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For Lenawee, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland and Washtenaw Counties, please click on this link! 
This page was last updated: July 30, 2021
Be sure to check with your City and see if they offer special programs to help! 
Check On Their City Website Under Building Dept., Or Community Block Grants, etc.! 

VETERANS: please ALSO check under that VETERAN RESOURCES on this website 

SENIORS: please check on this website under SENIOR CITIZEN RESOURCES

Also Check On This Website Under WEATHERIZATION RESOURCES

Are you having trouble getting your landlord to make repairs? 
OR are you having other issues with them? 
Website: https://michiganlegalhelp.org/self-help-tools/housing

Free lawn care & snow removal for the families of currently deployed military personnel, 
and post 9/11 disabled veterans with a service-connected disability. To register, go to: 
www.projectevergreen.org, on the top, click on “GreenCare and Snowcare,” then click 
on “Contact Us for Assistance or Questions.”

Raising Men & Women Lawn Care Service
P.O Box 2182
Madison, AL  35758
Phone: 256-508-9440
Email: info@weareraisingmen.com
Website: https://weareraisingmen.com
Raising Men & Women Lawn Care Service is the union of an ordinary yard maintenance 
service and the commitment to establish an inspiring program to keep our youth (girls 
& boys) on a positive path while learning and understanding their value in society. 
RMLCS/RWLCS provides free lawn care to our elders, those who are disabled, single 
mothers and our veterans, who do not have the time, resources and/or money to take 
care of their yards. Raising Men & Women Lawn Care Service is a 501(c)(3) organization.

Cleaning For A Reason 
Administrative Office:  
P.O. Box 146
Lewisville,TX  75067
Phone: 877-337-3348  
Email: info@cleaningforareason.org 
Website: https://cleaningforareason.org
Cleaning for a Reason provides free home cleaning to patients battling cancer. When cancer 
life at home difficult, our trusted network of residential cleaners, cleaning industry volunteers, 
and community volunteers come together to support cancer patients and their families. Since 
our founding in 2006, Cleaning for a Reason and its partners have provided free home cleaning 
for more than 43,000 cancer patients and their families across all 50 states and Canada.

The State Emergency Relief Program (S.E.R.) provides immediate help to individuals and families 
facing conditions of extreme hardship OR for emergencies that threaten health and safety. The State Emergency Relief (SER) program assists with home repairs to correct unsafe conditions and restore essential services, including repair or replacement of non-functioning furnaces, hot water heaters, or 
septic systems.Energy-related repairs have a lifetime maximum of $4,000 per SER group. Non-energy-
related home repairs, including hot water heaters and septic systems for client-owned housing, have 
a lifetime maximum of $1,500 per SER group. An SER group is defined as people who occupy the same home. 
TYPES OF REPAIRS:
Some examples of eligible home repairs include repairs to the basic structure, doors/windows,or roofs 
and replacement of a non-functioning furnace, hot water heater, or septic system. Energy-related repairs 
are limited to the repair/replacement of a non-functioning furnace.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for SER, applicants can use the DHS-1514 State Emergency Relief application, the MDHHS-
1171 Assistance application, and the MDHHS-1171-SER State Emergency Relief supplemental form, 
which can be obtained online at www.michigan.gov/mdhhs or at your local DHHS office. You also can 
apply online at www.michigan.gov/mibridges. Homeowners can also check their eligibility and other 
benefit information on their MI Bridges account

The Michigan Department of Community Health recommends parents ask their family doctor to do 
a blood-lead test on their child at 12 months and 24 months. Medicaid insurance will pay for it if a 
child is enrolled. Parents are encouraged to ask about fee waivers if they cannot afford their child's 
test. If a child is diagnosed with elevated blood-lead levels, here are the resources that can help:  
In Detroit:  
Home Rehabilitation Grant Program       
Phone: 313-224-3461
Website: www.detroitmi.gov/DepartmentsandAgencies/PlanningDevelopment
Department/ HousingServices/HomeRepairProgram.aspx
The Detroit 0% Home Repair Loans Program offers 0% interest loans from $5,000 to $25,000 to help Detroit homeowners invest in and repair their homes – promoting public health and safety, increasing property values and helping residents secure and maintain homeowner’s insurance. If the home has 
health and safety hazards, those issues must be addressed first before other repairs can be made. 
The following are sample projects:
Applications will be available online and at a number of locations throughout the city, including Neighborhood Intake Centers, City of Detroit Neighborhood District Managers’ offices, and City 
of Detroit Recreation Centers. Applicants must complete the application and submit all required 
documents to a Neighborhood Intake Center. Assistance with completing the application will be 
available at intake centers. 
Go to detroithomeloans.org for more information.
&
CLEARCorps       
Phone: 313-924-4000

