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To provide decent, safe, sanitary, in good repair, affordable housing for the residents of Benton Harbor, Michigan.

Our Mission
To provide quality management of government assisted residential housing in a manner that will ensure optimum success of each resident and the property in which they live; and ever-improving work environment for our employees; a model of excellence in the community in which we work. [Read More]


My desire as the Chairman of the Board of Directors is to ensure that our agencies mission and agency goals are accomplished. Our primary focus in the up coming FY year 2016 will be to improve residential services, to strengthen our community partnerships and develop new partnerships. 

The Board of Directors have committed to HUD, the Housing Commission and most importantly the residents to make sure that all areas of policies, procedures, regulations and legislation, implemented locally, state and on the federal levels will be followed. As we continue to strive for excellence in day to day operations the decisions made will reflect excellence in service for our residents, future residents and the community in which we serve. Although Benton Harbor Housing Commission had been deemed troubled by HUD, working with our Recovery Team to address all areas of concern has allowed our agency the access and autonomy to reach our goal of being removed from the troubled list in 2012.  Our continuing goal is to become a premier agency in the 21st Century.



Letís Celebrate All Fathers (Bring Entire Family)

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Time: 12:00-3:00 pm

Benton Harbor Housing Commission

721 Nate Wells Sr. Dr. 49022

Fun, Food, Services, Jobs, Safety, Activities, Performing, Building

Arts & Crafts, and much more

Call BHHC (269) 927-1741

The 2016 Job and Resource Expo was held on April 28, 2016 and included on-site interviews, self help, supportive services, community resources, drawings, raffles and prizes. There were about 150 - 200 job seekers as well as vendor, and community participants.




2016 Board Meeting  Schedule

January 19, 2016
February 16, 2016
March 15, 2016
April 19, 2016
May 17, 2016
June 21, 2016
July 19, 2016
August 16, 2016
September 20, 2016
October 18, 2016
November 15, 2016
December 20, 2016

All Meeting are Held at the Virginia Edwards Community Center
721 Nate Wells Drive
10:00 am

All citizens are welcome to attend.

Important Resources
Please visit our office to pick up a copy of the Benton Harbor Housing Resource Guide

Important Phone Numbers
Police or Fire Emergency

City of Benton Harbor
(269) 927-8400

Benton Harbor Area Schools
(269) 605-1000

Benton Harbor Library
(269) 926-6139

Benton Harbor
Water Department
(269) 934-7638

Michigan Gas Utilities
(800) 401-6402

Indiana Michigan Power
(800) 311-6424

Berrien County Health Department
(269) 926-7121

Lakeland Medical Center
(269) 983-8300

Department of Human Services
(269) 934-2000

Social Security Administration
(269) 926-1856

Southwest Community Action Agency
(269) 925-9077

Salvation Army
(269) 927-0400


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