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What is Public Housing?
Who is Eligible?
Public housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Public housing comes in all sizes and types, from scattered single family houses to highrise apartments for elderly families. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) administers Federal aid to local housing agencies that manage the housing for low-income residents at rents they can afford. HUD furnishes technical and professional assistance in planning, developing and managing these developments.
Public housing is limited to low-income families and individuals. An Housing Agency determines your eligibility based on: 1) annual gross income; 2) whether you qualify as elderly, a person with a disability, or as a family; and 3) U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status. If you are eligible, the Housing Agency will check your references to make sure you and your family will be good tenants. Housing Agencies will deny admission to any applicant whose habits and practices may be expected to have a detrimental effect on other tenants or on the project's environment.
Monroe County Housing Commission's
Bedford Housing Commission
Ivor Lindsay Apartments
8745 Lewis Avenue
Temperance, MI 48182
The Bedford Township Housing offers one Public Housing community with 97 units for senior/disabled individuals. For more information, please call 734-847-3950 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Luna Pier Housing Commission
10885 Ellen Street
Luna Pier, MI 48157
The Luna Pier Housing Commission offers one Public Housing community with 101 units ranging in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms for families and senior/disabled individuals. For more information, please call 734-848-2355.
Dundee Housing Commission
529 Rawson St.
Dundee, MI 48131
Dundee Housing Commission provides the senior and disabled community with affordable independent-living apartment units. Each of our 75 units comes equipped with a number of amenities at no additional charge to you.
Being a federally monitored facility the Dundee Housing Commission is able to cover a number of your utilities including garbage, water, and heat. Pets are welcomed! Just ensure your fur baby is licensed, neutered and less than 20lbs. For more information, please call 734-529-2828.
Monroe Housing Commission
River Park Plaza
20 North Roessler
Monroe, MI 48162
River Park Plaza is an independent-living facility located at 20 North Roessler on the River Raisin. The units are handicap accessible, but not barrier-free, and maintained within a smoke-free building. Residents can choose from 71 efficiency units that begin at 396 square feet or 77 1-bedroom units that start at 462 square feet. Pets weighing 10 pounds and under are permitted, but a pet deposit is required. For more information, please call 734-242-5880.
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This list is not all inclusive of those resources available in our community.
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