Michigan senior affordable housing-Lower Peninsula

So many opportunities for seniors to find low income housing in Michigan.

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Lower Peninsula - Northern and Southern Portions:

Affordable housing for Michigan's seniors on the lower peninsula:

Largest cities are:  Detroit (the largest), Dearborn, Livonia Heights, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Flint, Lansing, Sterling Heights.

If you can meet the income limits, there are innumerable small towns located around large cities with nice communities for seniors offering very low rents.

You can verify income limits from the county the community is located in or ask the community itself.  They may or may not include utilities in rent.

Northern Lower Peninsula for the peaceful "up north." (Main areas: Fairview, Muskegon, Alpena, Traverse City)


Alpena has Great Lakes Heart Center of Alpena, Tendercare Alpena Health and Rehab and Alpena Orthopaedic Associates. 

Alpena Pines - Managed by Wellspring Lutheran for 55+ - 1 and 2 bedrooms in peaceful locale - heat and hot water included in rate - walkin closets, private patios, laundry, community room, secured entry door and more.
202 Woods Circle, Alpena, MI - 989-278-4250 - weekends by appt only - weekdays 

Hidden Brook Manor - Alpena - 1 and 2 bedroom ground level homes. Rent based on annual income and income limits. Single $18,450.00 and 2 persons $21,000.00. 
500 Long Rapids Plaza - 989-590-0296

Pine Crest Manor - Alpena  Low maintenance community of  1 and 2 bedrooms from $366. Rent based on income. (verify as rents can change).  Garden area. No pets except service. 12-month lease.
200 Long Rapids Plaza - 989-590-0296


Harbor View Apts - 131 1-bedroom apts in low rise elevator building - month-to-month leases.  Overlooks Lake Cadillac.  On-site laundry. Hair salon. Walking trails.
329 South St. - 231-775-0831

AuSable Valley Apts - 1 bedrooms for 62+ - Walking path near town - hair salon, coin-operated laundry - nursing home in area - tennis court, bus, fitness, pull cords
1441 Maple Dr. - 989-848-2104


Oak Leaf Manor - for 62+ Resort area with lake amenities, hunting and skiing.  1 and 2 bedrooms. Community room and activities.  Gardening area. Walk to stores.  No pets except service. Rent based on income.  Senior Center nearby.  Open during week at  5215 County Road 612 - 989-619-2929


Snowberry Heights - Views of Lake Superior - One bedrooms - community room, hair salon, library and more.  On-site laundry.  Rent based on income. 1 bedrooms approx. $528.

222 S. Fifth St. - 906-228-4160


Maplewood Manor and Stone Manor - 62+ Community room, firepit, picnic area, social activities. Heat and hot water included in rents. 1 bedroom start $442.(verify as rents can change).  Also 2 bedrooms. 12-month lease.  Open Mon/Wed/Fri 10-3. 
122 Maple St., Mio, Michigan - 989-335-1753

Mount Pleasant

Winchester Towers - 149 1 and 2-bedrooms for 62+ in storied building on landscaped property with mature trees.  On site beauty salon, activities and more.
2001 Elva St. - 989-773-4455

Muskegon Heights

M.A. Houston Towers - 52 one and two bedrooms for 55+ - Low income and Section 8
3020 Peck St. - 231-737-8888

Park Woods Apts - 100 1 and 2 bedrooms - 62+- landscaped property - rent based on 30% of income - walk to grocery and medical - appliances are range, fridge, GD and oven.
924 Shonat St., Muskegon - 231-773-3234

North Branch

North Branch Commons for 62+ Located near downtown area. Emergency pull cords that go to fire dept next door and the 911.  Income limit is 60% of county median. (verify) Small community of 1 bedroom garden apts. Community laundry. Heat, water and trash incl.
6717 North Branch Court - 810-688-1700


Ossineke Manor Apts - Rent based on annual income (verify). 1 and 2 bedrooms all on one level.  Hot water included in rent (verify). Near parks, shopping and restaurants.  Small pets ok (see policy).
1819 East Nicholson Hill Rd. - 989-335-1797 - Open Mon/Wed/Fri 9-3


Hidden Creek Manor - for 62+ -  wooded area but near shopping - low rents - single level homes.  On-site laundry - emergency pull cords. Small pets ok (see rules). Quiet low maintenance community.  1 bedroom $389; 2 bedroom $439. (verify as rents can change). Rent based on income. Call to see if you qualify.  
5305 Gary C Dr. - 989-390-6588

Southern Lower Peninsula (Main Areas: Flint, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Detroit)

Clinton Twp

St. George Tower - Near Detroit - For 62+ - 1-bedrooms with balconies in elevator building - includes all utilities - Central air - on-site laundry - near Lakeside Mall.  
42250 Hayes Rd., Clinton Twp - 586-286-7212 - Open 9-5


Millpond Manor - for 55+ - small town near Flint, Mich - 65 1 and 2 bedrooms - 3 story elevator building with planned activities. 


The Villages of Gibraltor Manor - 55+ - Near Detroit - Managed by Wellspring Lutheran Services - Central heat and air - Low income and market rate apts in low rise elevator building. 1 and 2 bedrooms.  14486 Middle Gibraltor Rd. - 734-676-4802


Crosstown Parkway for 62+ - 201 units - apts and townhomes - water, gas, heat, electricity included (verify).  Home health care available. Emergency pull cords. Highrise elevator bldg. - subsidized and section 8.  
550 W. Crosstown Pkwy - 269-344-3968


Capitol Commons - 200 1 and 2-bedrooms in high rise elevator building.  Near downtown Lansing. Bus service to some nearby areas. Social activities. Pool, YMCA on site exercise programs and more.  Age in place features in apt.
500 S. Pine St. - 517-482-8880   


Kiwanis Village - Near Lansing - 80 1 and 2 bedrooms - country area - 210 Kiwanis Dr. - 517-676-6890


Creekside Village - 55+ active community - Based on income but structure includes most income levels. Walk to shopping and restaurants. Newer cottage-style with patios and yards. Some pets allowed. Low maintenance, pull cords, central heat and air.  Near Ohio state line. 1450 S. Monroe St. 734-241-3906


York Hills - Close to Ohio state line - 24 1-bedroom units in the countryside 
240 Gorham - 517-458-6403


Wexford Manor - Close to Ohio state line - 24 1-bedroom units - small town lifestyle. All on single level.  Patios and laundry room. 350 N. Main St. - 517-376-4784x13 


Salt River Village - 24 subsidized units - home to the Maple Syrup Festival - near Mt. Pleasant.
276 S. Union St. - 989-828-7555


Westgate Tower - 12 miles to Dearborn - 148 1-bedroom units in high rise building. Laundry on each floor.   Planned activities and weekly shopping trips.
34567 Elmwood St. - 734-729-2900

Also see Midwest Low Income housing