Housing Commission

Contact Information            
Housing Commission Staff

Douglas Fleming
Interim Executive Director 

James Miner
Administrative Assistant 

Doug Brandt
Maintenance


East Tawas Housing Commission
304 West Bay Street
East Tawas, Michigan 48730
Phone: (989) 362-4963
Fax: (989) 362-0225
Email: easttawashc@gmail.com
Website: www.easttawashousingcommission.com

Members of the Housing Commission are:
Andrea Balliet, President
Tim Freel, Vice President 
Joe Cano
Cary Litchtman
Dolores Davis, Resident Member
Dave Leslie, Council Representative

Regular meetings are held at 8:30 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month in the Housing Commission Office located at 304 West Bay Street.

With the help of an Executive Director, the East Tawas Housing Commission manages the Bay Park Towers, two federally subsidized low-income housing developments in the City. Click here for a pre-application.

Mission Statement
The Mission Statement of the East Tawas Housing Commission is to provide safe, decent and affordable housing opportunities in the City of East Tawas, Michigan.  The Housing commission is committed to operating in an efficient, ethical, and professional manner.  We will partner with our residents and others to enhance the quality of life in our community.

Bay Park Tower South
Bay Park Tower South (304 W Bay Street) hosts 41 “independent living” units for senior and disabled individuals.  All units are one-bedroom units, 1 bathroom, living room, equipped kitchen, pantries, and balcony.  Each floor holds storage unit for tenants to store seasonal items, and a garbage chute room for their convenience.  The first floor of the building is where the main office is located, library with computers/Internet, and television.  The laundry facility is located on the first floor with three coin-operated washers and three coin-operated dryers.  Our large community room holds a large kitchen area for guests to utilized or schedule family gathers or monthly potlucks.  Our building is secured with an intercom system so that no one is allowed in unless tenant allows them.  We allow pets, with restrictions, and we are a smoke-free building. 

Bay Park Tower North
Bay Park Tower North (109 Church Street) hosts 44 “independent living” units for senior and disabled individuals.  All units are one-bedroom units, 1 bathroom, living room, equipped kitchen, pantries, and balconies on floors 2nd – 5th, the first floor apartments do not have balconies but are a little larger square footage. Floors 2nd – 5th have a storage unit for tenants to store seasonal items, and a garbage chute room for their convenience. Our large community room holds a large kitchen area for guests to utilized or schedule family gathers or monthly potlucks, as well as an area to watch television or utilize our computer and surf the Internet. The laundry facility is located on the first floor with three coin-operated washers and three coin-operated dryers.  Our building is secured with an intercom system so that no one is allowed in unless tenant allows them.  We allow pets, with restrictions, and we are a smoke-free building.  

BayParkTower North and South building has a circular driveway for easy pickup and drop off situations.  For those tenants that drive, we have parking spots near the building.  For those tenants who does not drive the Tawases have a local transit system that will pick you up in front of the building and take you to your destination for a small fee.  Downtown East Tawas is a mere 2 blocks away and offers a market, restaurants, theatres, shopping, dry cleaners, pharmacy, flower shop, and is the home of numerous festival and activities throughout the year.  TawasBay is across the street with access to the dock for viewing or fishing, beach, and playground for your pleasure.      

Both buildings calculated rent based on income and electric, heat, water, sewer and trash removal are included in the rent total.  Tenants are responsible for cable television and telephone service should they choose to have these utilities. 


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