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Housing Commission

The Kent County Housing Commission’s
Section 8 Waitlist is currently closed.

Waitlist Information

Kent County Housing Commission (KCHC) administers a fixed number of vouchers through HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher Program. These vouchers provide rental assistance to extremely-low and low-income households. Vouchers administered by KCHC become available to program-eligible applicants on the waitlist, when existing voucher holders leave the program.

Waitlist Process

When vouchers become available, the Kent County Housing Commission will determine if a current waitlist applicant is eligible to participate in the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Applicants will be selected in order of their rank number on the waitlist. KCHC will contact applicants, via U.S. mail, to give them an opportunity to fill out a full application. Applicants are required to complete this application and submit any documentation requested by KCHC. The Kent County Housing Commission will use this information to determine program eligibility.

KCHC will only contact waitlist applicants by mail. Applicants are required to keep a current mailing address on file at the Kent County Housing Commission in order to remain on the waitlist. If an applicant has a change in their mailing address, they must notify the Kent County Housing Commission in writing, within 10 calendar days of the change. Mailing address change submissions must include the applicant's name, old mailing address, new mailing address, date and applicant’s signature.

Submissions can be dropped off in person during normal business hours, or mailed to:

Kent County Housing Commission
82 Ionia NW, Ste 390
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Contact Us

Housing Commission

82 Ionia Avenue, NW
Suite 390
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 632-7400

(616) 632-7405

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