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Mount Pleasant Housing Commission

1 W Mosher Street
Mount Pleasant, Isabella County, Michigan 48858

Mount Pleasant Housing Commission is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of January 18th, 2021, Mount Pleasant Housing Commission has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Mount Pleasant Housing Commission serves Mount Pleasant.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Mount Pleasant Housing Commission Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Mount Pleasant Housing Commission Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Mount Pleasant 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.

Mount Pleasant Housing Commission Website: http://www.mtphousing.com.

Mount Pleasant Housing Commission Phone: (989) 773-3784.

Open Until Further Notice: Mount Pleasant Housing Commission Housing Choice Voucher 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Mount Pleasant Housing Commission (MPHC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.

Mt. Pleasant, MI is about 80 miles northeast of Grand Rapids, MI.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download the pre-application online here, then print and complete.
  2. Pick up the pre-application at the MPHC, located at 1 W Mosher St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be submitted to the MPHC office during normal office hours.

The following documentation is required of all members of the household: Social Security Numbers, driver's liscence or State-issued photo ID, proof of custodianship of minors (if applicable), income, and assets.

After a pre-application has been submitted, it will be reviewed by the MPHC within 30 days of the pre-application submission.

Applicants will receive a confirmation number upon submitting the pre-application. It is important to keep that number in a safe, easy to access place. It will be needed any time when referencing your pre-application with the housing authority.

Applicants will be notified of denial or acceptance onto the waiting list by mail after it is reviewed. Denied applicants can request a hearing within 14 days of the date of denial.

The MPHC stresses that applicants must keep the office informed of any changes of information, such as income and contact information. Furthermore, the pre-application says that information must be updated once a year. If the MPHC attempts to contact you and does not hear a response, it has the right to terminate your application.

For more information, visit the PMHC website, or call the office at (989) 773-3784.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (989)773-3784.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/14/2017.

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 Mount Pleasant Housing Commission (MPHC) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The MPHC offers one Public Housing community with 26 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
1. Download the online pre-application here, then print and complete.
2. Pick up the pre-application at the MPHC, located at 1 W Mosher St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above.

Be sure to include copies of these documents with the application: Birth Certificates, Social Security Cards, proof of all income, photo IDs for all adult household members.

The MPHC does have a preference for: Homeless, exiting an institution for substance abuse, or mental health, victim of domestic violence, live and or work in Isabella County, or involuntarily displaced.

More information can be found by visiting the MPHC website a thttp://www.mtphousing.com/, or by calling 989-773-3784 during normal office hours.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (989)773-3784.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/07/2015.

About Mount Pleasant Housing Commission

More information about Mount Pleasant Housing Commission can be found on its website at http://www.mtphousing.com.

Representatives of Mount Pleasant Housing Commission may be available by phone at (989) 773-3784. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 01/18/2021, it is not known if Mount Pleasant Housing Commission 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 Mount Pleasant Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Mount Pleasant Housing Commission manages 48 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:

Standard
Vouchers 48
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $339
Monthly Cost $16,284

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Mount Pleasant 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 10% having issued approximately 5 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 5 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 18 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.6 persons and has a household income of $11,476 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 58% were extremely low income (ELI). 26% 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 68% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

8% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 46% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 22% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 24% 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.

28% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 26% of households with children have a female head of household. 76% of all households were headed by a female.

24% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 14% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Mount Pleasant Housing Commission Housing Choice Voucher program, 39% 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. 85% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

46% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 42% with 2 bedrooms and 12% with 3 or more bedrooms. 16% 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 Mount Pleasant Housing Commission voucher holders in 2016 was $284 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $466. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $111.



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 Apartments Operated by Mount Pleasant Housing Commission

Riverview Apartments

1 W Mosher St
Mount Pleasant, Michigan