Eligibility Calculator

Am I eligible for Public Housing, and what would my rent be if I am eligible?

Income for families admitted to public housing have to be within HUD-established income limits.
The following are the current Low Income Limits for the Detroit area:
HUD Low Income Limits (updated March 28, 2016)
# of persons 1 person2 persons3 persons4 persons5 persons6 persons7 persons8 persons9 persons10 persons11 persons12 persons
Low Income Limit 39700 45400 51050 56700 61250 65800 70350 74850 79400 83950 88500 93000
Rent in public housing can be based on income.
To estimate your income eligibility and rent, please answer each question in the “Your Answer” column.
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HUD considers certain household circumstances which may reduce a family’s rent.
Please answer each question.


This is your estimated adjusted annual income
NOTE: Families can select to pay a flat rent, which is based on the number of bedrooms.
Below is DHC’s current flat rent schedule:
Estimated Monthly Income-Based Flat Rent
# of bedrooms 0 bedrooms1 bedroom2 bedrooms3 bedrooms4 bedrooms5 bedrooms6 bedrooms
Flat Rent 619 686 829 986 1017 1130 1277
NOTE: This information is only an estimate of possible eligibility and rent. Families admitted to DHC’s Low Income Public Housing Program must first apply for housing and subsequently meet both eligibility and suitability criteria before an offer of housing is made. Information provided by families must be verified by DHC. This estimate is not a guarantee of income eligibility, should not be considered an offer of housing by DHC, whether implied or expressed, nor does it obligate the DHC in any manner to offer housing to your family.

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Administrative Office

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm

1301 East Jefferson
Detroit, Michigan 48207

313-877-8151 Fax
TYY/TDD 800-222-3679

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Assisted Housing (Section 8) Customer Service Center
Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday 8:30am to 3:00pm

2211 Orleans
Detroit, Michigan 48207

313-393-3229 Fax
TYY/TDD 800-222-3679

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