Wayne County Health Department's Environmental 
Health Division     
Phone: 734-727-7400
In Oakland & Macomb Counties and the City of Detroit

Oakland County's Childhood Lead Poisoning 
Prevention Program      
Phone:  248-424-7066
&
Macomb County Public Health     
Phone:  586-469-5236

IN WASHTENAW COUNTY:
Washtenaw County Environmental Health        
Phone:  734-222-3817 

American Red Cross
7800 Outer Drive West   Suite 205
Detroit, MI  48235
Phone: 313-833-4440
Website: https://www.redcross.org/local/michigan.html
Michigan Home Fire Campaign
The American Red Cross Home Fire Campaign helps save lives by installing free smoke alarms 
in homes that don't have them, and by educating people about home fire safety. Our knowledgeable volunteers will also help educate families and individuals on fire safety, including how to create an 
escape plan, during the installation. To receive a free smoke alarm, installation in your home, please 
fill out our online form. We will contact you within two business days to schedule an installation appointment.
ALSO: Check with your City or your County offices & fire departments to see if they also offer this 
program! Many do! 

FREE PROGRAM!
Schedule a FREE DTE Energy Consultation where DTE's energy consultants will visit your 
home to provide a personalized energy assessment that will evaluate the energy efficiency 
of your home and they will INSTALL FOR FREE, Energy Star compact fluorescent light bulbs, 
water-saving facet aerators for kitchen and bath, water-saving shower heads and wrap your 
water heater and pipes! Schedule an appointment today by calling 877-497-2191 and you can 
visit: www.dteenergy.com/saveenergy 


SELF-REPAIR PROGRAMS

BRICK + BEAM DETROIT
​Website: info@brickandbeamdetroit.com
Brick + Beam Detroit grows capacity and community around building repair by supporting building rehabbers through hands-on workshops, Do-It-Yourself resources, online forums, and networking.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Most workshops require residency in Detroit, Hamtramck,or Highland Park.
INCOME GUIDELINES:
No income guidelines at this time.
AREA OF AVAILABILITY:
Detroit, Hamtramck, Highland Park
TYPES OF REPAIRS:
Brick + Beam does not repair homes for residents, but the program offers hands-on workshops 
and resources online aimed at teaching homeowners the skills to complete repairs themselves. 
Topics range from the basics of homeownership (such as understanding the different systems 
in your home like plumbing and electrical, and skills relevant to all homes like landscaping) to 
historic home repairs (such as wood window repair, plaster, etc.)
HOW TO APPLY:
All classes are listed on the website above, with link to apply. Many events require an RSVP and 
small donation of $5 to $15 to participate. Some limited space classes require an application pro-
viding more information.


ELSEWHERE IN MICHIGAN:

Michigan Department of Community Health's 
Lead Safe Homes Grant Program 
Grand Tower Building
235 S Grand Ave.  4th Floor Suite 410
PO Box 30037
Lansing, MI  48909
Phone: 866-691-5323
Email: HHSInfo@michigan.gov
Website: https://www.michigan.gov/lead/0,5417,7-310-84219---,00.html
Mission:
To improve the health and well-being of Michigan citizens by promoting safe and healthy home 
environments through comprehensive home-based intervention programs, lead certifications 
and regulations, public education and outreach, and statewide partnerships.
Lead Safe Home Program (LSHP):
​This program helps families identify and remove lead hazards from homes. 
Community Development:
The Community Development Unit provides grant funds, technical assistance and oversight 
of lead hazard control services to local communities.The purpose of this Unit is to expand 
lead hazard control in Michigan through community development. 

