Affordable Housing In Tuscola County
Michigan

17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tuscola County

Caro Senior Citizens Ldha

1601 W. Gilford Rd
Caro, Michigan
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

James Marie Court

625 James Marie Court
Fostoria, Michigan
$385-550
1-2 BR

Valley Green Apartments

240 Shirley St
Vassar, Michigan
Subsidized

Grandview Estates

156 E Deckerville Rd
Caro, Michigan

Mayville Apartments

405 E Ohmer Rd
Mayville, Michigan

Sandy Hill Apartments

250 Leona St
Vassar, Michigan

Manor Ridge Apartments

690 Welsh Blvd
Vassar, Michigan

Countryside Acres

25 Elmdor Dr
Caro, Michigan

Sandy Hill II Apartments

264 Leona St
Vassar, Michigan

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Tuscola County, 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 Tuscola County, 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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tuscola County, Michigan

There are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 500 affordable apartments for rent in Tuscola County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Tuscola County, Michigan

Tuscola County features 288 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 Tuscola County, Michigan

There are 212 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tuscola County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tuscola County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tuscola County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $681 and $833.

2022 Tuscola 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
Tuscola County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $524 $626 $757 $1,050 $1,108
Tuscola County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $563 to $689 $681 to $833 $945 to $1,155 $997 to $1,219

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tuscola County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 500
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 288
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.57%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $43,768 ±$1,014
Median Rent $642 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.22% ± 4.34pp
Total Population 54,420

Population and Household Demographics

Tuscola County is a county in Michigan with a population of 54,420. There are 21,304 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 18.57% of households in Tuscola County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tuscola County

The median gross income for households in Tuscola County is $43,768 a year, or $3,647 a month. The median rent for the county is $642 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tuscola County, a household making less than $2,140 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.22% of households who rent are overburdened in Tuscola County.

Area Median Income In Tuscola 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 Tuscola County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,300

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 Tuscola 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 Tuscola 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 Tuscola County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,550 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,000 $42,600
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tuscola County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,600 $25,800 $29,050 $32,250 $34,850 $37,450 $40,000 $42,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tuscola County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,150 $41,300 $46,450 $51,600 $55,750 $59,900 $64,000 $68,150

Cities In Tuscola County

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City Served By
Akron The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Akron is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Akronship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Akronship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Almer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Almer is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Arbela The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arbela is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Caro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Caro is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Cass City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cass City is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Columbia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Columbia is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Dayton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dayton is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Denmark The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Denmark is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Elkland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elkland is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Ellington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ellington is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Elmwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elmwood is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Fairgrove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairgrove is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Fairgroveship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairgroveship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Fostoria The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fostoria is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Fremont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fremont is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Gagetown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gagetown is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Gilford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gilford is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Indianfields The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Indianfields is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Juniata The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Juniata is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Kingston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kingston is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Kingstonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kingstonship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Koylton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Koylton is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Mayville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mayville is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Millington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Millington is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Millingtonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Millingtonship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Novesta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Novesta is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Tuscola The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tuscola is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Unionville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Unionville is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Vassar The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vassar is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Vassarship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vassarship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Watertown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Watertown is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Wells The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wells is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Wisner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wisner is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.