Monroe Housing Commission

20 N Roessler Street, Monroe, MI, 48162
(734) 242-5880

Monroe County

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About Monroe Housing Commission

Started in 1970, the Monroe Housing Commission manages public housing units in the City of Monroe operated and subsidized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Under its Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), HUD provides federal funding to entitled metropolitan cities and urban counties to meet their housing and community development needs. This program mandates that no less than 70 percent of the funds received must be used for activities that benefit low- and moderate-income persons.

The Monroe Housing Commission operates a total of 293 living units. These units are provided to individuals who meet the minimum eligibility requirements set forth by HUD. Please see the individual property links (River Park Plaza and Greenwood Townhouses) for more information.

All living units and facilities are completely smoke-free and provide residents with independent living options. In addition, the Monroe Housing Commission strives to enhance its residents' quality of living by offering a variety of educational and recreational programs. The Commission also schedules regular social activities for residents and child-specific programs for families.

Mission Statement

Our aim is to ensure safe, decent, and affordable housing; create opportunities for residents' self-sufficiency and economic independence; and assure fiscal integrity by all program participants.

Program Summary for Monroe Housing Commission

Monroe Housing Commission is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Monroe Housing Commission manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Monroe Housing Commission administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Monroe Housing Commission currently has Low-Rent as its program type. Monroe Housing Commission is located at 20 N Roessler Street, Monroe, MI, 48162 and serves the city of Monroe. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Monroe Housing Commission at, (734) 242-5880 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

Current Status Active
Size of Monroe Housing Commission compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher N/A
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Monroe Housing Commission is currently Open

2020 Income Limits for Monroe County, MI

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Monroe County, MI:

Median Income
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $28,250
  • $32,250
  • $36,300
  • $40,300
  • $43,550
  • $46,750
  • $50,000
  • $53,200
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $16,950
  • $19,400
  • $21,800
  • $26,200
  • $30,680
  • $35,160
  • $39,640
  • $44,120
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $45,150
  • $51,600
  • $58,050
  • $64,500
  • $69,700
  • $74,850
  • $80,000
  • $85,150

2017 Fair Market Rents for Monroe County, MI

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Monroe County, MI:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$530 $629 $836 $1148 $1152

Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Luna Pier Housing Commission Luna Pier Housing Commission Luna Pier MI N/A N/A Open 7.56 Miles Contact
Bedford Township Housing Commission Bedford Township Housing Commission Temperance MI N/A N/A Open 12.98 Miles Contact
Dundee Housing Commission Dundee Housing Commission Dundee MI N/A N/A Open 13.47 Miles Contact
Rockwood Housing Commission Rockwood Housing Commission Rockwood MI 199 412 Open 14.93 Miles Contact
Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) Toledo OH 4,600 2,777 Closed 20.41 Miles Contact
Taylor Housing Commission Taylor Housing Commission Taylor MI 347 132 Closed 20.67 Miles Contact

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Monroe Housing Commission Program Type:
  • Low Rent Units
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Monroe County Quick Facts

Population: 149,824
Persons Per Household: 2.55
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 13.1%
Homeownership Rate: 79.2%
Housing Units: 63,167
Yearly Income Per Person: $25,939
Median Household Income: $53,972