DTE Energy’s – Energy Efficiency Assistance Program & CLEARCorps Detroit
11148 Harper Ave.
Detroit, MI  48213
Phone: 313-924-4000
Email: info@clearcorpsdetroit.org 
Website: https://clearcorpsdetroit.org/programs/eea
CLEARCorps Detroit is participating in DTE Energy’s – Energy Efficiency Assistance Program.
Through this program, we may be able to make energy efficiency improvements to the homes 
of DTE Energy eligible customers and offer a variety of energy improvements at no cost to you.
The DTE account holder should be the primary applicant. Applications can be mailed to your 
home or can be printed from our website. 
Improvements can include:
• Refrigerator Replacement
• Furnace Test and Tune Up or Replacement
• Water Heater Replacement
• And more!
To apply for the Energy Efficiency Assistance Program, please download and print the application 
& proof of income for all household members that are 18 years old or older and send to the address 
above. 

CLEARCorps / Detroit
11148 Harper Ave.
Detroit, MI  48213
Phone: 313-924-4000
Email: info@clearcorpsdetroit.org
Website: https://clearcorpsdetroit.org/programs/eea
CLEARCorps Detroit is participating in DTE Energy’s – Energy Efficiency Assistance Program.
Through this program, we may be able to make energy efficiency improvements to the homes 
of DTE Energy eligible customers and offer a variety of energy improvements at no cost to you.
The DTE account holder should be the primary applicant. Applications can be mailed to your 
home or can be printed from our website. To have an application mailed, please call our office 
or email us and leave a message requesting an application with your name, address, and 
phone number. Improvements can include:
• Refrigerator Replacement
• Furnace Test and Tune Up or Replacement
• Water Heater Replacement
• And more!
See the Community Action Agency in YOUR County below for a similar program!

Rebuilding Together 
27840 Independence  Bldg. 2
Farmington Hills, MI  48336 
Phone: 248-482-8061 
Email: rtsemoffice@gmail.com   OR  Office@RTsemi.org 
Website: https://www.rebuildingtogethersem.org
Rebuilding Together Southeast Michigan provides no cost home repairs to qualified homeowners 
in order to provide them with a warm, safe, dry and independent living environment. It is our belief 
that every homeowner should be given the opportunity to live in a safe and healthy home.
Due to Covid-19 we are currently only addressing emergency repairs and accommodations. 
Services include:
Home repairs
Eligibility requirements:
This program covers residents of the following counties: Oakland and Wayne County


DETROIT & METRO DETROIT: 

Radon Kit Distribution
Health Administration Building, East Wing, Environmental Health
33030 Van Born 
Wayne, MI 48184
Phone: 734-727-7400
Website: www.waynecounty.com/departments/hvcw/wellness/radonmercury-mold.aspx
Free Radon kits to Wayne County residents, one per household. Please call for program details.

Unity in Our Community TimeBank
The Unity in Our Community TimeBank is a network of people who share their time and 
talents without exchanging money. They believe in equality and reciprocity, and work to 
motivate neighbors and other organizations to come together creating a more sharing 
and caring community. For more info call 313-451-0135 or online at 
www.SouthwestDetroitTimeBank.org


Many Fire Dept.'s offer these programs below or a similar one. 
Please check with YOUR Department! Also see the Red Cross program above!

Detroit Fire Prevention & Safety Programs
Detroit Public Safety Headquarters 
1301 3rd 
Detroit, MI  48226 
Phone: 313-409-8483 
Detroit Fire Prevention & Safety Program looks for fire, health and safety hazards 
within your home.
During our visit we provide FREE:
Eligible families will also be referred for the following services: 

Van Buren Township"s R.E.A.L. Summer Youth Program ​
46425 Tyler 
Van Buren Township, MI  48111 
Phone: 734-699-8900 #9293    Call by July 25th, 2021 
Email: communications@vanburen-mi.org
Website: https://vanburen-mi.org
Free yard work service for residents age 55 and better. All sites must be within Van Buren 
Charter Township boundaries, be occupied by someone who is at least 55 years of age, 
and have no viable means of completing yard work. Service appointments are limited and 
will include; mowing, edging, pruning, weeding planted areas, leaf clean-up, hedge trimming, 
and mulching (provided by homeowner).  

