Melvindale Housing Commission
3501 Oakwood Boulevard Melvindale, MI 48122

313-429-1095

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Melvindale Housing Commission administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 199 affordable rental units. It also administers 134 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Melvindale Housing Commission is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Small, meaning it administers 50 - 249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Melvindale Housing Commission between Public Housing Units (60%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (40%) to that of all housing authorities in MI, Melvindale Housing Commission has a larger 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 (hud.gov, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

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

Melvindale Housing Commission manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 88. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Coogan Terrace has a passing score.

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

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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1

Public Housing Projects

199

Public Housing Units

134

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Small (50 - 249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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