Bath Charter Township Housing Commission

14379 Webster Road
Bath, Clinton County, Michigan 48808

Bath Charter Township Housing Commission is a Public Housing Agency in Bath, Michigan that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of September 16th, 2019, Bath Charter Township Housing Commission has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Bath Charter Township Housing Commission Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Bath Charter Housing Commission (BCHC) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families.

Please note: The BCHC does not offer a Public Housing program for senior/disabled individuals.

The BCHC offers one Public Housing community with 30 units for families, ranging in size from 2 to 4 bedrooms.

There are two ways to apply: 
1. Request to have a pre-applicaiton mailed to you by calling 517-641-6244 during normal office hours.
2. Visit the BCHC to pick up a pre-application, located at 14379 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808 during normal office hours.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. 

No documents are needed at this time.

The BCHC does have a preference for: Homeless or employed.

For more information, the BCHC can be reached by calling 517-641-6244 during normal office hours.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (517)641-6244.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/07/2015.

About Bath Charter Township Housing Commission

HCV Portability Status

As of 09/16/2019, it is not known if Bath Charter Township Housing Commission is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Bath Charter Township Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Bath Charter Township Housing Commission manages 18 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard
Vouchers 18
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $441
Monthly Cost $7,934

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Bath Charter Township Housing Commission

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 23% having issued approximately 1 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 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 -1 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 $13,569 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 68% were extremely low income (ELI). 41% of households had wages as a major source of income, -1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 55% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

5% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 73% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 14% 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.

69% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 64% of households with children have a female head of household. 95% of all households were headed by a female.

36% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 32% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Bath Charter Township Housing Commission Housing Choice Voucher program, 24% include at least one person with a disability. 35% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 100% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

18% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 18% with 2 bedrooms and 64% with 3 or more bedrooms. 5% 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 Bath Charter Township Housing Commission voucher holders in 2016 was $354 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $596. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $117.



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 Bath Charter Township Housing Commission

Countryside Manor

14375 Webster Rd
Bath, MI
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