Taylor Housing Commission

15270 S Plaza Drive
Taylor, Wayne County, Michigan 48180

Taylor Housing Commission is a Public Housing Agency in Taylor, Michigan that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), and Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) programs. As of January 22nd, 2020, Taylor Housing Commission has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Taylor, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List has opened and is accepting applications now. The waiting list is scheduled to close on January 31st, 2020. The Maplewood Manor Senior and Disabled Project-Based Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Taylor Housing Commission serves Taylor.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Taylor, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Open Now
Maplewood Manor Senior and Disabled Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice

Open Taylor Housing Commission Waiting Lists

Open Now: Taylor, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Taylor Housing Commission (THC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted from January 15, 2020, until January 31, 2020. The open and close time has not yet been confirmed.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

500 applicants will be placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the THC website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via johnc@taylorhousing.org.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 01/15/2020.

Open Until Further Notice: Maplewood Manor Senior and Disabled Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Senior and Disabled Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Taylor Housing Commission (THC) waiting list for Near-Elderly (55+) or Disabled Public Housing apartments at Maplewood Manor is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least January, 2020, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the THC website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Taylor, Michigan.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (734) 287-2491.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 01/03/2020.

About Taylor Housing Commission

More information about Taylor Housing Commission can be found on its website at http://www.taylorhousing.org/.

Representatives of Taylor Housing Commission may be available by phone at (734) 287-2491. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 01/22/2020, it is not known if Taylor Housing Commission is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Taylor Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Taylor Housing Commission manages 936 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, 2019:

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 805 26 3
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $603 $355 $1,938
Monthly Cost $485,458 $9,241 $5,813

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Taylor 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 16% having issued approximately 55 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 2 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 77 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.5 persons and has a household income of $12,400 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 74% were extremely low income (ELI). 32% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 59% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 63% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 17% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 17% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

53% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 52% of households with children have a female head of household. 88% of all households were headed by a female.

67% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 63% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Taylor Housing Commission Housing Choice Voucher program, 16% include at least one person with a disability. 30% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 57% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

22% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 28% with 2 bedrooms and 49% with 3 or more bedrooms. 24% 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 Taylor Housing Commission voucher holders in 2016 was $325 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $628. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $151.



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.


Public Housing Operated by Taylor Housing Commission

Maplewood Senior Apartments

15270 S Plaza Dr
Taylor, MI