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Affordable Housing In Van Buren County
Michigan

40 Low Income Apartment Communities In Van Buren County

Eastbrook Senior Apartments

301 Cemetery Rd
Bangor, Michigan
$511-527
1 BR

Center Street Apartments

510 S Center St
Hartford, Michigan
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Village View Senior Apartments

899 South Bailey Avenue
South Haven, Michigan
Income Based
1 BR
Accessible
62+

Orchard View Manor Apartments

602 W Van Buren St
Gobles, Michigan
$675-732
1-2 BR
62+

Paw Paw Arms Apartments

150 Lake St
Paw Paw, Michigan

Lawrence Downs

595 S Paw Paw St
Lawrence, Michigan
$502-517
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Vintage Court Apartments

225 Orchard St
Lawton, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Miller Court Senior Apartments

205 Miller Court
Paw Paw, Michigan

Briar Hills Townhouses

1010 6th Ave
South Haven, Michigan
Subsidized

Park Meadows Apartments

11225 Park Meadows Dr. Ste D 
South Haven, Michigan

Housing Authorities that serve Van Buren County

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 Van Buren County, Michigan

There are 40 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,058 affordable apartments for rent in Van Buren County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Van Buren County, Michigan

Van Buren County features 1,559 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 Van Buren County, Michigan

There are 463 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Van Buren County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Van Buren County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Van Buren County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $793 and $969.

2021 Van Buren 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
Van Buren County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $617 $705 $881 $1,169 $1,259
Van Buren County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $555 to $679 $635 to $776 $793 to $969 $1,052 to $1,286 $1,133 to $1,385

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Van Buren County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 40
Total Low Income Apartments 2,058
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,559
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.53
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $46,008 ±$1,763
Median Rent $666 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.4% ± 4.03pp
Total Population 75,351

Population and Household Demographics

Van Buren County is a county in Michigan with a population of 75,351. There are 28,367 households in the county with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 22.6% of households in Van Buren County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Van Buren County

The median gross income for households in Van Buren County is $46,008 a year, or $3,834 a month. The median rent for the county is $666 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Van Buren County, a household making less than $2,220 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.4% of households who rent are overburdened in Van Buren County.

Area Median Income In Van Buren 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 Van Buren County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,400

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 Van Buren 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 Van Buren 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 Van Buren County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,250 $18,600 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Van Buren County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,100 $31,000 $34,850 $38,700 $41,800 $44,900 $48,000 $51,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Van Buren County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,350 $49,550 $55,750 $61,900 $66,900 $71,850 $76,800 $81,750

Cities In Van Buren County

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City Served By
Almena The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Almena is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Antwerp The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Antwerp is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Arlington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arlington is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bangor The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bangor are the Bangor Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bangor Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bangor Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bangorship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bangorship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bloomingdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloomingdale is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Bloomingdaleship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloomingdaleship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Breedsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Breedsville is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Columbia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Columbia is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Covert The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Covert is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Decatur The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Decatur is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Decaturship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Decaturship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Geneva The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Geneva is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Gobles The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gobles is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Hamilton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hamilton is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Hartford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hartford is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Hartfordship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hartfordship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Keeler The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Keeler is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Keelership The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Keelership is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Lawrence The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lawrence is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Lawrenceship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lawrenceship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Lawton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lawton is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Mattawan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mattawan is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Paw Paw The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Paw Paw are the Paw Paw Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Paw Pawship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Paw Pawship is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Pine Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pine Grove is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Porter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Porter is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
South Haven The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve South Haven are the South Haven Housing Commission and Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
South Haven Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Haven Township is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Waverly The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Waverly is the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.