Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission

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Open Until Further Notice: Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission Public Housing Waiting List

The Sault Ste. Marie Housing Commission (SSMHC) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.The SSMHC offers two Public Housing communities with 263 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.To apply, pick up a pre-application at the SSMHC, located at 608 Pine Street, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm EDT, Monday-Friday.Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.Be sure to include these documents with your application: Birth certificates, Social Security Cards, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.The SSMHC does not have a preference. Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the application is received.For more information, visit the SSMHC website, or call the office at (906) 635-5841 during normal office hours.

About The Agency

Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission provides affordable housing for up to 314 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

608 Pine Street, Sault Ste. Marie, MI

(906) 635-5841

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 Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission?

Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission serves 297 low-income households. The agency manages 50 Housing Choice Vouchers and 252 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 52 percent of households served by Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 84 percent of Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission households.

How many Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission residents are employed?

Working adults head 92 households and make up 31 percent of households served by Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission?

There are 204 female-headed renter households living in Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission housing. Households headed by females are 69% of those served by the Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission renters?

Black 9
Native American 62
White 223
Hispanic 3

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission?

There are 109 households headed by seniors served by the Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission. Senior households are 37% of households in Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission housing?

There are 68 persons with disabilities living in Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 23% of households served by the Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission?

The Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission is rated as a high 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.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Sault Ste Marie Housing Commission

James Riverview Terrace

300 E Water St, Sault S Marie, Michigan 49783

payment Subsidized

Sault Ste Marie Scattered

1105 E 8th Ave, Sault S Marie, Michigan 49783

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

West Bridge Apartments

633 W Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan 49783

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible