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Grand Rapids Housing Commission

Affordable Housing for West Michigan

Hope Community Donor & Volunteer Opportunities

Hope Community Rapid Re-Housing Program provides housing and supportive services to homeless women and children in our community.

Hope Community is in urgent need of donations—furniture and household items, baby care essentials and more. This 501(c)(3) organization also needs volunteers to pick up donations, help with facility maintenance, and provide services ranging from resident tutoring to car repairs. Click Hope Community Wish List for further details about how you can make a tax-deductible donation of goods or services.

GRHC Lead RSS Specialist/FSS Coordinator Laura Oesch explains how you can help support Hope Community residents!

Section 8 Waiting List Update

The GRHC received more than 7,400 applications during our June 19-30 Section 8 open enrollment period. A computerized random lottery has been conducted and 5,000 new applicants have been added to our Section 8 waiting list.

If you applied June 19-30, 2017, click here to check the status of your Section 8 application.

Please note that the GRHC does not use “position numbers” for Section 8 applicants. Click more information about the waiting list to read an explanation of this policy.

The Grand Rapids Housing Commission (GRHC) provides housing assistance to low-income residents of Grand Rapids, Michigan. We currently serve more than 3,900 West Michigan families.

The GRHC operates seven low-income housing developments, including family housing and apartments for seniors and disabled persons. We also administer federal Section 8 rental subsidy programs, home ownership programs and a transitional housing program.

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