Roseville Housing Commission

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Open: Roseville Housing Commission Senior Public Housing

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Roseville Housing Commission (RHC) Senior Public Hosing waiting list for apartments at The Eastland Senior Building and The Lawn Senior Buildings is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least August, 2015, until further notice.

This waiting list is for the following communities:

  • The Eastland Senior Building is located at 18330 Eastland Street. Senior citizens 62 + years old are eligible. All utilities are included, except for telephone and cable television.
  • The Lawn Senior Buildings are located at 25524 & 25525 Lawn Street. These buildings are designated for senior 62 + years of age & non elderly 50 + years old. All utilities are included, except for telephone and cable television.

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Pick up an application at the RHC office located at 18330 Eastland St., Roseville, MI 48066.
  2. Call the office at (586) 778-1360 to request an application by mail.

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

This waiting list has the following preferences: Residents of Roseville (living or working) are given preference over non resident applicants. 

For more information, visit the RHC website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (586)778-1360.

Last Updated on 08/03/2022.

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Closed: Roseville, Michigan Section 8 HCV

The Roseville Housing Commission (RHC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from March 28, 2020, until March 29, 2020.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete an online application.

The maximum income limits for each household size were as follows:

  • 1 Person = $26,750 | 5 Person = $41,250
  • 2 Person = $30,550 | 6 Person = $44,300
  • 3 Person = $34,350 | 7 Person = $47,350
  • 4 Person = $38,150 | 8 Person = $50,400

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

500 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the RHC website.

Sources: This information was verified by a representative of the Roseville Housing Commission, and its website, as of March 17, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Roseville, Michigan.

Last Updated on 09/25/2020.

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About Roseville Housing Commission

18330 Eastland Street, Roseville, MI | Visit Website | (586) 778-1360

Roseville Housing Commission provides affordable housing for up to 408 low and moderate income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs..

Housing Authority Jurisdiction

Low-income housing managed by Roseville Housing Commission is located in Roseville, MI.

Households with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher managed by this housing authority must rent within its jurisdiction.

About the Roseville Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Roseville Housing Commission manages 195 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Vouchers 195
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $646
Monthly Cost $126,050
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.