Reed City Housing Commission
802 S Mill Street
Reed City, Osceola County, MI

231-832-2762 http://www.reedcityhousing.com

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Open Indefinitely

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Reed City Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on July 30th, 2015.

The Reed City Housing Commission (RCHC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list is open indefinitely.

There are three ways to apply:
  1. Visit the RCHC office to pick up a pre-application, located at 802 South Mill Street, Reed City, MI 49677, during normal office hours.
  2. Request to have a pre-application mailed to you by calling (231) 832-2762 during normal office hours.
  3. Download the online pre-application here, then print and complete.
Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. 

Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: Social Security Cards, and the front and back of a government issued photo ID for all adult household members.

The RCHC does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: veteran, homeless, rent burden, or involuntarily displaced.

For more information, the RCHC can be reached by calling (231) 832-2762 during normal office hours, or by visiting the RCHC website.

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

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

The Reed City Housing Commission (RCHC) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.


The RCHC offers one Public Housing community with 101 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are three ways to apply:
  1. Visit the RCHC to pick up a pre-application, located at 802 South Mill Street, Reed City, MI 49677-1383, during normal office hours.
  2. Request to have a pre-application mailed to you by calling (231) 832-2762 during normal office hours.
  3. Download the online pre-application here, then print and complete.
Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. 

Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: Social Security Cards, and the front and back of a government issued photo ID for all adult household members.

The RCHC does have a preference point system: Veteran, homeless, rent burden, or involuntarily displaced.

For more information, visit the RCHC website, or call the office at (231) 832-2762 during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Reed City Housing Commission administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 101 affordable rental units. It also administers 90 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Reed City 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 Reed City Housing Commission between Public Housing Units (53%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (47%) to that of all housing authorities in Michigan, Reed City 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, Reed City Housing Commission scored an average of 87 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2009 and a low score of 62 in 2007. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Michigan is 74.81.

Reed City Housing Commission has an average score that is more 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 Reed City Housing Commission.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 1/4/11 Plan
2008 6/10/08 Plan
2007 6/21/07 Plan
2006 5/19/06 Plan
2005 8/19/05 Plan
2004 6/24/04 Plan
2003 6/2/03 Plan
2002 8/16/02 Plan
2001 6/26/01 Plan
2000 8/11/00 Plan