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Flint Housing Commission

3820 Richfield Road
Flint, Genesee County, Michigan 48506

Flint Housing Commission is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of January 26th, 2021, Flint Housing Commission has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Flint Housing Commission serves Genesee County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
2-Bedroom Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Genesee County, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Flint Housing Commission Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Flint Housing Commission Website: http://www.flinthc.org.

Flint Housing Commission Phone: (810) 736-3050.

COVID-19 update:

As of December 11, 2020 the FHC website states "FHC Offices Are Open by Appointment Only"

More information is available here.

Open Until Further Notice: 2-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Flint Housing Commission (FHC) Public Housing waiting list for 2-Bedroom apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted from September 11, 2017 at 8:30 am ET, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, pick up an application at the FHC office, located at 3820 Richfield Rd., Flint, MI 48506.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Working for 6 months consistently without interruptions
  • Elderly (62 yrs. & older)
  • Disabled
  • Involuntarily Displaced due to disaster (fire, flood, earthquake, etc.), Federal, State, or local government action related to code enforcement, public improvement or development, or HUD disposition.
  • Veteran of any declared United States war or conflict
  • Victim of Domestic Violence (Witness Protection Program)
  • Runaway & Homeless Youth Aging out of Foster Care

For more information, visit the FHC website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via in person at 3820 Richfield Rd. Flint, MI 48506, Monday – Friday (excluding holidays) between the hours of 8:30 A.M until 4:30 P.M..

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 12/11/2020.

Other Flint Housing Commission Waiting Lists

Closed: Genesee County, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Flint Housing Commission (FHC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from December 15, 2020, until December 17, 2020. 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.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the FHC website.

Sources: This information was verified by the FHC public notice on December 11, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Genesee County, Michigan.

Last Updated on 12/17/2020.

About Flint Housing Commission

More information about Flint Housing Commission can be found on its website at http://www.flinthc.org.

Representatives of Flint Housing Commission may be available by phone at (810) 736-3050. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 01/26/2021, it is not known if Flint 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 Flint Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Flint Housing Commission manages 819 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:

Standard VASH
Vouchers 764 55
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $402 $287
Monthly Cost $307,053 $15,807

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Flint 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 2% having issued approximately 394 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 2 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 23 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.5 persons and has a household income of $11,779 per year. 92% of households were very low income (VLI) and 68% were extremely low income (ELI). 38% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 56% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

0% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 67% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 22% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 11% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

54% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 53% of households with children have a female head of household. 86% of all households were headed by a female.

95% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 94% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Flint Housing Commission Housing Choice Voucher program, 21% include at least one person with a disability. 31% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 91% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

23% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 32% with 2 bedrooms and 45% with 3 or more bedrooms. 18% 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 Flint Housing Commission voucher holders in 2016 was $304 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $522. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $159.



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 Flint Housing Commission

Richert Manor

902 E Court St
Flint, Michigan

Centerview

2001 N Center Rd
Flint, Michigan
Call For Rent
1 BR
55+
Accessible
62+

Scattered Housing

114 E Alma Ave
Flint, Michigan

Mince Manor

3800 Richfield Rd
Flint, Michigan
55+
Accessible
62+

Kenneth Simmons Square

2101 Stedron St
Flint, Michigan
Call For Rent
1 BR
55+
Accessible
62+

Howard Estates

801 Floral Park
Flint, Michigan

Atherton East

3123 Chambers St
Flint, Michigan
Call For Rent
2-5 BR
Family & Senior

River Park

7002 Pemberton Flint
Flint, Michigan
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Family & Senior

Aldridge Place

5838 Edgar Holt Dr
Flint, Michigan
Family & Senior