Affordable Housing In Zeba
Baraga County, Michigan

Guide To Affordable Housing in Zeba, Michigan

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

Income Based Apartments in Zeba, Michigan

Zeba 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 Zeba, Michigan

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Zeba, Michigan

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

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

2022 Zeba, 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
Zeba, Michigan Fair Market Rent $572 $579 $757 $936 $1,080
Zeba, Michigan Payment Standard Range $515 to $629 $521 to $637 $681 to $833 $842 to $1,030 $972 to $1,188

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Zeba, 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 14.39%
Average Renter Household Size 2.90
Average Household Size 2.26
Median Household Income $27,292 ±$9,121
Median Rent $507 ±$68
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 75% ± 71.49pp
Total Population 314

Population and Household Demographics

Zeba is a city in Baraga County, Michigan with a population of 314. There are 139 households in the city with an average household size of 2.26 persons. 14.39% of households in Zeba are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Zeba

The median gross income for households in Zeba is $27,292 a year, or $2,274 a month. The median rent for the city is $507 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Zeba, a household making less than $1,690 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 75% of households who rent are overburdened in Zeba.

Area Median Income In Zeba

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Zeba, the AMI is calculated from all households within Baraga County.

In Zeba, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,500

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 Zeba

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 Zeba

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Zeba 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 Zeba 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 Zeba 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