Plymouth Housing Commission is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency, Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), and Family Unification Program (FUP) programs.
Plymouth Housing Commission serves Oakland County, Wayne County, Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor Township, Center Line, Clinton Township, Eastpointe, Fraser, Harrison Township, Mount Clemens, Roseville, Salem, Shelby Township, St. Clair Shores, Sterling Heights, Utica, Warren, Whitmore Lake, Ypsilanti and Ypsilanti Township but does not serve Addison Township, Brandon Township, Clarkston, Gibraltar, Groveland, Highland Township, Holly, Holly Township, Independence Township, Lake Orion, Leonard, Lyon Township, Milford, Milford Township, Northville, Oakland Township, Orchard Lake Village, Orion, Orion Township, Ortonville, Oxford, Oxford Township, Rose Township, Springfield Township, Sumpter Township, Sylvan Lake, Van Buren Township, White Lake Township and Wolverine Lake.
|Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne County Area, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher||Closed|
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.
Plymouth Housing Commission Website: https://www.phchousing.net/.
Plymouth Housing Commission Phone: (734) 455-3670.
More information about Plymouth Housing Commission can be found on its website at https://www.phchousing.net/.
Representatives of Plymouth Housing Commission may be available by phone at (734) 455-3670. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
Submit changes in writing to the Plymouth Housing Commission, 1160 Sheridan Street, Plymouth, MI 48170.
As of January 16th, 2022, it is not known if Plymouth Housing Commission is processing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of 04/05/2019, Plymouth Housing Commission is absorbing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Plymouth Housing Commission manages 1,980 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2021:
|Standard||Family Unification||Tenant Protection||Ported Out||Non-Elderly Disabled|
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher||$608||$668||$783||$1,548||$571|
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 9% having issued approximately 220 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years0 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 15 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $13,845 per year. 93% of households were very low income (VLI) and 68% were extremely low income (ELI). 32% 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 61% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 61% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 18% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 18% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
53% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 51% of households with children have a female head of household. 88% of all households were headed by a female.
81% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 79% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Plymouth Housing Commission Housing Choice Voucher program, 23% include at least one person with a disability. 38% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 63% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
27% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 33% with 2 bedrooms and 41% with 3 or more bedrooms. 18% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.
The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Plymouth Housing Commission voucher holders in 2016 was $375 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $600. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $158.
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.