Housing & Community Development

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About

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.

It is located in the Jefferson Barns Community Vitality Center and assists in providing the programs and activities located there. 

The Department of Housing and Community Development manages several funded programs including:

Community DevelopmentJBCVC outside

  • Homebuyer Assistance Program
  • Emergency Home Rehabilitation
  • General Home Rehabilitation
  • Surplus Commodities Distribution

Housing

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).


Open Housing Voucher Waiting Lists

  • Assisted Living
  • Veterans Supportive Housing
  • Westgate Towers