MCHA Communities LLC

111 Parker Drive
Midland City, Dale County, Alabama 36350

MCHA Communities LLC is a Public Housing Agency in Midland City, Alabama that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA), and Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) programs. As of December 5th, 2019, MCHA Communities LLC has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The 2 Bedroom Project-Based Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.

MCHA Communities LLC serves Dale County.

MCHA Communities, LLC was formerly known as the Midland City Housing Authority.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
2 Bedroom Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
3-4 Bedroom Project-Based Voucher Closed
Dale County, Alabama Housing Choice Voucher Unknown

Open MCHA Communities LLC Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: 2 Bedroom Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The MCHA Communities, LLC (MCHA) Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list for 2 bedroom units is currently open, from April 26, 2019, until further notice.

To apply, complete the application at the MCHA office, located at 111 Parker Drive, Midland City, Alabama 36350, from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm, Monday through Thursday; and Friday, 8:00 am until 11:00 am CT.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants are placed on the waiting list.

For more information, contact MCHA Communities, LLC.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (334) 983-3581.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 05/07/2019.

Other MCHA Communities LLC Waiting Lists

Closed: 3-4 Bedroom Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The MCHA Communities, LLC (MCHA) Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list for 3-4 bedroom units is currently closed. It was last open in April, 2019.

For more information, contact MCHA Communities, LLC.

Last Updated on 05/07/2019.

Unknown: Dale County, Alabama Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The status of this waiting list is unknown. If you have information regarding this waiting list contact us.

Last Updated on 05/07/2019.

About MCHA Communities LLC

Representatives of MCHA Communities LLC may be available by phone at (334) 983-3581. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

Open today from 8:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 4:30pm CT.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:30pm
Friday 8:00am-12:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
HCV Portability Status

As of 05/06/2019, MCHA Communities LLC is billing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the MCHA Communities LLC Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, MCHA Communities LLC manages 67 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 23 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $493 $301
Monthly Cost $11,338 $601

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for MCHA Communities LLC

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 68% having issued approximately 1 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 2 years and 7 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 87 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.7 persons and has a household income of $12,153 per year. 88% of households were very low income (VLI) and 74% were extremely low income (ELI). 38% of households had wages as a major source of income, 3% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 52% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

6% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 67% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 19% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 9% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

58% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 55% of households with children have a female head of household. 84% of all households were headed by a female.

78% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 75% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the MCHA Communities LLC Housing Choice Voucher program, 9% include at least one person with a disability. 22% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 33% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

17% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 28% with 2 bedrooms and 55% with 3 or more bedrooms. 23% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by MCHA Communities LLC voucher holders in 2016 was $251 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,039. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $135.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Public Housing Operated by MCHA Communities LLC

Daniel - Lewis Homes

632 Kelly Ave
Midland City, AL