Housing Choice Voucher through MSHDA only…(not the TCHC wait list)


We wanted to pass this important information on you!
MSHDA (Michigan State Housing & Development Authority) currently is accepting applicationS for their Housing Choice Voucher wait list.

Are You Low-Income and Need Assistance Paying Your Rent?

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority’s (MSHDA) Housing Choice Voucher Program (formerly termed Section 8) will be opening the Antrim, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska & Leelanau County waiting list on September 1, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. EST. The list will close on November 29, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Applications are available on-line only; no paper applications will be available or accepted.

Submit your application online at: https://webapp.mshda.cgi-bps.com/


www.michigan.gov/mshda and click on:

Eligible applicants received through the website will be entered on the waiting list in the order received (date and time). Preference will be given to Antrim, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska & Leelanau County residents.

**If you or a household member is disabled and requires a reasonable accommodation to apply for the MSHDA Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List, please call (517) 241-8986 for assistance with your application.**


Welcome to the Traverse City Housing Commission.  Created in 1966 by the City of Traverse City, the Housing Commission operates Riverview Terrace and Orchardview, along with the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Applications are always accepted for Riverview Terrace and Orchardview.  Our apartments are filled by use of a waiting list, which is the first step for all applicants.  If you are interested in information and/or an application for Riverview Terrace or Orchardview, please see the page tabs above.

You can access information regarding potentially available rental units by utilizing the links in the “Blogroll” section of our web page, located to the left.  This information is provided to give those searching for housing a base to start from.  You must contact the individual landlords to determine if there are available units and what each landlords requirements for occupancy are.  Also located in the “Blogroll” section is a link to the State of Michigan Landlord Tenant Handbook and Habitat for Humanity – Grand Traverse Region.

If you would like to contact us regarding a personal question or if personal information is contained in your contact, please use our email address     tchc@tcpha.net        instead of posting a comment on the web page.