The Melvindale Housing Commission (MHC) will open its waiting list lottery for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program and begin accepting pre-applications on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. EST through Sunday, October 24, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Pre- applications will be accepted online at the following website link.

VOUCHER WAITING LIST LOTTERY

How to Apply:Pre-applications will be accepted on-line and may be submitted anytime day or night during the waiting list lottery opening from any computer or mobile device with internet access.



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** PLEASE NOTE THAT PREFERENCES CLAIMED WILL BE VERIFIED!!! DOCUMENTATION MUST SUPPORT PREFERENCE(S) CLAIMED.

Preferences include: 

Honorable Discharged Veterans;

PRE-APPLICATIONS FOR HOUSING CHOICE

LOTTERY: The date and timethe pre-application is submitted during the waiting list lottery opening period does not determine whether a pre-application will be selected for the waiting list.  Pre-applications will be selected using a random lottery system via a third party. MHC will accept 1,000 applications during the waiting list lottery opening period. Applicants will be placed on the waiting list by random lottery and according to                        MHC preference(s).

Reasonable Accommodation: Any computer or mobile device with internet access can be used to complete the pre-application.  If you need assistance completing an application, a Melvindale Housing Commission employee will be available Friday, October 22, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.at 3501 Oakwood Blvd., Melvindale, MI.   Other Requests for a reasonable accommodation due to disability can be made by calling our office at (313) 429-1095, prior to the deadline for applying.   Coogan Terrace has a computer library that may be used to submit applications online.


NO Charge to Apply: There is no cost to apply for housing and a credit report is not needed to apply.


Submission of pre-application does not guarantee placement on the waiting list, eligibility or an offer of a Housing Choice Voucher
 

Only one application per family will be accepted. Duplicate applications will be rejected by the application software.




MELVINDALE HOUSING COMMISSION ACCEPTING

Families who live or work in the City of Melvindale;

Applications will not be accepted at the Housing Commission's office, nor by fax or by mail. MHC does have a computer lab that applicants may use to put in their application.