Affordable Housing In Whitmore Lake

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Whitmore Lake, 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 Whitmore Lake, 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)
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 Whitmore Lake, Michigan

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Whitmore Lake, Michigan.

Income Based Apartments in Whitmore Lake, Michigan

Whitmore Lake features 0 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 Whitmore Lake, Michigan

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Whitmore Lake.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Whitmore Lake, Michigan

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Whitmore Lake, Michigan for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,013 and $1,238.

2022 Whitmore Lake, 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
Whitmore Lake, Michigan Fair Market Rent $747 $938 $1,125 $1,504 $1,664
Whitmore Lake, Michigan Payment Standard Range $672 to $822 $844 to $1,032 $1,013 to $1,238 $1,354 to $1,654 $1,498 to $1,830

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Whitmore Lake, MI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.3%
Average Renter Household Size 2.08
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $50,890 ±$8,390
Median Rent $916 ±$59
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.68% ± 14.36pp
Total Population 6,653

Population and Household Demographics

Whitmore Lake is a city in Michigan with a population of 6,653. There are 2,828 households in the city with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 27.3% of households in Whitmore Lake are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Whitmore Lake

The median gross income for households in Whitmore Lake is $50,890 a year, or $4,241 a month. The median rent for the city is $916 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Whitmore Lake, a household making less than $3,053 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.68% of households who rent are overburdened in Whitmore Lake.

Area Median Income In Whitmore Lake

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 Whitmore Lake, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $99,800

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 Whitmore Lake

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 Whitmore Lake

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Whitmore Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,000 $24,000 $27,000 $29,950 $32,350 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Whitmore Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$34,950 $39,950 $44,950 $49,900 $53,900 $57,900 $61,900 $65,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Whitmore Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,900 $63,900 $71,900 $79,850 $86,250 $92,650 $99,050 $105,450