The Department of Housing and Community Development is Westland's public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.
The Department of Housing and Community Development manages several funded programs including:
Homebuyer Assistance Program
Emergency Home Rehabilitation
General Home Rehabilitation
Surplus Commodities Distribution
The Department of Housing and Community Development assists the Westland Housing Commission in providing opportunities for residents to receive rental assistance at a number of subsidized housing units. The program utilized for this subsidy is the Housing Choice Voucher program (commonly known as Section 8).