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Affordable Housing In Roscommon County
Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Roscommon County

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

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Roscommon County

Houghton Lake Timber Apartments

120 Toepher Dr
Houghton Lake, Michigan
Subsidized

Roscommon Apartments

101 Hilltop Ln
Roscommon, Michigan

Sandhill Manor

300 Sand Hill Manor Dr
Houghton Lake, Michigan
Subsidized

Houghton Heights

300 Byron
Houghton Lake, Michigan
Subsidized

Mf - Dev Country Village Flint Rd.

Country Village Flint Rd
Roscommon, Michigan

Houghton Heights Manor

305 Houghton Heights Mnr
Houghton Lake, Michigan

Deerfield Villa

3055 S Gladwin Rd
Prudenville, Michigan

Country Village

4321 Country Village Ln
Roscommon, Michigan

Emery Pines

3901 Hawks Ridge Dr
Prudenville, Michigan

Huntington Place

1873 W Nestel Rd
Prudenville, Michigan

Housing Authorities that serve Roscommon County

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 Roscommon County, Michigan

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 462 affordable apartments for rent in Roscommon County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Roscommon County, Michigan

Roscommon County features 271 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 Roscommon County, Michigan

There are 191 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Roscommon County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Roscommon County, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Roscommon County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Roscommon County.

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

2021 Roscommon County, 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
Roscommon County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $579 $582 $734 $992 $995
Roscommon County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $521 to $637 $524 to $640 $661 to $807 $893 to $1,091 $896 to $1,095

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Roscommon County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 462
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 271
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 17.67%
Average Renter Household Size 2.15
Average Household Size 2.06
Median Household Income $35,133 ±$1,471
Median Rent $631 ±$49
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.86% ± 6.75pp
Total Population 24,068

Population and Household Demographics

Roscommon County is a county in Michigan with a population of 24,068. There are 11,543 households in the county with an average household size of 2.06 persons. 17.67% of households in Roscommon County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Roscommon County

The median gross income for households in Roscommon County is $35,133 a year, or $2,928 a month. The median rent for the county is $631 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Roscommon County, a household making less than $2,103 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Roscommon County.

Area Median Income In Roscommon County

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.

In Roscommon County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,400

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 Roscommon County

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 Roscommon County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Roscommon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,450 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Roscommon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $31,950 $34,550 $37,100 $39,650 $42,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Roscommon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,800 $40,900 $46,000 $51,100 $55,200 $59,300 $63,400 $67,500

Cities In Roscommon County

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City Served By
Au Sable The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Au Sable is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Backus The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Backus is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Denton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Denton is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Gerrish The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gerrish is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Higgins The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Higgins is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Houghton Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Houghton Lake is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Lyon Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lyon Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Markey The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Markey is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Nester The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nester is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Prudenville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prudenville is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Richfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richfield is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Roscommon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roscommon is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Roscommonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roscommonship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
St Helen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St Helen is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
St. Helen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Helen is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.