The Westland Housing
Commission manages the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
The Westland Housing Commission does not own any rental property. In order to assist you with your general housing needs, a book of available rental properties is located at the Jefferson Barnes Community Vitality Center. Listings of HCV Program landlords and apartments in the City of Westland are available for distribution.
The Assisted Living, Westgate Towers and
Veterans Supportive Housing waiting lists are open.
Program- The Family
Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program is available for families receiving a HCV
Rental Assistance Program Voucher through the Westland Housing
Commission. The purpose of the program is to work with families to become economically self-sufficient, establishing a five-year work and/or
education plan with a FSS case manager. FSS staff assists the family to
overcome obstacles to self-sufficiency, links the family with the appropriate
service agencies, and provides counseling, job training and education
Assisted Living Housing Choice Voucher Program –The Assisted Living Housing Choice Voucher Program provides
HCV Program voucher to eligible applicants, age 50 and over, who require the
advantages of assisted living. Through this program, participants must select
to live at one of five assisted living communities located in the City of
Westland. In order to participate, applicants must meet Federal income
guidelines, as determined by HUD income limits, adjusted by family size. The
waiting list for the Assisted Living HCV Program is open. Interested persons
can receive additional information and an application by visiting or calling
the Jefferson Barnes Community Vitality Center.
Westland Assisted Living Communities:
- American House, 1660 Venoy Rd., Westland 734-326-7777
- American House, 39201 Joy Rd., Westland 734-454-9838
- American House, 35700 Hunter Rd., Westland 734-728-8670
- Marquette House, 36000 Campus Dr., Westland, 734-326-6537
- Village of Westland, 32001 Cherry Hill Rd., Westland, 734-728-5222
Westgate Towers – The Westland Housing Commission processes housing voucher
applications for Westgate Towers, an independent senior living community,
ages 62+. With the housing voucher,
applicants pay 30 percent of their income for rent. For more information about Westgate Towers,
Westgate Tower Brochure
Veterans Supportive Housing Program – This program provides rental assistance for housing located
in the historic Norwayne subdivision.
Rent is based on participant’s income.
Supportive services include Family Self Sufficiency (see above) and
Veteran's Housing Program Guidelines