Detroit Housing Commission

1301 E. Jefferson, Detroit, MI, 48207
(313) 877-8000



Wayne County

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About Detroit Housing Commission

Welcome to the Detroit Housing Commission’s (“DHC”) website! This website includes information about our many housing programs and affordable housing developments, services to our customers, and contact information. We provide quality affordable housing in a safe living environment for low and moderate- income persons throughout the Detroit Metropolitan area.

As the largest public housing agency in Michigan, we continue to be a catalyst for change. We are pleased with the transformation DHC has made over the last few years. We have modernized our public housing stock, developed state of the art affordable housing in mixed-income communities, and streamlined internal processes to ensure excellent customer service. In addition, we work to enhance quality of life for the people we serve by offering our customers opportunities to participate in a multitude of community, educational, recreational, homeownership, and training programs. Please check our website regularly for updates to programs, events, and what’s happening at DHC.


Mission Statement

The Detroit Housing Commission will effectively and efficiently develop, manage and preserve quality affordable housing.

Program Summary for Detroit Housing Commission

Detroit 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. Detroit Housing Commission manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Detroit Housing Commission administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Detroit Housing Commission currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Detroit Housing Commission is located at 1301 E. Jefferson, Detroit, MI, 48207 and serves the city of Detroit. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Detroit Housing Commission at, (313) 877-8000 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Detroit 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 Detroit Housing Commission is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Wayne 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 Wayne County, MI:

Median Income
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Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $23,450
  • $26,800
  • $30,150
  • $33,450
  • $36,150
  • $38,850
  • $41,500
  • $44,200
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $14,050
  • $16,050
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $37,450
  • $42,800
  • $48,150
  • $53,500
  • $57,800
  • $62,100
  • $66,350
  • $70,650

2017 Fair Market Rents for Wayne 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 Wayne County, MI:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$578 $701 $911 $1207 $1300



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Hamtramck Housing Commission Hamtramck Housing Commission Hamtramck MI 29 80 Open 5.06 Miles Contact
Highland Park Housing Commission Highland Park Housing Commission Highland Park MI N/A N/A Open 5.9 Miles Contact
Dearborn Housing Commission Dearborn Housing Commission Dearborn MI N/A N/A Open 7.29 Miles Contact
River Rouge Housing Commission River Rouge Housing Commission River Rouge MI 249 300 Open 7.59 Miles Contact
Ecorse Housing Commission Ecorse Housing Commission Ecorse MI N/A N/A Open 7.86 Miles Contact
Melvindale Housing Commission Melvindale Housing Commission Melvindale MI 134 199 Open 8.45 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Detroit Housing Commission Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
4,857
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Wayne County Quick Facts

Population: 1,764,804
Persons Per Household: 2.66
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 22.6%
Homeownership Rate: 64.8%
Housing Units: 816,549
Yearly Income Per Person: $22,308
Median Household Income: $41,184