Muskegon Housing Commission

This housing agency serves Muskegon County, Michigan.

Waiting List
Closed: Muskegon Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Muskegon Housing Commission Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Muskegon Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List


Please note: The Muskegon Housing Commission covers Muskegon County, MI.

The Muskegon Housing Commission (MHC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is s opening soon for application submission for one day only, on May 18, 2016 from 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm ET.



Please note: 



  • Applicants can only submit an application if they picked one up on May 12, 2016.
  • This waiting list has preferences. This means that applicants who qualify for these preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of these preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance.
To apply during the opening period, the completed application must be dropped off to the MHC office at the address above, on May 18, 2016 from 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm.


This waiting list has the following preferences: Elderly, near elderly, disabled.


Important note: Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list must inform the housing authority immediately if your application information changes (such as contact information, income, and household members). In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Contact the housing authority to find out how to update application information. 


Applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time of application submission, by order of preferences.



For more information, visit the MHC website, or call the office at (231) 722-2647.

Open Until Further Notice: Muskegon Housing Commission Public Housing Waiting List

The Muskegon Housing Commission (MHC) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.The MHC offers two Public Housing communities for families and senior/disabled individuals:

  1. Hartford Terrace has one bedroom units for senior/disabled individuals.
  2. The Family Public Housing program has duplexes for families that require two or bedrooms.
To apply, download the Family Public Housing, or Hartford Terrace pre-application, then print and complete.Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to 1080 Terrace Street, Muskegon, MI 49442, from 9:30 am until 5:45 pm EDT, Monday-Thursday.Be sure to include these documents with your application: Proof of all income, birth certificates, Social Security Cards, photo IDs for all adult household members, food stamp award letter, and bank statements.The MHC does have a preference point system: Near elderly, elderly, and those who receive disability income.For more information, visit the MHC website, or call the office at (231) 722-2647 from 9:30 am until 5:45 pm, Monday-Thursday.

About The Agency

Muskegon Housing Commission provides affordable housing for up to 369 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

1080 Terrace, Muskegon, MI

Visit Website(231) 722-2647

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Muskegon Housing Commission?

Muskegon Housing Commission serves 172 low-income households. The agency manages 207 Housing Choice Vouchers and -1 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Muskegon Housing Commission?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 81 percent of households served by Muskegon Housing Commission. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 96 percent of Muskegon Housing Commission households.

How many Muskegon Housing Commission residents are employed?

Working adults head 22 households and make up 13 percent of households served by Muskegon Housing Commission.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Muskegon Housing Commission?

There are 111 female-headed renter households living in Muskegon Housing Commission housing. Households headed by females are 65% of those served by the Muskegon Housing Commission.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Muskegon Housing Commission renters?

Black 119
White 50
Hispanic 2

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Muskegon Housing Commission?

There are 63 households headed by seniors served by the Muskegon Housing Commission. Senior households are 37% of households in Muskegon Housing Commission housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Muskegon Housing Commission housing?

There are 86 persons with disabilities living in Muskegon Housing Commission housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 50% of households served by the Muskegon Housing Commission.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Muskegon Housing Commission?

The Muskegon Housing Commission is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

How often does Muskegon Housing Commission open new waiting lists?

Muskegon Housing Commission’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on May 12, 2016 and closed on May 12, 2016.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Muskegon Housing Commission

Hartford Terrace

1080 Terrace St, Muskegon, Michigan 49442

payment Subsidized