clair County,
18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Port Huron
Housing Authorities that serve Port Huron
|Port Huron Housing Commission||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|Detroit Housing Commission||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Moderate Rehabilitation; Family Unification Program (FUP)|
|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 Port Huron, Michigan
There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,701 affordable apartments for rent in Port Huron, Michigan.
Income Based Apartments in Port Huron, Michigan
Port Huron features 955 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 Port Huron, Michigan
There are 746 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Port Huron.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Port Huron, Michigan
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Port Huron landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Port Huron.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Port Huron, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $944 and $1,154.
2021 Port Huron, 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|
|Port Huron, Michigan Fair Market Rent||$697||$821||$1,049||$1,344||$1,458|
|Port Huron, Michigan Payment Standard Range||$627 to $767||$739 to $903||$944 to $1,154||$1,210 to $1,478||$1,312 to $1,604|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Port Huron, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||18|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,701|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||955|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||45.6%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.27|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Median Household Income||$33,674 ±$1,959|
|Median Rent||$691 ±$22|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||55.24% ± 4.44pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Port Huron is a city in St Clair County, Michigan with a population of 29,508. There are 12,354 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 45.6% of households in Port Huron are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Port Huron
The median gross income for households in Port Huron is $33,674 a year, or $2,806 a month. The median rent for the city is $691 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Port Huron, a household making less than $2,303 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.24% of households who rent are overburdened in Port Huron.
Area Median Income In Port Huron
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 Port Huron, the AMI is calculated from all households within St Clair County.
In Port Huron, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,000
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 Port Huron
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 Port Huron
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|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Port Huron AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Port Huron AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Port Huron AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.