Department of Strategic Impact

Housing Commission

The Ottawa County Housing Commission is charged with working cooperatively with federal, state, and local governments to address the housing needs of the citizens of Ottawa County. The OCHC was formed in 2006 to ensure that Ottawa County would be eligible for certain housing-related funding and/or programming that may only be accessed by HUD-recognized housing commissions.


  • Doug Zylstra
  • Virginia Beard
  • Holly Cole
  • Thomas Reinsma
  • Patrick Waterman

Housing Resources

Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers are distributed by Public Housing Agencies (PHAs). To see if you qualify for a housing choice voucher please contact the following below:

Other housing information such as utilities assistance, rapid re-housing, homelessness prevention, and transitional housing can be found at the links below:

Housing Commission Strategic Plan and Metrics Dashboard

Creating Opportunities