Palmer Pointe Townhomes

Palmer Pointe Townhomes is a community of 24 high-quality, rental residential homes built and maintained to be appealing and affordable for hard-working families and individuals. The community is located on Palmer Drive in Pontiac, Michigan. All of the units are for households at or below 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), with nine units set aside for residents in need of supportive housing. The community features two- and three-bedroom townhouse homes.

Palmer Pointe Townhomes is at 580 Palmer Drive, Pontiac, MI, 48342.


  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • High-speed internet connection and cable TV connection
  • Mini-blinds
  • Coat closet
  • Patio or balcony
  • Washer and dryer in each unit
  • Playground and picnic area
  • Easy access to public transportation, grocery shopping, pharmacy, bank, employment, religious and educational institutions, medical facilities, social service agencies, community parks, and recreational activities


Public Transportation in the City of Pontiac is provided by the Suburban Mobile Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART).

The closest bus stop to Palmer Pointe is Route #756. This route is walkable and approximately 0.5 miles from the site. Route #756 also connects residents to all other SMART bus routes. The following is the distance of all bus routes from the property:

Route #Route NameDistance from property
275Telegraph2.1 miles
450/460Woodward Local2.1 miles
465Auburn Hills Limited2.1 miles
752Pontiac-Baldwin Rd.2.1 miles
753Pontiac-Baldwin Rd.2.1 miles
756Pontiac-Perry-Opdyke0.5 miles

All bus routes run 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

In addition, the City of Pontiac also provides community transit for residents age 55 and older within the city limit and up to three mile radius outside of the city limits. This service is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Requirements for living here

The homes will be available for families of mixed income levels earning between 30% and 60% of Oakland 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

Applicants must pass a basic credit and criminal background check to qualify. If your household income is at or below 60% AMI, rents range from $683-$800 based on family size and number of bedrooms. For households with lower incomes, lower rents are available. Palmer Pointe accepts Housing Choice Vouchers (formerly known as Section 8 vouchers). Income limits provided by MSHDA are available here.

How to apply

To apply or learn more about leasing, contact Piper Management Group at 248-481-9465 or

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