Michigan State Housing Development Authority

735 E Michigan Avenue
Lansing, Eaton County, Michigan 48912

Michigan State Housing Development Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), and Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs. As of September 28th, 2021, Michigan State Housing Development Authority has 10 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Michigan State Housing Development Authority serves Michigan.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Andy's Place - Recovery Housing Pilot Program Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Capitol Park Center LDHA LLC Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Berkley Place LDHA LP Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Hickory Way Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Walnut Manor Scattered Sites Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Center Ridge Arms Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Unity Park V Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Erin Park Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Rivers Edge Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Hickory Way II Supportive Housing Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
All Counties, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Selinon Park Project-Based Voucher Closed
Peterboro Arms Apartments Project-Based Voucher Closed
Clay Apartments Project-Based Voucher Closed
Coolidge Place Project-Based Voucher Closed

Open Michigan State Housing Development Authority Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Michigan State Housing Development Authority Website: https://www.michigan.gov/mshda/.

Michigan State Housing Development Authority Phone: (517) 373-8370.

Open Until Further Notice: Andy's Place - Recovery Housing Pilot Program Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Andy's Place - Recovery Housing Pilot Program is currently open. Applications are being accepted from June 30, 2020, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

According to the MSHDA website, "no paper applications will be available or accepted."

For more information, visit the MSHDA Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Information page, or the MSHDA website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Jackson, Michigan.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (517) 373-8370.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 06/18/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Capitol Park Center LDHA LLC Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Capitol Park Center LDHA LLC is currently open. Applications are being accepted from August 3, 2020, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

According to the MSHDA website, "no paper applications will be available or accepted."

For more information, visit the MSHDA Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Information page, or the MSHDA website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Lansing, Michigan.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (517) 373-8370.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 06/18/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Berkley Place LDHA LP Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Berkley Place LDHA LP is currently open. Applications are being accepted from August 3, 2020, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online pre-application here.

According to the MSHDA website, "no paper applications will be available or accepted."

For more information, visit the MSHDA Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Information page, or the MSHDA website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Flint, Michigan.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (517) 373-8370.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 06/18/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Hickory Way Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Hickory Way is currently open. Applications are being accepted from September 14, 2020, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

According to the MSHDA website, "no paper applications will be available or accepted."

For more information, visit the MSHDA Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Information page, or the MSHDA website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (517) 373-8370.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 06/18/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Walnut Manor Scattered Sites Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Walnut Manor Scattered Sites is currently open. Applications are being accepted from November 16, 2020, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

According to the MSHDA website, "no paper applications will be available or accepted."

For more information, visit the MSHDA Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Information page, or the MSHDA website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Lansing, Michigan.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (517) 373-8370.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 06/18/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Center Ridge Arms Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Center Ridge Arms is currently open. Applications are being accepted from March 29, 2021 at 9:000 am ET, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, call (989) 895-8191, Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Homeless County of Application Residency (Applicant who is homeless and is living or working in the county of application) 
  • Disabled County of Application Residency (Applicant who is disabled and is living or working in the county of application)
  • County of Application Residency (Applicant who is living or working in the county of application)
  • Disabled Michigan Residency (Applicant who is disabled but is not living or working in the county of application)
  • Michigan Residency (Applicant who is not living or working in the county of application) 
  • Disabled Out of state Residency (Applicant who is disabled and a non-Michigan resident)
  • Out of state Residency (Applicant who is a non-Michigan resident)

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the MSHDA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MSHDA on March 29, 2021.

Service Area

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

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (989) 895-8191.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 06/18/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Unity Park V Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 1, 2 and 3-Bedroom apartments at Unity Park V is currently open. Applications are being accepted from May 10, 2021 at 9:00 am ET, until further notice.

Please note: According to the MSHDA public notice, "You may qualify for rental assistance at Unity Park V; if your household income falls within the MSHDA allowable extremely low income for your family size, you meet program requirements and the following target population. Homeless – Category 1 - literally homeless"

To apply during the opening period, call (248) 269-1335, Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Preferences will be provided to Highly Vulnerable Prioritized Population

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the MSHDA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MSHDA public notice on May 11, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Pontiac, Michigan.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (248) 269-1335.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 06/18/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Erin Park Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 2 and 3-Bedroom apartments at Erin Park is currently open. Applications are being accepted from May 10, 2021 at 9:00 am ET, until further notice.

Please note: According to the MSHDA public notice, "You may qualify for rental assistance at Erin Park if your household income falls within the MSHDA allowable extremely low income for your family size, you meet program requirements and at least one of the following Supportive Housing Categories: Chronically Homeless: With a preference for Highly Vulnerable Prioritized Population"

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  • Call (248) 824-7415, Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Email erinpark@chninc.net.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Preferences will be provided to Highly Vulnerable Prioritized Population

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the MSHDA Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Information page, or the MSHDA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MSHDA public notice on May 11, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Eastpointe, Michigan.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (248) 824-7415.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 06/18/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Rivers Edge Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 1-Bedroom apartments at Rivers Edge is currently open on a limited basis. Applications are being accepted from June 1, 2021  until further notice.

