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Houghton Housing Commission

401 E Montezuma Avenue
Houghton, Houghton County, Michigan 49931

Houghton Housing Commission is a housing authority that participates in the Public Housing program. As of January 26th, 2021, Houghton Housing Commission has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Houghton Housing Commission Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Houghton 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.

Houghton Housing Commission Phone: (906) 482-0334.

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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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.
3. Download a pre-application here, then print and complete.

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.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (906)482-0334.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/07/2015.

About Houghton Housing Commission

Representatives of Houghton Housing Commission may be available by phone at (906) 482-0334. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

Houghton Housing Commission 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 Houghton Housing Commission

Heritage Manor

401 E Montezuma Ave
Houghton, Michigan