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Affordable Housing In Salem
Washtenaw County, Michigan

Housing Authorities that serve Salem

Housing Authority Programs
Ann Arbor Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Moving to Work; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Ypsilanti Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Plymouth Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD); Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Salem, Michigan

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

Income Based Apartments in Salem, Michigan

Salem 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 Salem, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Salem, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Salem, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,138 and $1,390.

2021 Salem, 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
Salem, Michigan Fair Market Rent $1,029 $1,043 $1,264 $1,593 $1,892
Salem, Michigan Payment Standard Range $926 to $1,132 $939 to $1,147 $1,138 to $1,390 $1,434 to $1,752 $1,703 to $2,081

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Salem, 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 %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Salem is a city in Washtenaw County, Michigan with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Salem are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Salem

The median gross income for households in Salem is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Salem

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 Salem, the AMI is calculated from all households within Washtenaw County.

In Salem, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $101,500

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 Salem

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 Salem

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Salem AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,350 $24,400 $27,450 $30,450 $32,900 $35,350 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Salem AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$35,550 $40,600 $45,700 $50,750 $54,850 $58,900 $62,950 $67,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Salem AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,950 $62,800 $70,650 $78,500 $84,800 $91,100 $97,350 $103,650