Grafton Townhomes

Grafton Townhomes is a community of 48-unit high-quality, rental residential homes built and maintained to be appealing and affordable for hard-working families and individuals. The community is located on 9 Mile Road in Eastpointe. Occupancy began in late 2015. All of the units are for households at or below 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI). The community features 24 two-bedroom units and 24 three-bedroom units. Twelve units are set aside for residents in need of supportive services, and five units are fully accessible.

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Grafton Townhomes is at 14800 East 9 Mile Road, Eastpointe, MI 48021.


  • Community space
  • Tot lot
  • Located near many community amenities such as public transportation, grocery stores, places of worship, recreational spaces and health care facilities.
  • On site support staff


Grafton Townhomes is located within a short, walkable and accessible distance from modes of public transportation. Public transit to the site is supplied by the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) via their Fixed Routes and Groesbeck Flex Route. The following are applicable routes and bus stops servicing the subject site:

SMART Fixed Bus Routes:

  • Route 710 9 Mile Crosstown 0.05 miles from site/adjacent to site
  • Route 730 10 Mile Crosstown 1 mile north of site
  • Route 530 Schoenherr 1 mile west of site
  • Route 560 Gratiot 0.5 miles east of site
  • Route 565 Gratiot 0.5 miles east of site

Groesbeck Flex Route:

Riders can call SMART and schedule pick-up arrangements for rides to appointments, work or shopping destinations. The flex route operates Monday through Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m.

Requirements for living here

The units will be available for families of mixed income levels earning between 30% and 60% of Macomb County’s Area Median Income (AMI). Please see table below for corresponding income limits. These limits determine monthly rents and which homes households are eligible for.

 30% AMI40% AMI60% AMI
1 person$ 14,900$ 19,880$ 29,820
2 people$ 17,000$ 22,720$ 34,080
3 people$ 19,150$ 25,560$ 38,340
4 people$ 21,250$ 28,360$ 42,540
5 people$ 22,950$ 30,640$ 45,960
6 people$ 24,650$ 32,920$ 49,380
7 people$ 26,350$ 35,200$ 52,800
8 people$ 28,050$ 37,440$ 56,160

Income limits provided by MSHDA are available here.

Applicants must pass a basic credit and criminal background check to qualify. If your household income is at 60% AMI, rents range from $790-$880 based on family size and number of bedrooms. For households with lower incomes, lower rents are available. Grafton Townhomes accepts Housing Choice Vouchers (formerly known as Section 8 vouchers).

How to apply

To apply or learn more about leasing contact Piper Management Group at 586-773-1766 or

For tenancy in the special needs units or other housing resources, contact Community Housing Network’s Housing Resource Center at 248-269-1335 or 866-282-3119.