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Affordable Housing In Shiawassee County
Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Shiawassee County

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

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Shiawassee County

Lincoln House

120 Michigan Ave
Owosso, Michigan
$707-849
1-2 BR

Sycamore House Apartments

100 W Sycamore St
Durand, Michigan
$465-775
1-2 BR
55+

Kona Villa

1299 S Shiawassee St
Owosso, Michigan
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Orchard Place Manor Senior Apartments

219 Cleveland Ave
Owosso, Michigan
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible

Stoney Creek Village Apartments

1694 N M 52
Owosso, Michigan
55+

Walnut Acres II CO Medallion Mgmt

233 Walnut St
Corunna, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Cider Mill Apartments

1870 Babcock St
Owosso, Michigan
Subsidized

Ginger Square Apartments

1200 Penbrook Dr
Owosso, Michigan
Subsidized

Looking Glass Terrace Apartments

631 East Grand River Rd
Laingsburg, Michigan

Walnut Acres Apartments

233 Walnut Street
Corunna, Michigan
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Shiawassee 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 Shiawassee County, Michigan

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 929 affordable apartments for rent in Shiawassee County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Shiawassee County, Michigan

Shiawassee County features 507 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 Shiawassee County, Michigan

There are 422 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Shiawassee County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Shiawassee County, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Shiawassee County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Shiawassee County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Shiawassee County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $686 and $838.

2021 Shiawassee 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
Shiawassee County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $574 $578 $762 $1,025 $1,104
Shiawassee County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $517 to $631 $520 to $636 $686 to $838 $923 to $1,128 $994 to $1,214

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Shiawassee County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 929
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 507
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.9%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $48,233 ±$936
Median Rent $673 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.44% ± 3.72pp
Total Population 69,113

Population and Household Demographics

Shiawassee County is a county in Michigan with a population of 69,113. There are 27,409 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 23.9% of households in Shiawassee County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Shiawassee County

The median gross income for households in Shiawassee County is $48,233 a year, or $4,019 a month. The median rent for the county is $673 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Shiawassee County, a household making less than $2,243 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.44% of households who rent are overburdened in Shiawassee County.

Area Median Income In Shiawassee 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 Shiawassee County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,100

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 Shiawassee 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 Shiawassee County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Shiawassee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Shiawassee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,500 $28,000 $31,500 $34,950 $37,750 $40,550 $43,350 $46,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Shiawassee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,150 $44,750 $50,350 $55,900 $60,400 $64,850 $69,350 $73,800

Cities In Shiawassee County

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City Served By
Antrim The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Antrim is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bancroft The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bancroft is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bennington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bennington is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Burns The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burns is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Byron The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Byron is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Caledonia Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Caledonia Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Corunna The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Corunna is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Durand The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Durand is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Fairfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairfield is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Hazelton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hazelton is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Henderson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Henderson is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Laingsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Laingsburg is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Middlebury The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middlebury is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Middletown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middletown is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Morrice The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Morrice is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
New Haven Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Haven Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
New Lothrop The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Lothrop is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Owosso The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Owosso is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Owosso Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Owosso Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Perry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Perry is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Perryship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Perryship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Rush The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rush is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Sciota The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sciota is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Shiawassee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shiawassee is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Venice The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Venice is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Vernon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vernon is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Vernonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vernonship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Woodhull The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodhull is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.