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Quick Links ​​​​

  • Housing Waiting List  for Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) or Affordable Housing (units owned by AAHC)
  • Eviction Prevention​ call HAWC at 734-961-1999. Call Legal Aid at 734-665-6181 or visit Michiganlegalhelp.org to understand your options & how to protect yourself.
  • Donations​ for Support Services for Affordable Housing Projects (includes youth summer and after-school programs, community building such as community gardens and art programs, food programs, eviction prevention, job programs, and health programs)​
  • Community Presentation about the AAHC, local affordable housing market, and local housing development initiatives
  • Current and Historic Plans
  • Freedom of Information Request - Summary, Procedure and Guidelines, Itemization
  • Supportive services study​​ analyzing the impact of tenant supportive services offered at eight Housing Commission properties in 2020-21​​

Mission ​Statement

Diversity, equity and inclusion is important to the Ann Arbor Housing Commission's mission of providing affordable housing to low-income individuals and families and is critical to ensuring the well-being of our staff and the communities we serve. We strive to create an environment where employees are valued and empowered to positively support our mission. The Ann Arbor Housing Commission will advocate for public and private-sector policies that challenge systems that create inequity, oppression and disparity and work with community partners to bring about positive change.​

Black Lives Matter

The Ann Arbor Housing Commission (AAHC) supports the goals of the Black Lives Matter movement and other social justice movements to en​d systemic inequity and to support justice and equality for marginalized people, and in particular, black people. As a nonprofit organization and public housing authority, we provide affordable housing to low-income families and individuals. As a community service provider, it is our mission to support our families whose lives are impacted by systemic inequality. Read the full resolution.

Ann Arbor Housing Commission Agency Plan

The AAHC is dedicated to​ meeting the local housing needs and goals. Annually, the commission assesses the needs and creates a plan that addresses the policies, programs, operations and strategies required to meet those needs and goals. This comprehensive plan is required by HUD and is known as the Annual Agency Plan​

5YR Agency Plan FY20-24 (including Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Plan)

In the News

New study highlights success of Ann Arbor’s supportive housing model​​ (5/21/22)

$3M federal earmark to help Ann Arbor affordable housing sites go solar (3/24/22)​

​Affordable housing project at "Y" Lot (350 S 5th) updated (6/15/21)

Next steps ​for ​​developing 415 W Washington (​​6/3/21)​

​Ann Arbor DDA upgrades planned in coordination with affordable housing (3/24/21)​

Q&A: AAHC Director Jennifer Hall explains $397M​ affordable housing plan (1/8/21)​

Ann Arbor voters approve affordable housing millage (11/4/20)​

HUD RAD Case Study — AAHC

Public Notice

Affordable Connectivity Program Outreach

HUD recently announced actions to expand broadband to more than 4 million HUD-assisted families, as part of the administration's outreach efforts on the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). Households receiving HUD rental assistance qualify for ACP benefits, but to receive them, families need to enroll in the program at GetInternet.gov.  Find out more about the HUD Affordable Connectivity Program by visiting https://www.hud.gov/connecthomeusa.​


Waiting List Opening​

AAHC will ONLY accept applications for Elderly Households. Elderly person MUST be at least 62 including spouse, co-head, and other adult for Lurie Terrace. Elderly applicants of Courthouse Square MUST be at least 55 however, the spouse, co-head, or other adult MUST be at least 50​. All applications will be reviewed to ensure that the applicant family size qualifies for the PBV unit and meets the age requirements, all other applications will be denied.

 

AAHC offers Preferences to Disabled, Homeless, and Washtenaw County resident households.

 

All applications must be submitted online. Paper application are not accepted, no exceptions. If you require reasonable accommodation to complete an application, please call us at 734-794-6720

 

ONLINE APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT: https://housing.a2gov.org/

 

Please note:  Applications are accepted online only through Commission’s web page.  Applications can be completed through any computer with internet access and a valid email address.  If you do not have an email address, please visit www.yahoo.com or www.gmail.com to set up and obtain a FREE email account.  The application should take about 15-30 minutes. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone.

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COVID-19 Notice


AAHC Offices During COVID-19

As of August 2, 2021 the Ann Arbor Housing Commission offices at 727 Miller (Miller Manor), 2000 S. Industrial, 106 Packard (Baker Commons), and 717 N Maple (West Arbor) will re-open. (Everyone must wear a mask when entering all of our facilities)

  • All staff contact information is listed in the staff directory​.
  • Please contact our main phone line at 734 794-6720 for all concerns. If you leave a voicemail, staff are responding to voicemail and email from home.
  • If you have lost your job or have reduced income, please contact our office immediately so that we can complete an Interim Change Certification.
  • Documents and rent can be left in our locked drop boxes outside the front door at 2000 S. Industrial, at 727 Miller, and inside the front door at 106 Packard.
  • Additional outdoor locked boxes are installed at 1504 Broadway, 2724 Hikone, 880 S. Maple (Maple Meadows) and 717 N Maple (West Arbor).

IS COVID-19 MAKING IT HARD TO MAKE ENDS MEET?

Click here to reach out to one of our community's Barrier Busters agencies to help you pay your bills as soon as possible.  A full list of Barrier Busters agencies can be found at Washtenaw.org/2818.


 AAHC Property Maintenance

After hours work order li​​ne: 734.​​794.6720, ext. 2​​​​



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Ann Arbor Housing Commission

727 Miller Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Monday-Friday Hours:

9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m.

Email: [email protected]
PH: 734.794-6720
Fax: 734.994-0781


 

Finance and Administrative Office

2000  S. Industrial Street
Ann Arbor, MI  48104

Monday-Friday Hours: 

8 a.m-4 p.m.

Email: [email protected]
PH: 734.794-6720 x47205
Fax: 734.996-3018

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