City of Taylor 
Community Development Department 
23555 Goddard 
Taylor, MI 48180
Phone: 734-287-6550
Website: https://www.cityoftaylor.com/208/Home-Repair-Programs-CDBG-HOME-PIP
CDBG Home Rehabilitation Loan Program (CDBG, HOME, PIP)
These programs are designed to provide emergency and other repairs of homes owned by 
lower-to-moderate residents. In general, the program allows improvements to a home to 
bring it to minimum code standards, correct barriers to mobility and health, and to address 
safety hazards and energy improvements. The most common repairs include roofs, electrical, 
plumbing, and furnaces. Other repairs are allowed under the program, but remodeling is not 
covered, nor is substantial reconstruction.

Southfield Housing Commission 
Housing Services (Southfield Home Improvement Program  (SHIP))
26000 Evergreen
Southfield, MI  48076
Phone: 248-796-4177
Website: www.cityofsouthfield.com
Provides to homeowners low-interest loans designed to improve homes that do not meet health, 
safety, and welfare requirements or minimum City housing codes. A home inspection is conducted 
to determine the extent of needed improvements. Examples of eligible home improvements include 
but are not limited to: new electrical, heating, plumbing, siding, windows, hot water tank, insulation, 
gutters, sewer and water hook-ups, driveway, roof, ceiling and flooring repairs, and installation of 
handicap facilities. New construction, additions, and remodeling projects do not qualify under this 
program.
ELIGIBILITY: Low- to moderate-income homeowners who live in Southfield.

HOME REPAIR PROGRAM & A BRUSH WITH KINDNESS PROGRAM
Habitat for Humanity Detroit
14325 Jane 
Detroit, MI  48205-4059
Phone: 313-521-6691
Email: info@habitatdetroit.org 
Website: www.habitatdetroit.org
Habitat for Humanity’s Critical Home Repair Program and Brush with Kindness Program provide 
urgent and major home repairs for homeowners who do not have the ability to make the improve-
ments themselves, due to age, disability or other circumstances.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
To be eligible for any of Habitat’s programs, homeowners must own and occupy the home, property 
taxes must be paid in full or homeowners must be on a repayment plan, and the owner must not be 
in danger of foreclosure. Required documents include owner’s most recent property tax bill, proof 
of homeowner’s insurance, and an income and asset verification package including the previous 
year’s tax return.
INCOME GUIDELINES:
Household income must be less than 80% AMI, adjusted for family size, as defined annually by HUD. Homeowners must be unable to participate in home repairs due to age, disability, or circumstance.
TYPES OF REPAIRS:
The Critical Home Repair Program does not address emergency repairs that need immediate assist-
ance, such as broken pipes that caused flooding. Eligible repairs include fixing broken windows,
sidewalk repair, landscaping, roof repair, floor repair, plumbing, electrical, and other health and safety
home repairs.

Global Detroit
4444 Second Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: 313-676-9905
Email: info@globaldetroitmi.org
Website: http://www.globaldetroitmi.org
Over the last three years, Global Detroit has been proud to partner with DTE to reach low-income 
families who could benefit from a free Home Energy Consultation and energy efficiency improve-
ments in Detroit’s immigrant neighborhoods. Over the last year, we served 150 households, despite 
all of the COVID-19 setbacks. We helped replace furnaces and air conditioners, as well as added 
energy-efficient measures and safety improvements like insulation and dehumidifiers. We plan to 
do even more this coming year--the program is expanding through offering new services like dish-
washers and washing machine replacements. 

Detroit 0% Home Repair Loans Program 
Website: www.DetroitHomeLoans.org
The 0% Interest Home Repair Loan Program launched in April 2015 offers 10-year, interest-free loans from $5,000 to $25,000 to help Detroit homeowners invest in and repair their homes – promoting public health and safety, increasing property values and helping residents secure and maintain homeowner’s insurance.
Who Can Apply?
1.   Must own and live in the home for at least six months prior to applying. Vacant, unoccupied 
      units are not eligible
2.   Low to moderate income homeowners can apply no matter where they live
3.   View the income table to learn more
4.   Regardless of income, homeowners in HUD designated areas in each city council district 
      can still apply
5.  The minimum credit score is 560. Debt to income ratio cannot exceed 45% and housing 
6.   Ratio cannot exceed 35%. Loan to value cannot exceed 150%
7.   Homeowner’s insurance and property taxes must be current
8.   The homeowner must be able to afford the loan payments
What Repairs Qualify?
If the home has health and safety hazards (i.e. lead, mold,  asbestos), those issues must be 
addressed first before other repairs can be made.  
The following are sample repairs:

Detroit Lead Safe Remediation Program 
City of Detroit Housing and Revitalization Department
Phone: 313-224-6380
Email: gettheleadout@detroitmi.gov
Website: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/20e235b49b9b4f2ba3cfffd093dcbc0e
1.  Is your house in the 48209 zip code bounded by Vernor Hwy. & I-75 (North/South) 
     and Woodmere St. & Livernois (East/West)?
2.  Was it built before 1978?
3.  Is your household income at or below 80% of the AMU
4.  Is there a child 6 years of age or younger, or a pregnant woman in the house at the time 
     of intake, or there is a visiting child 6 years of age or younger at the house for more than 
     60 hours per year? 

Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance
Headquarters
19321 W. Chicago  Suite 105
Detroit, MI  48228
Phone: 313-397-9280
&
Satellite Location:
Boys & Girls Club
16500 Tireman Ave.
Detroit, MI  48228
Website: https://www.codyrouge.org
CRCAA serves a large, diverse area on Detroit’s Far West side, working as a community 
convener, advocate, and resource for over 35,000 residents. 
We include seven distinct neighborhoods:
Far West, Franklin Park, Joy Southfield, Southfield Plymouth, Warren Avenue Community 
Organization (WACO), Warrendale, and West Outer Dr.
Our Mission: 
Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance works to ensure a high quality of life in our neighborhoods 
by helping residents access resources for critical home repairs (such as electrical and furnace re-placement), porch repairs, and upgrades for elders (such as wheelchair ramps and grab bars). 
&
Cody Rouge Front Porch Project
Phone: 313-397-9280  Kenyetta Campbell 
Free Minor Porch Repair 
1.  Repair / replace broken concrete porch steps 
2.  Rotted wood stairs and correct improper step heights
3.  Resurface or pour new concrete porch slabs or repair / replace wooden porch floors
4.  Install railings and/or handrails
5.  Reinforce / repair columns
Eligibility: 
Serving Franklin Park Community 40-block footprint within Cody Rouge neighborhood. The 
target area borders Joy Road to the north, Chicago Ave. to the south, Westwood to the west 
and the Southfield Freeway to the east. 

Wayne Metro Community Action Agency 
Detroit Corporate HQ
7310 Woodward  Suite 800
Detroit, MI  48202
Phone: 313-388-9799
&
Out-County Service Hub
2121 Biddle Ave.
Wyandotte, MI  48192
Website: https://www.waynemetro.org/energy-and-water-assistance
CONSERVATION:
The Weatherization program enables eligible Low-income families to permanently reduce their 
energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient. The program offers energy efficiency 
services that are tailored to your home, helping you save as much money as possible.
&
ENERGY:
The MEAP program provides services to low-income households in the form of electricity bill 
assistance and various energy services to help you stay ahead on your utility bills.
&
WATER:
The WRAP program provides funding to eligible, low-income home-owners to assist with water 
bills, water conservation, and self-sufficiency initiatives.To be eligible, you must be a customer 
of the Great Lakes Water Authority and residing in their service areas. 

Matrix Human Services  
Central Office: 
1400 Woodbridge 
Detroit, MI 48207
Phone: 313-526-4000   #1254
Email: dkennedy@matrixhs.org
Website: https://www.matrixhumanservices.org
CENTER FOR SENIORS
The Center for Seniors helps our senior population maintain healthy, enjoyable and 
independent lives. Comprehensive services include assistance with transportation 
to medical appointments, home care services to help support clients remain living 
in their own homes, and helping our older population remain active with a range of 
programs at Detroit recreational centers.
& 
SENIOR CHORE SERVICE PROGRAM 
If you know anyone over the age of 50 who could use help with everyday chores at home, 
we are here to help. Your loved one can be paired with a Senior Home Care Specialist to 
assist with repairing light bulbs or windows, outdoor chores like grass, snow, and leaf 
upkeep, as well as cleaning carpets, windows, pest control, and more. 

