Mount Pleasant Housing Commission
1 W Mosher Street
Mount Pleasant, Isabella County, MI

989-773-3784 http://mtphousing.com/default/index.cfm

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Open Indefinitely

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Mount Pleasant Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on December 9th, 2015.

The Mount Pleasant Housing Commission (MPHC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list is open indefinitely.


Mt. Pleasant, MI is about 80 miles northeast of Grand Rapids, MI.

There are two ways to apply:
  1. Download the pre-application online here, then print and complete.
  2. Pick up the pre-application at the MPHC, located at 1 W Mosher St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be submitted to the MPHC office during normal office hours.

The following documentation is required of all members of the household: Social Security Numbers, driver's liscence or State-issued photo ID, proof of custodianship of minors (if applicable), income, and assets.

After a pre-application has been submitted, it will be reviewed by the MPHC within 30 days of the pre-application submission.

Applicants will receive a confirmation number upon submitting the pre-application. It is important to keep that number in a safe, easy to access place. It will be needed any time when referencing your pre-application with the housing authority.

Applicants will be notified of denial or acceptance onto the waiting list by mail after it is reviewed. Denied applicants can request a hearing within 14 days of the date of denial.

The MPHC stresses that applicants must keep the office informed of any changes of information, such as income and contact information. Furthermore, the pre-application says that information must be updated once a year. If the MPHC attempts to contact you and does not hear a response, it has the right to terminate your application.

For more information, visit the PMHC website, or call the office at (989) 773-3784.

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Mount Pleasant Housing Commission Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update August 7th, 2015.

The Mount Pleasant Housing Commission (MPHC) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.


The MPHC offers one Public Housing community with 26 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
1. Download the online pre-application here, then print and complete.
2. Pick up the pre-application at the MPHC, located at 1 W Mosher St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above.

Be sure to include copies of these documents with the application: Birth Certificates, Social Security Cards, proof of all income, photo IDs for all adult household members.

The MPHC does have a preference for: Homeless, exiting an institution for substance abuse, or mental health, victim of domestic violence, live and or work in Isabella County, or involuntarily displaced.

More information can be found by visiting the MPHC website a thttp://www.mtphousing.com/, or by calling 989-773-3784 during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Mount Pleasant Housing Commission administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 26 affordable rental units. It also administers 50 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Mount Pleasant Housing Commission is determined to be a Very Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 1 - 49 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 Mount Pleasant Housing Commission between Public Housing Units (34%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (66%) to that of all housing authorities in Michigan, Mount Pleasant 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 Michigan.

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

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Mount Pleasant Housing Commission scored an average of 67 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2001 and a low score of 12 in 2007. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Michigan is 74.81.

Mount Pleasant Housing Commission has an average score that is less than the average Michigan housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Mount Pleasant Housing Commission.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2011 2/17/11 Plan
2010 3/15/10 Plan
2009 2/9/11 Plan
2008 10/30/08 Plan
2007 3/5/08 Plan
2006 2/3/06 Plan
2005 1/25/05 Plan
2004 1/16/04 Plan
2003 6/17/03 Plan
2002 4/30/02 Plan
2001 3/23/01 Plan
2000 3/22/00 Plan