Affordable Housing In Prescott
Ogemaw County, Michigan

Guide To Affordable Housing in Prescott, Michigan

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

Income Based Apartments in Prescott, Michigan

Prescott 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 Prescott, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Prescott, Michigan

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

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

2022 Prescott, 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
Prescott, Michigan Fair Market Rent $582 $664 $757 $958 $1,055
Prescott, Michigan Payment Standard Range $524 to $640 $598 to $730 $681 to $833 $862 to $1,054 $950 to $1,161

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Prescott, 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 4.81%
Average Renter Household Size 4.60
Average Household Size 2.85
Median Household Income $34,583 ±$25,897
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60% ± 356.85pp
Total Population 296

Population and Household Demographics

Prescott is a city in Ogemaw County, Michigan with a population of 296. There are 104 households in the city with an average household size of 2.85 persons. 4.81% of households in Prescott are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Prescott

The median gross income for households in Prescott is $34,583 a year, or $2,882 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Prescott, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60% of households who rent are overburdened in Prescott.

Area Median Income In Prescott

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 Prescott, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ogemaw County.

In Prescott, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,400

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 Prescott

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 Prescott

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