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Munising Housing Commission

200 City Park Drive
Munising, Alger County, Michigan 49862

Munising Housing Commission is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs.

Munising Housing Commission serves Munising.

About Munising Housing Commission

Representatives of Munising Housing Commission may be available by phone at (906) 387-4084. 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 Munising 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 Munising Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Munising Housing Commission manages 14 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 14
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $446
Monthly Cost $6,240

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Munising Housing Commission

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $9,766 per year. 100% of households were very low income (VLI) and 61% were extremely low income (ELI). 44% of households had wages as a major source of income, 6% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 28% 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, 56% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 28% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 17% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 6% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

73% of households included children, 17% of which had two adults in the household. 50% of households with children have a female head of household. 67% of all households were headed by a female.

0% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with -1% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Munising Housing Commission Housing Choice Voucher program, 9% include at least one person with a disability. 20% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 33% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

22% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 50% with 2 bedrooms and 28% with 3 or more bedrooms. 6% 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 Munising Housing Commission voucher holders in 2016 was $277 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $601. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $129.



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 Munising Housing Commission

Lakeshore Manor Hillside

200 City Park Dr
Munising, Michigan