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Affordable Housing In Temperance
Monroe County, Michigan

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Temperance

Ivor J Lindsay Senior Housing

8745 Lewis Ave
Temperance, Michigan

Luther Haus

800 Smith Rd
Temperance, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Temperance

Housing Authority Programs
Bedford Township Housing Commission 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)
Ann Arbor Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Moving to Work; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Temperance, Michigan

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 188 affordable apartments for rent in Temperance, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Temperance, Michigan

Temperance features 97 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 Temperance, Michigan

There are 91 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Temperance.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Temperance, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Temperance, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $809 and $989.

2021 Temperance, 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 $626 $691 $899 $1,220 $1,327
Payment Standard Range $563 to $689 $622 to $760 $809 to $989 $1,098 to $1,342 $1,194 to $1,460

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Temperance, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 188
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 97
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 17.41%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $61,371 ±$5,608
Median Rent $833 ±$56
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 61.76% ± 20.77pp
Total Population 9,369

Population and Household Demographics

Temperance is a city in Monroe County, Michigan with a population of 9,369. There are 3,710 households in the city with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 17.41% of households in Temperance are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Temperance

The median gross income for households in Temperance is $61,371 a year, or $5,114 a month. The median rent for the city is $833 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Temperance, a household making less than $2,777 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 61.76% of households who rent are overburdened in Temperance.

Area Median Income In Temperance

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 Temperance, the AMI is calculated from all households within Monroe County.

In Temperance, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,600

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 Temperance

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 Temperance

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,950 $19,400 $21,800 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,250 $32,250 $36,300 $40,300 $43,550 $46,750 $50,000 $53,200
80% of Median $45,150 $51,600 $58,050 $64,500 $69,700 $74,850 $80,000 $85,150