2020 Waiting List Opening
MELVINDALE HOUSING COMMISSION ACCEPTING
PRE-APPLICATIONS FOR HOUSING CHOICE
VOUCHER WAITING LIST LOTTERY
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 Thursday, February 20, 2019 at 12:01 a.m. EST through Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Pre-applications will be accepted online at
and will NOT be accepted at the Housing Commission’s office, nor by fax or by mail.
Lottery: The date and time the 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).
** PLEASE NOTE THAT PREFERENCES CLAIMED WILL BE VERIFIED!!! DOCUMENTATION MUST SUPPORT PREFERENCE(S) CLAIMED.
Families who live or work in the City of Melvindale;
Honorable Discharged Veterans;
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.
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 availableFriday, February 21, 2020 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.
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.
Date of Notice: January 29, 2020