Housing Choice Voucher Program

LHC LogoThe Lapeer Housing Commission administers 122 Housing Choice Voucher Rental Subsidies for the use within the City of Lapeer.  This program is funded directly by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 


Program Description

The Lapeer Housing Commission jurisdiction is within the city limits of Lapeer.  Units for vouchers administered by the Lapeer Housing Commission must be located within the city limits.  Location of rental units can be researched at www.michiganhousinglocator.com.   

The participant’s rent amount will be based on their current income.  Generally, the tenant is responsible for 30% of their adjusted monthly income towards their rent plus utilities.

Potential New Waitlist Applicants

Lapeer Housing Commission Waitlist Status - 

***PRESS RELEASE***

The Lapeer Housing Commission (LHC) is accepting Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program applications from 8am Mon, November 26th, 2018, through 12pm Thurs, December 6th, 2018.  The HCV Program (aka Section 8) is a federally subsidized rental assistance program for income eligible participants.  Anyone within the U.S. may apply; however, people who work or live within the city limits of Lapeer will have preference on the waitlist.  Proof of City of Lapeer residency must be supplied with the application to receive preference.  There is no preference for being homeless.  The LHC jurisdiction is within the city limits of Lapeer only.  Depending on family size, the maximum gross income that would qualify is $24,850 for a single person, $46,800, for an 8 person family (subject to change).  LHC follows all Fair Housing Rules and Regulations. 

 Applications will be available the following ways, and previous versions will not be accepted:

  • Lapeer Housing Commission HCV Online Application Form
  • You may pick up an application, via walk-in, between the hours of 8:00am and 12:00pm, Monday, November 26th, 2018 through Thursday, December 6th, 2018 @ 544 N. Saginaw St., Lapeer, MI 48446 (Riverview Towers, 1st floor Housing Improvement Office).

 *COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED @ LAPEER HOUSING COMMISSION, 544 N. SAGINAW ST., STE. 106, LAPEER, MI 48446, VIA MAIL, DROP-BOX, OR IN PERSON FROM NOVEMBER 26TH, 2018 THROUGH DECEMBER 6TH, 2018, BETWEEN 8:00AM AND 12:00PM.  

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS 12PM NOON, DECEMBER 6TH, 2018: NO EXCEPTIONS

Applying to the Lapeer Housing Commission’s Housing Choice Voucher waitlist is separate/different from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) HCV program waitlist; and people who have applied for the MSHDA program will not lose their place on that waitlist solely due to completing an application for the Lapeer Housing Commission.


Current Waitlist Members

If you have a change in your contact information, please notify our office immediately.  If your contact information is not updated and documentation is returned to our office, your name will be removed from the waitlist and you then must reapply to an open waitlist. 

Current Voucher Participants or all other inquiries

Our office is open Monday and Thursday between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 p.m. and Wednesday by appointment only.  If documentation needs to be submitted and it is after normal business hours, please use the secure drop box located directly outside the office door which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for your convenience.

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