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Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program (Section 8)

Section 8
Housing Choice Voucher
Director: Shari Boyce
Ph: 517.787.6326
Fax: 517.787.3255

The Jackson Housing Commission  administers 475 Housing Choice Vouchers in Jackson County, allowing approximately 1,160 people and 455 families to utilize HUD subsidy to find suitable housing of the family’s choice in the private rental market.


The waitlist for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program (Section 8), administered by the Jackson Housing Commission (JHC), located in Jackson, MI 49201 and is currently closed.

Previous applicants will be notified by mail and/or email as to when their application is pulled. Applicants will then be required to attend an orientation, followed by a one-on-one interview, and must submit all required documentation. Waitlist applicants must keep their contact information updated with the Jackson Housing Commission while they are on the waitlist.  If an applicant family is not able to be contacted when their application is pulled, they may be removed from the waitlist. Please keep your contact information updated by notifying the person listed above (Shari Boyce).  

If you'd like to check your waitlist status, please visit this link: and choose: "Search Existing Record" then enter either your applicant information or confirmation number.

Section 8 Documents
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