Ann Arbor Housing Commission
727 Miller Avenue Ann Arbor, MI 48103


Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Ann Arbor Housing Commission administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 355 affordable rental units. It also administers 1,483 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Ann Arbor Housing Commission is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Ann Arbor Housing Commission between Public Housing Units (19%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (81%) to that of all housing authorities in MI, Ann Arbor Housing Commission has a smaller proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in MI.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Ann Arbor Housing Commission manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 54. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Scattered Sites does not have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (, 2014)

Total Tenant Payment Percentages What is Total Tenant Payment?

Tenants in public housing pay rent based on their income. Generally, the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) is 30% of the tenant’s adjusted income. Ann Arbor Housing Commission owns and manages 355 public housing units in 3 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Ann Arbor Housing Commission is $259.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of MI ranges from a low of $0.00 to a high of $0.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (, 2013)

Waiting List Status:

The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

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Public Housing Projects


Public Housing Units


Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size


Program Type

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