Housing Services Mid Michigan

319 S Cochran Ave
Charlotte, Eaton County, Michigan 48813

Housing Services Mid Michigan is a Public Housing Agency in Charlotte, Michigan that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Mainstream Voucher programs.

Housing Services Mid Michigan serves Clinton County and Eaton County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Eaton and Clinton County, Michigan Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Other Housing Services Mid Michigan Waiting Lists

Closed: Eaton and Clinton County, Michigan Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Services Mid Michigan (HSMM) Mainstream (Non-Elderly Disabled) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from July 22, 2019, until August 16, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to HSMM, "To qualify you must have a verifiable disability, be between the ages of 18 and 61, and agree to live in Eaton or Clinton County."

There were two ways to apply during the opening period: 

  1. Download and print the application documents.
  2. Pick up an application at the Clinton County DHHS office, or at the Housing Services Mid Michigan Office.

Once the application was completed, it must have been either:

  1. Emailed.
  2. Faxed.
  3. Mailed with a postmark no later than Friday August 16, 2019 to Housing Services Mid Michigan.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received.

For more information, visit the HSMM Section 8 Mainstream Voucher Program page, or the HSMM website.

Last Updated on 09/21/2019.

About Housing Services Mid Michigan

More information about Housing Services Mid Michigan can be found on its website at https://hs-mm.org/.

Representatives of Housing Services Mid Michigan may be available by phone at (517) 541-1180. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 10/20/2019, it is not known if Housing Services Mid Michigan 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 Housing Services Mid Michigan Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Housing Services Mid Michigan manages 0 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Vouchers
Monthly Cost Per Voucher
Monthly Cost

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Services Mid Michigan

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 7% having issued approximately 11 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 9 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 77 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.9 persons and has a household income of $13,063 per year. 100% of households were very low income (VLI) and 74% were extremely low income (ELI). 8% 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 92% 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, 53% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 28% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 20% 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.

30% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 25% of households with children have a female head of household. 63% of all households were headed by a female.

32% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 17% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Services Mid Michigan Housing Choice Voucher program, 62% include at least one person with a disability. 100% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 100% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

37% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 42% with 2 bedrooms and 21% with 3 or more bedrooms. 24% 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 Housing Services Mid Michigan voucher holders in 2016 was $291 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $639. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $140.



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.