Founded in 1966, the Marquette Housing Commission is chartered under the laws of the State of Michigan to provide and administer affordable housing programs for the citizens of Marquette. The Housing Commission receives policy guidance and operational approval from its five member governing Board of Commissioners who are appointed by the City. All funding is provided by the Federal Government through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Located in Central Upper Peninsula of Michigan near beautiful Lake Superior, the Marquette Housing Commission (MHC) provides 257 units of public housing in the city limits of Marquette. The Section 8 program administers 50 housing vouchers in the city of Marquette. MHC’s staff consists of 9 full-time and 4 part-time employees.
We are committed to providing quality customer service to our residents. In addition, we wish to provide every opportunity available so that residents may fulfill their personal and career goals. Education is at the top of the list as we pride ourselves in providing educational opportunities for every age group.