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Affordable Housing In St Clair County
Michigan

34 Low Income Apartment Communities In St Clair County

North Port Village

2631 Krafft Rd
Port Huron, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Brookstone Place II

3991 Brookstone Pl
Port Huron, Michigan
$378-742
1-3 BR

Porthaven Manor

3900 Aspen Dr
Port Huron, Michigan
$1,199-1,419
1-2 BR
62+

Lake Huron Woods

5221 Lakeshore Rd
Fort Gratiot Township, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Grandview Towers

1016 7th Street
Port Huron, Michigan
Subsidized

Village Manor Apartments

3145 Electric Ave
Port Huron, Michigan
Subsidized

Independence Square Apartments II

2727 10th Ave
Port Huron, Michigan
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Continental Court

3540 Parkway Dr
Port Huron, Michigan
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Johnstone Apartments

802 Johnstone St
Port Huron, Michigan
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Chippewa Court Apartments

2876 Henry St
Port Huron, Michigan
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve St Clair County

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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in St Clair County, Michigan

There are 34 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,471 affordable apartments for rent in St Clair County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in St Clair County, Michigan

St Clair County features 1,159 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 St Clair County, Michigan

There are 1,312 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in St Clair County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in St Clair County, Michigan

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

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

2021 St Clair 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
St Clair County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $697 $821 $1,049 $1,344 $1,458
St Clair County, 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.

St Clair County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 34
Total Low Income Apartments 2,471
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,159
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.95%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $49,730 ±$1,147
Median Rent $736 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.69% ± 2.83pp
Total Population 160,429

Population and Household Demographics

St Clair County is a county in Michigan with a population of 160,429. There are 64,143 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 23.95% of households in St Clair County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in St Clair County

The median gross income for households in St Clair County is $49,730 a year, or $4,144 a month. The median rent for the county is $736 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In St Clair County, a household making less than $2,453 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.69% of households who rent are overburdened in St Clair County.

Area Median Income In St Clair 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 St Clair County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,000

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 St Clair 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 St Clair County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the St Clair County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,800 $19,200 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the St Clair County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,000 $32,000 $36,000 $40,000 $43,200 $46,400 $49,600 $52,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the St Clair County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,800 $51,200 $57,600 $64,000 $69,150 $74,250 $79,400 $84,500

Cities In St Clair County

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City Served By
Algonac The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Algonac are the Algonac Housing Commission, Detroit Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Capac The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Capac are the Detroit Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
East China The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve East China are the Detroit Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Fort Gratiot Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fort Gratiot Township are the Detroit Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Marine City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Marine City are the Detroit Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Port Huron The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Port Huron are the Port Huron Housing Commission, Detroit Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
St Clair The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve St Clair are the Saint Clair Housing Commission, Detroit Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Yale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Yale are the Detroit Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.