Boyne City Housing Commission

829 S Park Street
Boyne City, Charlevoix County, Michigan 49712

Boyne City Housing Commission is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of December 1st, 2021, Boyne City Housing Commission has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Boyne City Housing Commission serves Boyne City.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Boyne City, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Boyne City Housing Commission Senior and Disabled Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Boyne City Housing Commission 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.

Boyne City Housing Commission Phone: (231) 582-6203.

Open Until Further Notice: Boyne City, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Boyne City Housing Commission (BCHC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open, since at least February 15, 2019, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Complete the application at the BCHC office, located at 829 South Park Street, Boyne City, Michigan, 49712, Monday through Friday from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm.
  2. Pick up an application at the BCHC office, at the above address, Monday through Friday from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm, ET.  

Once the application has been completed, it must be:

  1. Mailed to the Boyne City Housing Commission, 829 South Park Street, Boyne City, Michigan, 49712.
  2. Dropped off at the  BCHC office at the address above, during office hours.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Elderly, Disabled, Live or Work in Charlevoix County and Live or Work in Boyne City,Michigan.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, contact the Boyne City Housing Commission.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (231) 582-6203..

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 03/07/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Senior and Disabled 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 Boyne City Housing Commission (BCHC) Senior and Disabled Public Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least February 15, 2019, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Complete the application at the BCHC office, located at 829 South Park Street, Boyne City, Michigan, 49712, Monday through Friday from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm.
  2. Pick up an application at the BCHC office, at the above address, Monday through Friday from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm, ET.  

Once the application has been completed, it must be:

  1. Mailed to the Boyne City Housing Commission, 829 South Park Street, Boyne City, Michigan, 49712.
  2. Dropped off at the  BCHC office at the address above, during office hours.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Elderly, Disabled, Live or Work in Charlevoix County and Live or Work in Boyne City,Michigan.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, contact the Boyne City Housing Commission.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (231) 582-6203.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 03/07/2019.

About Boyne City Housing Commission

Representatives of Boyne City Housing Commission may be available by phone at (231) 582-6203. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of December 1st, 2021, it is not known if Boyne City Housing Commission is processing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of 02/25/2019, Boyne City Housing Commission is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program

More information about the BCHC Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program can be found here.

 

Public Housing Program

More information about the BCHC Public Housing Program can be found here.

 


About the Boyne City Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Boyne City Housing Commission manages 60 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2021:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 59 1
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $289 $778
Monthly Cost $17,062 $778

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Boyne City 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 3 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 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 1.5 persons and has a household income of $13,076 per year. 92% of households were very low income (VLI) and 61% were extremely low income (ELI). 23% 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 77% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

9% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 27% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 13% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 52% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 6% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

22% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 22% of households with children have a female head of household. 75% of all households were headed by a female.

2% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with -1% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Boyne City Housing Commission Housing Choice Voucher program, 44% include at least one person with a disability. 52% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 64% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

36% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 58% with 2 bedrooms and 6% with 3 or more bedrooms. 36% 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 Boyne City Housing Commission voucher holders in 2016 was $344 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $356. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $88.



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 Apartments Operated by Boyne City Housing Commission

Litzenburger Conkle Annex

829 S Park St
Boyne City, Michigan