Westland Housing Commission
32715 Dorsey Road Westland, Michigan 48185

734-595-0288

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Westland Housing Commission administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 1,090 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Westland Housing Commission is designated as Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Westland Housing Commission is among the 7% of Michigan housing authorities that only offer Section 8 voucher assistance. If there are any public housing units available in the target area, those units are administered by another housing authority.

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, Westland Housing Commission scored an average of 90 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2007 and a low score of 76 in 2006. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Michigan is 74.81.

Westland 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)

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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1,090

Section 8 Vouchers

No units

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Section 8

Program Type

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