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.

The Section 8  wait list will open for new applicants on Monday, July 7, 2014.  A link to the online applications will be available by going to the Section 8 page on the bottom left of this page.  We will accept ONLY 250 on line applications.  The online electronic application link will become live on Monday, July 7, 2014 at 3:00 a.m. local time.  Applications will also be available at our office located at Riverview Terrace, 150 Pine Street Traverse City between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mon – Thurs.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  ONLY 100 applications will be available at our office.  The wait list will close when the limited number of available applications has been received.

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.    



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