Bay County Housing Department

798 N Pine Road
Essexville, Bay County, Michigan 48732

Bay County Housing Department is a housing authority that participates in the Public Housing program. As of November 30th, 2021, Bay County Housing Department has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Bay County Housing Department serves Bay County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Bay County Housing Department Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Bay County Housing Department Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Bay County Housing Department Website:

Bay County Housing Department Phone: (989) 895-8191.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Waiting List
The Bay County Housing Commission (BCHC) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

Please note: The BCHC allows families with children to apply only if they qualify for a one bedroom unit.

The BCHC offers one Public Housing community with 100 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
  1. Visit the BCHC to pick up a pre-application, located at 798 North Pine Road, Essexville, Michigan 48732, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm EDT, Monday-Friday.
  2. Request to have a pre-application mailed to you by calling (989) 895-8191 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.
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: Birth certificates, Social Security Cards, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

No preferences were noted.

For more information, call the BCHC office at (989) 895-8191 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday.
Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (989)895-8191.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/06/2015.

About Bay County Housing Department

More information about Bay County Housing Department can be found on its website at

Representatives of Bay County Housing Department may be available by phone at (989) 895-8191. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

Bay County Housing Department does not participate in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program, so voucher holders cannot port to this housing authority. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.

Public Housing Apartments Operated by Bay County Housing Department

Center Ridge Arms

798 N Pine Rd
Essexville, Michigan