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Affordable Housing In Wexford County
Michigan

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wexford County

Hillcrest Terrace

419 W 7th St
Manton, Michigan
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Harbor View Apartments

329 Simmons St
Cadillac, Michigan
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+

Maple Hill Apartments 527

209 Pearl St
Cadillac, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Springfield Apartments

530 N Michigan Ave
Manton, Michigan
Subsidized

Mayberry Apartments

1049 Arthur St
Cadillac, Michigan
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cadillac Shores

623 Cadillac Shores Dr
Cadillac, Michigan
Subsidized

Valley View Apartments

320 and 324 North Eugene Street
Mesick, Michigan

Sunnyside Estates

101 Estate Dr
Cadillac, Michigan

Kirtland Terrace

111 S Simon St
Cadillac, Michigan
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Housing Authorities that serve Wexford County

Housing Authority Programs
Traverse City Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wexford County, Michigan

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 598 affordable apartments for rent in Wexford County, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Wexford County, Michigan

Wexford County features 486 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 Wexford County, Michigan

There are 112 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wexford County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wexford County, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wexford County, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $693 and $847.

2021 Wexford 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
Wexford County, Michigan Fair Market Rent $528 $584 $770 $962 $1,078
Wexford County, Michigan Payment Standard Range $475 to $581 $526 to $642 $693 to $847 $866 to $1,058 $970 to $1,186

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Wexford County, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 598
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 486
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.31%
Average Renter Household Size 2.56
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $41,534 ±$1,416
Median Rent $717 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.33% ± 5.62pp
Total Population 32,751

Population and Household Demographics

Wexford County is a county in Michigan with a population of 32,751. There are 12,673 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 23.31% of households in Wexford County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wexford County

The median gross income for households in Wexford County is $41,534 a year, or $3,461 a month. The median rent for the county is $717 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wexford County, a household making less than $2,390 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Wexford County.

Area Median Income In Wexford 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 Wexford County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,900

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 Wexford 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 Wexford 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 Wexford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,450 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Wexford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $31,950 $34,550 $37,100 $39,650 $42,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Wexford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,800 $40,900 $46,000 $51,100 $55,200 $59,300 $63,400 $67,500

Cities In Wexford County

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City Served By
Antioch The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Antioch is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Boon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boon is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Boonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boonship is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Buckley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Buckley is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Caberfae The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Caberfae is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Cadillac The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cadillac are the Cadillac Housing Commission and Traverse City Housing Commission.
Cedar Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cedar Creek is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Cherry Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cherry Grove is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Clam Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clam Lake is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Colfax The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Colfax is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Greenwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenwood is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Hanover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hanover is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Haring The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Haring is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Haring Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Haring Township is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Harrietta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harrietta is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Henderson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Henderson is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Liberty The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Liberty is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Manton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manton is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Mesick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mesick is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Selma The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Selma is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Slagle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Slagle is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
South Branch The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Branch is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Springville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springville is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Wedgewood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wedgewood is the Traverse City Housing Commission.
Wexford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wexford is the Traverse City Housing Commission.