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Affordable Housing In Sylvan Township
Osceola County, Michigan


Waiting List Openings In Sylvan Township

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

Housing Authorities that serve Sylvan Township

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 Sylvan Township, Michigan

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

Income Based Apartments in Sylvan Township, Michigan

Sylvan Township 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 Sylvan Township, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sylvan Township, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sylvan Township, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $642 and $784.

2020 Sylvan Township, 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
Fair Market Rent $495 $571 $713 $889 $966
Payment Standard Range $446 to $545 $514 to $628 $642 to $784 $800 to $978 $869 to $1,063

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Sylvan Township, 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

Sylvan Township is a city in Osceola 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 Sylvan Township are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sylvan Township

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

Area Median Income In Sylvan Township

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 Sylvan Township, the AMI is calculated from all households within Osceola County.

In Sylvan Township, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,500

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 Sylvan Township

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 Sylvan Township

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,450 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,200
50% of Median $22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $31,950 $34,550 $37,100 $39,650 $42,200
80% of Median $35,800 $40,900 $46,000 $51,100 $55,200 $59,300 $63,400 $67,500