Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program (Section 8)

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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.

Waitlist Opening

 

The Housing Choice Voucher Program

(Section 8)

Waitlist Opening

September 20-24, 2021

 

The waitlist for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program (Section 8), administered by the Jackson Housing Commission (JHC), located in Jackson, MI 49201, opens at 7:30am on Monday September 20, 2021 and will close promptly at 4:00pm on Friday, September 24, 2021.  Applications are only available and accepted online at www.jacksonhousing-mi.org.  Please note that kiosks are available for applicants to submit their HCV/Section 8 Applications online, at Chalet Terrace, 316 Barberry Drive, Jackson, MI 49203; Shahan Blackstone North, 109 Shahan Drive, Jackson, MI 49202 and the JHC Administrative/Section 8 Office, 301 Steward Avenue, Bldg. C, Jackson, MI 49201, September 20-24, 2021, from 7:30am to 4:00pm.  Only one thousand (1,000) completed applications selected through a lottery randomizer will comprise the final HCV/Section 8 Waitlist. Late submissions will not be accepted.

JHC Section 8 Waiting List update:

Our online waitlist portal which ran from 09/16/17 – 09/24/17 received 2,304 applications for the section 8 waitlist.

From the entire pool of applicants, JHC had the following number of occurrences:

1464       Jackson County Resident
126       Elderly (62) or older
772       Disabled
32       U.S. Veteran
833       Homeless
240       Involuntarily Displaced

1,000 applicants were chosen at random by 3rd party computer software and applicants will be notified by mail as to whether their lottery number was 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 lottery number is pulled, they will be removed from the waitlist.

If you'd like to check your waitlist status, please visit this link: https://jacksonhcs82017.hdswaitinglist.com/ and choose: "Search Existing Record" then enter either your applicant information or confirmation number.

Section 8 Documents
 
 

The Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8)

Waitlist is CLOSED