Welcome to the Southfield Housing Commission Housing Choice Voucher waiting list application.
This web-based process will assist you in applying for a place on the waiting list for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program. You may apply at any time during the online registration's open enrollment period (see "Registration Status" box to the right for this period). Upon the closing of the enrollment period, the SHC will conduct a random lottery of all eligible applications and place selected applicants on the Southfield Housing Commission's Housing Choice Voucher waiting list.
Upon completion of registration, you should write down the tracking number. Applicants can return to this page after the lottery has been conducted to check whether they were selected by clicking the "Search Existing Record" button to the right and entering the tracking number.
YOU WILL ONLY BE ABLE TO CHECK THE STATUS OF YOUR APPLICATION FOR 72 HOURS AFTER THE LOTTERY HAS BEEN COMPLETED.
NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-INS PLEASE!!!
To successfully apply, you will need to provide the Southfield Housing Commission with the following information:
First and last names of all members of your household.
Social security numbers of all members of your household.
Date of birth of all members of your household.
The total gross annual income of your household. This includes Supplemental Security Income (SSI), wages, Social Security, and Department of Human Service (DHS/FIA excluding food stamps) Assistance, child support, pension and any other continuous income received.
A valid address to which the SHC staff can send correspondence.
A valid phone number at which the SHC can contact you.
In order to meet the Southfield Housing Commission’s eligibility criteria, please note the following:
Provide accurate information. Submission of false information or misrepresentation will result in disqualification from the lottery and may result in loss of eligibility to participate in the Housing Choice Voucher program.
Only one application per household. Submission of multiple applications will result in disqualification from the lottery.
Applicant must not exceed the household Very Low Income Limit
1 Person $27,500
2 People $31,400
3 People $35,350
4 People $39,250
5 People $42,400
6 People $45,550
7 People $48,700
8 People $51,850
Please note that this is not an official HUD form and is used only for determining eligibility for placement on the Housing Choice Voucher program waiting list.