About Roseville Housing Commission

The Roseville Housing Commission is a Section 8 and Public Housing public housing agency in Roseville, Michigan.

The Roseville Housing Commission serves Roseville.

Roseville Housing Commission Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Now

The Roseville Housing Commission is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for senior/disabled individuals only.

This Housing Commission has two apartment communities dedicated to senior/disabled individuals:

The Eastland Senior Building and The Lawn Senior Buildings, all utilities are included in the rent.

To apply for public housing, you can pick up an application at their office located at 18330 Eastland St., Roseville, MI 48066, during normal office hours, or you can have one mailed to you by calling the office at 586-778-1360, during normal office hours.

Once your application has been completed it can be mailed or hand delivered to the above address. 

This Housing Commission lists the following preferences that may improve your spot on the waiting list as: LIving and/or working in Roseville.

For more information please contact the Housing Commission at 586-778-1360.

Summary

  • What: Roseville Housing Commission Public Housing Opening
  • Preferences For: Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School 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 08/06/2015.

Public Housing Waiting List: Closed

The Roseville Housing Commission (RHC) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for senior/disabled individuals.

Please note: The RHC does not offer a Public Housing program for families.

The RHC has two apartment communities dedicated to senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the RHC to pick up a pre-application, located at 18330 Eastland Street, Roseville, MI 48066, during normal office hours.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. 

No documents are needed at this time.

The RHC does have a preference for applicants that live and/or work in Roseville.

For more information, call the RHC office at (586) 778-1360 during normal office hours.

Last Updated on 08/06/2015.


About the Roseville Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of March 31st, 2016 the Roseville Housing Commission manages 284 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard
Vouchers 284
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $511
Monthly Cost $145,112

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Roseville 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 13% having issued approximately 22 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 1 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 59 months on the waiting list1.

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 $13,129 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 70% were extremely low income (ELI). 31% of households had wages as a major source of income, 0% 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.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 63% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 22% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 13% 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.

54% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 53% of households with children have a female head of household. 88% of all households were headed by a female.

65% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 63% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Roseville Housing Commission Housing Choice Voucher program, 26% include at least one person with a disability. 45% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 79% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

27% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 37% with 2 bedrooms and 36% with 3 or more bedrooms. 19% 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 Roseville Housing Commission voucher holders in 2016 was $351 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $607. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $118.



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.


Affordable Apartments near Roseville Housing Commission

18330 Eastland St
Eastland Senior Apartments is a 134 unit low income housing apartment community in Roseville.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance
31738 Nardelli Ln
The Meadows is a 124 unit low income housing apartment community in Roseville.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance
25135 Pearl St
25135 Pearl is a 1 unit low income housing apartment community in Roseville.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Roseville.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit