About Michigan State Housing Development Authority

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority is a Section 8 public housing agency in Lansing, Michigan.

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority serves the state of Michigan.

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) manages individual Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists for all 83 counties in the State of Michigan. Please view waiting list information for each county below. We will update this page as more information becomes available.

Michigan State Housing Development Authority Waiting Lists

Alger, Arenac, Charlevoix, Huron, and Lake County, Michigan Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Open Now

MARCH
31st

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA): Alger, Arenac, Charlevoix, Huron, and Lake County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists are currently open, from January 3, 2017 at 8:00 am, until March 31, 2017 at 5:00 pm ET. Alger County was last open from November 2013 until June 2016.

To apply, complete the online application here. Select the county you desire in the "Available Counties" list. The application is available online only. No paper applications will be available or accepted.

If a disabled applicant requires reasonable accommodation to complete the application, call (517) 241-8986.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Live or work in the county you apply to.

Applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, after sorting preferences.

Persons on the waiting list can update application information online here.

For more information, visit the MSHDA website, call the Section 8 office at (517) 373-9344, or call a county housing agency.

Summary

  • What: Michigan State Housing Development Authority Housing Choice Voucher Opening
  • When: January 3rd, 2017 at 08:00 AM ET - March 31st, 2017 at 05:00 PM ET
  • How To Apply:
    • Online Application at https://webapp.mshda.cgi-bps.com/.
      • Note: If an applicant does not have access to the Internet, they can use a friend or family member's computer/device, or one at a local library.
  • Preferences For: Persons Who Live or Work Locally.

  • A waiting list with preferences means that applicants who qualify for the preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of the preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance. Learn More About Preferences.

Last Updated on 02/07/2017.

Dickenson, Gratiot, and Menominee County, Michigan Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Open Now

JUNE
23rd

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA): Dickenson, Gratiot, and Menominee County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open, from March 20, 2017 at 8:00 am, until June 23, 2017 at 5:00 pm ET.

To apply, complete the online application here. Select Barry County in the "Available Counties" list. The application is available online only. No paper applications will be available or accepted.

If a disabled applicant requires reasonable accommodation to complete the application, call (517) 241-8986.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Live or work in the county you are applying to.

Applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, after sorting preferences.

Persons on the waiting list can update application information online here.

For more information, visit the MSHDA website, call the Section 8 office at (517) 373-9344, or call a county housing agency.

Summary

  • What: Michigan State Housing Development Authority Housing Choice Voucher Opening
  • When: March 20th, 2017 at 08:00 AM ET - June 23rd, 2017 at 05:00 PM ET
  • How To Apply:
    • Online Application at https://webapp.mshda.cgi-bps.com/.
      • Note: If an applicant does not have access to the Internet, they can use a friend or family member's computer/device, or one at a local library.
  • Preferences For: Persons Who Live or Work Locally.

  • A waiting list with preferences means that applicants who qualify for the preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of the preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance. Learn More About Preferences.

Last Updated on 03/20/2017.

VASH Voucher: Open Indefinitely

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) is currently accepting VASH Voucher waiting list applications.

Please note: The VASH Voucher program operates similarly to the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program, but is only available to homeless veterans.

To apply, contact the VA Medical Center in your area to see if you qualify. Michigan VA Medical Center information can be found here.

For more information, visit the MSHDA website, call the Section 8 office at (517) 373-9344, or call a county housing agency.

Last Updated on 02/07/2017.

Homeless: Open Indefinitely

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA): homeless waiting list is currently open for all counties. This waiting list is open indefinitely.

To apply, contact the Housing Assessment and Resource Agency (HARA) in your area. HARA contact information can be found here.

For more information, visit the MSHDA website, call the Section 8 office at (517) 373-9344, or call a county housing agency.

Last Updated on 02/07/2017.

Multi-County, Michigan Section 8 PBV: Open Indefinitely

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) is currently accepting Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications.

To apply, visit the MSHDA website, and scroll down to the section titled "Project Based Voucher (PBV) List."

This waiting list has the following preferences: Live or work in the county you are applying to.

Applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, after sorting preferences.

Persons on the waiting list can update application information online here.

For more information, visit the MSHDA website, call the Section 8 office at (517) 373-9344, or call a county housing agency.


IMPORTANT NOTE: This is NOT the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. The Section 8 Project-Based Voucher program operates similarly to Public Housing, in which tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site.

Last Updated on 02/20/2017.

Barry County, Michigan Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Closed

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA): Barry County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open from December 2016 until February 2017. 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. The application was available online only. No paper applications were available or accepted.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Live or work in the county you are applying to.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, after sorting preferences.

Persons on the waiting list can update application information online here.

For more information, visit the MSHDA website, call the Section 8 office at (517) 373-9344, or call a county housing agency.

Last Updated on 02/28/2017.

Houghton and Osceola County, Michigan Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Closed

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA): Houghton and Osceola County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists are currently closed. Each were last open from December 2016 until March 2017. Prior to that, Houghton County last open from November 2013 until June 2016. Osceola County was last open from August 2015, until December 2015; and from November 2014 until January 2015. 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. The application was available online only. No paper applications were available or accepted.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Live or work in the county you apply to.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, after sorting preferences.

Persons on the waiting list can update application information online here.

For more information, visit the MSHDA website, call the Section 8 office at (517) 373-9344, or call a county housing agency.

Last Updated on 03/06/2017.

Chippewa and Delta County, Michigan Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Closed

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA): Chippewa and Delta County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists are currently closed. Each were last open from February 2017 until March 2017. Prior to that, Delta County was last open from May 2016 until July 2016, and from August 2015 until October 2015. Chippewa County was last open from November 2013 until June 2016. 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. The application was available online only. No paper applications were available or accepted.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Live or work in the county you apply to.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, after sorting preferences.

Persons on the waiting list can update application information online here.

For more information, visit the MSHDA website, call the Section 8 office at (517) 373-9344, or call a county housing agency.

Last Updated on 03/26/2017.