Please note: According to the MSHDA public notice, "You may qualify for rental assistance at Rivers Edge if your household income falls within the MSHDA allowable extremely low-income limit for your family size, you meet program requirements and at least one of the following Supportive Housing Categories:

  • Special Needs
  • Highly Vulnerable Prioritized Population"

There are two ways to apply during the opening period, call Community Care Services at (313) 389-7583, from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm ET, Monday-Friday.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the MSHDA Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Information page, or the MSHDA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MSHDA public notice on June 18, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Lincoln Park, Michigan.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (313) 389-7583, from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm ET, Monday-Friday.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 06/18/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Hickory Way II Supportive Housing Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Supportive Housing Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 1-Bedroom apartments at Hickory Way II is currently open. Applications are being accepted from July 7, 2021, until further notice.

Please note: According to the MSHDA public notice, "You may qualify for assistance at Hickory Way II apartments, if your household income falls within the MSHDA allowable extremely low-income limit for your family size, you meet all PBV program requirements, and one of the following Supportive Housing Categories:

  • Chronically Homeless
  • Highly Vulnerable Prioritized Population (Top 10% of the Local Continuum of Care Prioritized List)"

To apply during the opening period, call (734) 961-1999, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm ET.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the MSHDA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MSHDA on July 7, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (734) 961-1999.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 07/19/2021.

Other Michigan State Housing Development Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: All Counties, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for all counties is currently closed.

There is no notice of when any waiting list will reopen.

For more information, visit the MSHDA Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Information page, or the MSHDA website.

Last Updated on 09/24/2021.

Closed: Selinon Park Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Selinon Park is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from August 20, 2019, until an unconfirmed close date. 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.

According to the MSHDA website, "no paper applications will be available or accepted."

For more information, visit the MSHDA Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Information page, or the MSHDA website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Portage, Michigan.

Last Updated on 04/01/2021.

Closed: Peterboro Arms Apartments Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) waiting list for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher apartments at Peterboro Arms Apartments is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from September 18, 2019, until an unconfirmed close date. 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.

According to the MSHDA website, "no paper applications will be available or accepted."

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Family that has been terminated from its Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program due to insufficient program funding. These families
    will be drawn before all other waiting list preferences once program funding is reinstated to sufficient levels as determined by MSHDA.
  • Homeless County of Application Residency (Applicant who is homeless and is living or working in the county of application)
  • Disabled County of Application Residency (Applicant who is disabled and is living or working in the county of application)
  • County of Application Residency (Applicant who is living or working in the county of application)  
  • Disabled Michigan Residency (Applicant who is disabled but is not living or working in the county of application)
  • Michigan Residency (Applicant who is not living or working in the county of application)
  • Disabled Out of state Residency (Applicant who is disabled and a non-Michigan resident)
  • Out of state Residency (Applicant who is a non-Michigan resident)

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

For more information, visit the MSHDA Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Information page, or the MSHDA website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Detroit, Michigan.

Last Updated on 04/01/2021.

Closed: Clay Apartments Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Clay Apartments is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from June 25, 2020, until April 1, 2021. 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.

According to the MSHDA website, "no paper applications will be available or accepted."

For more information, visit the MSHDA Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Information page, or the MSHDA website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Detroit, Michigan.

Last Updated on 04/01/2021.

Closed: Coolidge Place Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Coolidge Place is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from June 29, 2020, until April 1, 2021. 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.

According to the MSHDA website, "no paper applications will be available or accepted."

For more information, visit the MSHDA Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Information page, or the MSHDA website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Oak Park, Michigan.

Last Updated on 04/01/2021.

About Michigan State Housing Development Authority

More information about Michigan State Housing Development Authority can be found on its website at https://www.michigan.gov/mshda/.

Representatives of Michigan State Housing Development Authority may be available by phone at (517) 373-8370. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

How To Check Your Waiting List Status

You can check your waiting list status online at https://mshda.myhousing.com/account.

HCV Portability Status

As of September 28th, 2021, it is not known if Michigan State Housing Development Authority is processing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of 10/22/2018, Michigan State Housing Development Authority is absorbing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program

 More information about the MSHDA Housing Choice Voucher program can be found here.

Homeownership Voucher Program

More Information about the MSHDA Homeownership program can be found here.

Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Program

More Information about the MSHDA Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program can be found here. 

Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) Program

More information about the MSHDA Project Based Apartments can be found here.


About the Michigan State Housing Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Michigan State Housing Development Authority manages 27,563 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2021:

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 23,623 75 24 992 124 873 291
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $577 $482 $681 $492 $1,075 $465 $480
Monthly Cost $13,625,311 $36,123 $16,341 $487,879 $133,284 $405,599 $139,601

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Michigan State Housing Development Authority

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 2,359 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 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 14 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $11,313 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 75% were extremely low income (ELI). 24% 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 65% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

4% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 52% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 27% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 17% 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.

40% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 37% of households with children have a female head of household. 74% of all households were headed by a female.

59% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 54% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Michigan State Housing Development Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 26% include at least one person with a disability. 41% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 65% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

35% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 30% with 3 or more bedrooms. 21% 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 Michigan State Housing Development Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $286 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $629. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $119.



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.


Low Income Housing Managed by Michigan State Housing Development Authority

Lakeland Place

2700 Elizabeth Lake Road
Waterford Township, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Mable H Kehres Apartments

15275 South Dixie Highway
Monroe, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

North Port Village

2631 Krafft Rd
Port Huron, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Frenchtown Place

1201 N Macomb Street
Monroe, Michigan
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Deerfield Apartments

209 Meadow Hills Ln
Fremont, Michigan
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Selinon Park Apartments

1615 East Centre Avenue
Portage, Michigan

HIDDEN PINES

1115 S CEDAR ST
Greenville, Michigan