Eastpointe Housing Commission

15701 East 9 Mile Road, Eastpointe, MI

There are no open waiting lists offered by Eastpointe Housing Commission. Go to the Michigan Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the Michigan Public Housing Waiting Lists page for nearby housing applications.

Closed: Eastpointe Area, Michigan Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Eastpointe Housing Commission (EHC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed.

The EHC last accepted Section 8 HCV applications for this waiting list from April 2, 2022, until April 3, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application. Applications were not available at EHC offices.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

300 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the the EHC website.

Sources: This information was verified by the EHC public notice on March 7, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Center Line, Clinton Township, Eastpointe, Fraser, Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Woods, Harper Woods, Harrison Township, Roseville, St. Clair Shores, Sterling Heights and Warren, Michigan.

Last Updated on 09/30/2022.

Closed: Senior Public Housing Waiting List

The Eastpointe Housing Commission (EHC) Senior (50+) Public Housing waiting list for apartments at Chester Berry and Erin Manor is currently closed. Applications were last accepted on June 15, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to call the EHC to request an application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Eastpointe resident
  • Elderly (62+)

For more information, visit the EHC website.

Last Updated on 06/16/2021.

About Eastpointe Housing Commission

About the Eastpointe Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Eastpointe Housing Commission manages 123 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard
Vouchers 123
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $672
Monthly Cost $82,613
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 5% having issued approximately 28 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 8 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 167 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 $12,278 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 75% were extremely low income (ELI). 36% 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 59% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 64% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 25% 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, -1% of which had two adults in the household. 59% of households with children have a female head of household. 93% of all households were headed by a female.

83% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 83% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Eastpointe Housing Commission Housing Choice Voucher program, 18% 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. 38% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

26% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 32% with 2 bedrooms and 42% with 3 or more bedrooms. 14% 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 Eastpointe Housing Commission voucher holders in 2016 was $344 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $609. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $127.

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 Eastpointe Housing Commission

Chester Berry Manor

15701 E 9 Mile Rd
Eastpointe, Michigan