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Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Applications
The Michigan City Housing Authority (MCHA) Section 8 waiting list is now closed.

If you are interested in applying for housing, please read the Section 8 Pre-application Guide before you begin.

Persons with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in completing an application may call the Michigan City Housing Authority to make special arrangements to complete their application. A Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD) is available for the deaf. The TDD telephone number is (219) 873-2345. Language translation is available for persons with limited English proficiency (LEP) who wish to apply to apply online. Applicants will be considered by local preference first which means that you must be a Michigan City resident. Applicants will be placed on the list by time and date the application is received.

The Public Housing Waiting List is still closed until further notice.


Norma Thomas
Executive Director

Carolyn S. Combs
Manager - Home Ownership

Cheryl Webster

Low Rent Manager

Kathy Wilson

HCV Manager

Housing Authority

Michigan City Housing Authority
621 East Michigan Boulevard
Michigan City, Indiana 46360
voice: (219) 872-7287
fax: (219) 873-7700

Michigan City Housing Authority Maintenance Department
1007 East 8th Street
Michigan City, Indiana 46360
voice: (219) 873-2374

Equal Housing Opportunity

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Closed Friday
Closed the Fourth Tuesday of each month for training

Maintenance Department Office Hours

Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Applications for Housing

Please refer to the Public Housing Applications information as stated above.


To promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity, and a suitable living environment free from discrimination.

For more information on the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, click here.

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