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Affordable Housing In Romeo
Macomb County, Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Romeo

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

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Romeo

Apple Valley

231 Apple Blossom Way
Romeo, Michigan
Subsidized

Apple Valley II

301 Strawberry Ct
Romeo, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Romeo

Housing Authority Programs
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)
Ferndale Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Romeo, Michigan

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 194 affordable apartments for rent in Romeo, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Romeo, Michigan

Romeo features 130 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 Romeo, Michigan

There are 64 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Romeo.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Romeo, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Romeo, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $944 and $1,154.

2021 Romeo, 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
Romeo, Michigan Fair Market Rent $697 $821 $1,049 $1,344 $1,458
Romeo, 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.

Romeo, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 194
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 130
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.09%
Average Renter Household Size 2.36
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $50,156 ±$13,447
Median Rent $883 ±$246
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.06% ± 10.5pp
Total Population 3,799

Population and Household Demographics

Romeo is a city in Macomb County, Michigan with a population of 3,799. There are 1,555 households in the city with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 32.09% of households in Romeo are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Romeo

The median gross income for households in Romeo is $50,156 a year, or $4,180 a month. The median rent for the city is $883 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Romeo, a household making less than $2,943 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Romeo.

Area Median Income In Romeo

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 Romeo, the AMI is calculated from all households within Macomb County.

In Romeo, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,500

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 Romeo

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 Romeo

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Romeo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,500 $18,850 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Romeo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,500 $31,400 $35,350 $39,250 $42,400 $45,550 $48,700 $51,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Romeo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,000 $50,250 $56,550 $62,800 $67,850 $72,850 $77,900 $82,900