Public Housing Residents

Public Housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and people with disabilities. Public Housing comes in all sizes and types, from scattered site single-family units to multi-unit apartment buildings. The Housing Authority owns 35 dwelling units in Michigan City that are rented to low-income families and seniors. Families pay 30% of their gross adjusted income for rent and utilities.

Please Note: Effective May 1, 2018, All housing authority owned housing will be smoke free

Scattered Site Rentals
35 Units - 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 Bedrooms

Lakeland Estates on Karwick Road
50 Townhouse Apartments for families

Boulevard Gardens In Garden Court on East Michigan Boulevard
100 Efficiency and 1 Bedroom Apartments for elderly (62 and older) and disabled persons

Income: Low and very low income
Rent: 30% of Adjusted Gross Income (minimum $50)
Security Deposit: $200.00
Appliances: Included
Estimated Wait: 1 to 6 years & availability of units

Public Housing Maintenance

The Michigan City Housing Authority Public Housing Maintenance Department is responsible for maintaining all MCHA owned properties by completing routine and emergency work orders called in by residents, as well as vacancy preparation, grounds maintenance and systems work at our family and elderly developments.

Click Here to Submit an Online Maintenance Request

  1. Public Housing Maintenance

    Physical Address
    1007 East 8th Street
    Michigan City, IN 46360

    Phone: (219) 873-2374


eho_logoThe federal Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing because of race, color, national origin, religion, familial status, gender, and disability. The Fair Housing Act ensures that all persons receive equal housing opportunity. For more information about the Fair Housing Act and your rights, visit hud.gov.