Affordable Housing In Washtenaw County
Michigan

54 Low Income Apartment Communities In Washtenaw County

Maple Heights Apartments

260 N Maple Rd
Saline, MI
$453-658
1 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Sequoia Place

1131 N Maple Rd
Ann Arbor, MI
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hamilton Crossing Phase l

596 South Hamilton Street
Ypsilanti, MI
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Hamilton Crossing Phase II

596 South Hamilton St
Ypsilanti, MI
$510-1,244
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Towne Centre Place

401 W Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Lynden Park Apartment Homes

2224 Golfside Rd
Ypsilanti, MI
$987-1,076
Studio-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Carpenter Place Apartments

3400 Carpenter Rd
Ypsilanti, MI
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Sharon Ann Apartments

533 N Main St
Chelsea, MI
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Clair Circle

1132 Clair Cir
Ann Arbor, MI
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Mill Pond Manor ( Saline )

460 W Russell St
Saline, MI
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Washtenaw County

Housing Authority Programs
Ypsilanti Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
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)
Plymouth Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD); Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Washtenaw County, Michigan

There are 54 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,748 affordable apartments for rent in Washtenaw County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Washtenaw County, Michigan

Washtenaw County features 3,128 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 Washtenaw County, Michigan

There are 2,620 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Washtenaw County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Washtenaw County, Michigan

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Washtenaw County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Washtenaw County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Washtenaw County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,012 and $1,236.

2020 Washtenaw 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
Fair Market Rent $900 $921 $1,124 $1,445 $1,767
Payment Standard Range $810 to $990 $829 to $1,013 $1,012 to $1,236 $1,301 to $1,590 $1,590 to $1,944

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Washtenaw County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 54
Total Low Income Apartments 5,748
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,128
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.23%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $61,003 ±$901
Median Rent $953 ±$9
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.83% ± 1.64pp
Total Population 354,092

Population and Household Demographics

Washtenaw County is a County in Michigan with a population of 354,092. There are 138,067 households in the county with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 40.23% of households in Washtenaw County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Washtenaw County

The median gross income for households in Washtenaw County is $61,003 a year, or $5,084 a month. The median rent for the county is $953 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Washtenaw County, a household making less than $3,177 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.83% of households who rent are overburdened in Washtenaw County.1

Area Median Income In Washtenaw 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 Washtenaw County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $101,200

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 Washtenaw 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 Washtenaw County HUD Rental Assistance in Washtenaw County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,250 $24,300 $27,350 $30,350 $32,800 $35,250 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $35,450 $40,500 $45,550 $50,600 $54,650 $58,700 $62,750 $66,800
80% of Median $52,850 $60,400 $67,950 $75,500 $81,550 $87,600 $93,650 $99,700

Cities In Washtenaw County

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City Listings Served By
Ypsilanti 21 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ypsilanti are the Ypsilanti Housing Commission, Plymouth Housing Commission and Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Ann Arbor 23 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ann Arbor are the Ann Arbor Housing Commission and Plymouth Housing Commission.
Chelsea 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chelsea is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Dexter 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dexter is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Manchester 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manchester is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Saline 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Saline is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Ann Arbor Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ann Arbor Township are the Plymouth Housing Commission and Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Augusta Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Augusta Township is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Barton Hills 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Barton Hills is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Bridgewater Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bridgewater Township is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Dexter Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dexter Township is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Freedom 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Freedom is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Lima 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lima is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Lodi Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lodi Township is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Lyndon Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lyndon Township is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Manchester Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manchester Township is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Northfield Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northfield Township is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Pittsfield Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pittsfield Township is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Salem 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Salem are the Plymouth Housing Commission and Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Saline Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Saline Township is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Scio Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scio Township is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Sharon Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sharon Township are the Plymouth Housing Commission and Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Superior Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Superior Township are the Plymouth Housing Commission and Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Sylvan Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sylvan Township is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Webster Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Webster Township is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
York Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves York Township is the Ann Arbor Housing Commission.
Ypsilanti Township 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ypsilanti Township are the Plymouth Housing Commission and Ann Arbor Housing Commission.