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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Public Housing Waiting List
The Houghton Housing Commission (HHC) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.
The HHC offers one Public Housing community with 70 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.
There are three ways to apply:
1. Visit the HHC to pick up a pre-application, located at 401 E. Montezuma Avenue, Houghton, MI 49931, from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.
2. Request to have a pre-application mailed to you by calling (906) 482-0334 from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.
Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above, or faxed to (906) 487-5936.
No documents are needed at this time.
The HHC does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: Employed at least 20 hours a week, involuntarily displaced, homeless, substandard living conditions, veteran, elderly, disabled, rent burden, live and/or work in Houghton, or in a child reunification program.
More information can be found by visiting the HHC website
, or by calling (906) 482-0334 from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (906)482-0334.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 08/07/2015.