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Affordable Housing In Schoolcraft County
Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Schoolcraft County

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

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Schoolcraft County

Whispering Wind Apartments

600 Cherry Street
Manistique, Michigan
Subsidized

Germfask Manistique

900 Steuben St
Manistique, Michigan

Harbor View Towers

400 E Lakeshore Dr
Manistique, Michigan

Manistique Lakeview

701 Park Ave
Manistique, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Schoolcraft County

Housing Authority Programs
Schoolcraft County Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
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 Schoolcraft County, Michigan

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 228 affordable apartments for rent in Schoolcraft County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Schoolcraft County, Michigan

Schoolcraft County features 228 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 Schoolcraft County, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Schoolcraft County, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Schoolcraft County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Schoolcraft County.

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

2021 Schoolcraft 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
Schoolcraft County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $503 $557 $734 $913 $1,040
Schoolcraft County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $453 to $553 $501 to $613 $661 to $807 $822 to $1,004 $936 to $1,144

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Schoolcraft County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 228
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 228
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.89%
Average Renter Household Size 2.42
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $34,118 ±$2,977
Median Rent $574 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 58.09% ± 9.73pp
Total Population 8,288

Population and Household Demographics

Schoolcraft County is a county in Michigan with a population of 8,288. There are 3,419 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 19.89% of households in Schoolcraft County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Schoolcraft County

The median gross income for households in Schoolcraft County is $34,118 a year, or $2,843 a month. The median rent for the county is $574 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Schoolcraft County, a household making less than $1,913 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 58.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Schoolcraft County.

Area Median Income In Schoolcraft 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 Schoolcraft County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,300

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 Schoolcraft 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 Schoolcraft County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Schoolcraft 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 Schoolcraft 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 Schoolcraft 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 Schoolcraft County

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City Served By
Doyle The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Doyle are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Schoolcraft County Housing Commission.
Germfask The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Germfask are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Schoolcraft County Housing Commission.
Hiawatha The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hiawatha are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Schoolcraft County Housing Commission.
Inwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Inwood are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Schoolcraft County Housing Commission.
Manistique The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Manistique are the Manistique Housing Commission, Schoolcraft County Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Manistiqueship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Manistiqueship are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Schoolcraft County Housing Commission.
Mueller The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mueller are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Schoolcraft County Housing Commission.
Seney The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Seney are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Schoolcraft County Housing Commission.
Thompson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Thompson are the Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Schoolcraft County Housing Commission.