Inkster Housing Commission
Inkster Housing Commission is a Public Housing Agency in Inkster, Michigan that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of January 18th, 2020, Inkster Housing Commission has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.
Inkster Housing Commission serves Inkster.
Waiting List Statuses
| Public Housing
||Open Until Further Notice
|Inkster, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher
Open Inkster Housing Commission Waiting Lists
Open Until Further Notice:
Public Housing Waiting List
How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List
The Inkster Housing Commission
(IHC) is currently accepting
Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.
The NHHC offers five Public Housing communities with 734 units ranging in size from 1 to 5 bedrooms for families and senior/disabled individuals.
To apply, visit the IHC to pick up an application, located at 29150 Carlisle St., Inkster, MI 48141; from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm, and 2:00 pm until 4:00, Monday-Friday.
Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above; from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm, and 2:00 pm until 4:00, Monday-Friday.
Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: Birth certificates, Social Security Cards, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.
The IHC does have a preference for applicants that are: elderly, disabled, or employed.
For more information, call the IHC office at (313) 562-6737 from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm, and 2:00 pm until 4:00 Monday-Friday.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (313)561-2600.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 08/06/2015.
Other Inkster Housing Commission Waiting Lists
Inkster, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
The Inkster Housing Commission (IHC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from January 13, 2020, until January 15, 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.
Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.
For more information, contact the Inkster Housing Commission.
Sources: This information was provided by a representative of the Ferndale Housing Commission and the Inkster Housing Commission online application portal, as of January 8, 2020.
Last Updated on 01/15/2020.
About Inkster Housing Commission
Representatives of Inkster Housing Commission may be available by phone at (313) 561-2600. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
About the Inkster Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Inkster Housing Commission manages 581 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2019:
||Standard ||Tenant Protection ||Ported Out |
||565 ||12 ||4 |
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
||$632 ||$585 ||$413 |
||$357,230 ||$7,024 ||$1,651 |
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Inkster 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 12% having issued approximately 46 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 6 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 59 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.7 persons and has a household income of $13,732 per year. 95% 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 55% 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, 72% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 16% 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.
65% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 63% of households with children have a female head of household. 92% of all households were headed by a female.
95% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 93% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Inkster Housing Commission Housing Choice Voucher program, 18% include at least one person with a disability. 29% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 73% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
Bedroom Size and Overhousing
13% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 53% with 3 or more bedrooms. 28% 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 Inkster Housing Commission voucher holders in 2016 was $394 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $566. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $145.
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 Operated by Inkster Housing Commission
1900 Inkster Rd
4235 Klink St
28078 Annapolis St
3703 Henry Ruff Rd