Named after a pioneer physician in the Charlevoix County area, Conkle Development consists of twenty-six rental homes. The purpose of this program is to provide affordable rental housing to qualified, applicants who are a family as defined by HUD and low-income families to enable them to achieve economic independence and self-sufficiency. All homes are located within Boyne City.

Family-Based Homes Include:

  • Two or three bedrooms
  • Living room
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Refrigerator and range
  • Utility area with washer/dryer hook-ups
  • A 5x10 storage shed
  • Paved driveways and sidewalks
  • Trash removal each week at no charge
  • Many have fenced in backyards
  • Centrally located fenced in playground
  • Rents are based on income. Approximately 30 percent of gross household income is paid for monthly rent or a flat rent of $877 for a two-bedroom unit and $1246 for a three-bedroom unit. Water/Sewer provided. Tenants are responsible for paying remaining utilities, lawn care, and snow removal.
  • Family Housing units are smoke-free. Designated outdoor smoking areas are addressed.