Affordable Housing In St Johns
Clinton County, Michigan

Waiting List Openings In St Johns

Multi-County, MI HCV Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) will accept Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications for Alcona, Antrim, Arenac, Benzie, Berrien, Cass, Gladwin, Gogebic, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Ionia, Lake, Livingston, Luce, Mason, Mecosta, Monroe, Montcalm, Oceana, Ogemaw, Ontonagon, Osceola, Presque Isle, Roscommon, St. Clair, Sanilac, and Van Buren County from October 26, 2021 at 9:00 am, until October 29, 2021 at 1:00 pm ET.

How to Apply for the Multi-County, MI HCV Waiting List.

Multi-County, MI HCV Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) will accept Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications for Alger, Allegan, Alpena, Baraga, Branch, Calhoun, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Clare, Clinton, Delta, Dickinson, Houghton, Huron, Iron, Kalkaska, Keweenaw, Leelanau, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Midland, Montmorency, Oscoda, Schoolcraft and Shiawassee County from November 9, 2021 at 9:00 am, until November 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm ET.

How to Apply for the Multi-County, MI HCV Waiting List.

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In St Johns

Suntree Apartments

1100 Sunview Drive
St Johns, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized
62+

Irrer Thomas M Marilyn K

7071 W Center Line Rd
St Johns, Michigan
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in St Johns, Michigan

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving St Johns, Michigan

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)
Housing Services Mid Michigan Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in St Johns, Michigan

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 123 affordable apartments for rent in St Johns, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in St Johns, Michigan

St Johns features 121 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 Johns, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in St Johns, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in St Johns, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $842 and $1,030.

2022 St Johns, 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 Johns, Michigan Fair Market Rent $733 $767 $936 $1,203 $1,269
St Johns, Michigan Payment Standard Range $660 to $806 $690 to $844 $842 to $1,030 $1,083 to $1,323 $1,142 to $1,396

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

St Johns, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 123
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 121
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.77%
Average Renter Household Size 2.23
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $38,676 ±$5,647
Median Rent $684 ±$117
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.53% ± 10.65pp
Total Population 7,954

Population and Household Demographics

St Johns is a city in Clinton County, Michigan with a population of 7,954. There are 3,210 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 34.77% of households in St Johns are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in St Johns

The median gross income for households in St Johns is $38,676 a year, or $3,223 a month. The median rent for the city is $684 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In St Johns, a household making less than $2,280 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.53% of households who rent are overburdened in St Johns.

Area Median Income In St Johns

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 St Johns, the AMI is calculated from all households within Clinton County.

In St Johns, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,100

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 St Johns

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 Johns

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the St Johns AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,650 $19,000 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the St Johns AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,700 $31,650 $35,600 $39,550 $42,750 $45,900 $49,050 $52,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the St Johns AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,350 $50,650 $57,000 $63,300 $68,400 $73,450 $78,500 $83,600