Bridging Neighborhoods / Ford MCS Home Repair Program 
1017 Springwells
Detroit, MI  48209 
Phone: 313-628-2231
Email: fordhomerepair@detroitmi.gov
Website: https://detroitmi.gov/government/mayors-office/bridging-neighborhoods-program
/programs/cba-home-repair/ford-mcs-home-repair
The Ford Michigan Central Station Home Repair Program offers home repairs of up to $15,000 
per home for up to 50 eligible Impact Zone residents in the Ford Michigan Central Station Impact 
Zone. This program is a benefit of the Michigan Central Station Community Benefits Agreement 
with Ford Motor Company related to the development of the Michigan Central Train Station.
Applications for the program will be accepted from December 14, 2020 to February 19, 2021.

New Home Repair Program in Delray!
Website: https://www.gordiehoweinternationalbridge.com/en/delray-home-improvement-program
Delray Home Improvement Program is a free home repair program for eligible homes or duplexes 
in the area surrounding the Gordie Howe International Bridge and US Port of Entry construction 
site in the Delray, Detroit neighborhood. Visit this page above for more information and an app-
lication. 
You can apply for this program if you live within these boundaries: 
Interstate-75 (I-75) to the north
Clark Avenue/South Clark Street to the east
West End Street to the west
West Jefferson Avenue to the south

Detroit Home Restoration and Acquisition Program
Detroit Branch Location:
9108 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI  48202
Website: https://www.libertybank.net/community/detroit.cfm
The Liberty Bank Home Restoration and Acquisition Program (HRAP) is a new non-traditional 
mortgage loan that will allow a home buyer to finance the acquisition and any required repairs 
or renovations to their home being purchased in Hardest Hit Priority Neighborhoods in the City 
of Detroit.
Take advantage of exciting program features such as:

CITY OF DETROIT SENIOR EMERGENCY REPAIR GRANT
City of Detroit Housing and Revitalization Department
Phone: 313-224-6380
The City of Detroit Housing and Revitalization Department is providing home repair assistance grants 
to eligible homeowners for emergency health and safety code and/or blight violations. One-time grants 
of up to $15,000 per household are available for qualified seniors who are age 62 and older or who are 
55 and older with a disability. There is currently a wait list for this grant program.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: 
Applicant must be 62 years of age or older or 55 years of age or older with a physical disability; must 
have a low to moderate income; must own and occupy their home; and must not have received a prior 
City of Detroit home repair grant. Property must be located within Detroit and be a single-family home
(there is case-by-case review and approval of two-family units). Property taxes must be current or in a payment plan with the City of Detroit, and the applicant must have proof of homeownership and current homeowner’s insurance. Applicant must own the home for at least six months prior to applying to the program.

FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK OF INDIANAPOLIS (FHLBI) 
NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (NIP)
​Neighborhood Impact Program (NIP), of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis (FHLBI), 
provides grants up to $7,500 to assist homeowners in making repairs to their homes, including 
deferred maintenance. Detroit, Chemical Bank partners with U-SNAP-BAC, Community Housing 
Network, and New Hope. Flagstar, Level One, and First Independence Bank also are partner banks 
in Detroit. 
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Homeowners must own and occupy a single-family home,condominium, or modular unit (plus 
duplexes, with certain restrictions) for at least six months prior to enrollment and be current on 
mortgage payments. Documentation for all sources of income (Social Security, pension, interest/
dividends, earned income for jobs, Supplemental Security Income) from all members of the house-
hold must be provided.
AREA OF AVAILABILITY:
Communities where FHLBank Indianapolis members have a presence, including the entire City 
of Detroit, are eligible
CONTACT INFORMATION:
U-SNAP-BAC is the main nonprofit administering the program in Detroit, but Community Housing
Network in Troy and New Hope also administer the program.
U-SNAP-BAC
14901 E. Warren Ave.
Detroit, MI 48224
313-640-1100
Website: https://www.fhlbi.com/products-services/community-investment-and-housing/
homeownership-initiatives/neighborhood-impact-program-(nip)

FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK OF INDIANAPOLIS (FHLBI) ACCESSIBILITY MODIFICATION 
PROGRAM (AMP)
Accessibility Modification Program (AMP) of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis (FHLBI) 
provides grants up to $12,000 for accessibility modifications for eligible senior homeowners and 
owner-occupied households with a person or people who have a permanent disability. Up to 50% 
of funds requested or a maximum of $4,000 may be used for deferred maintenance items such as 
roofing, siding, or windows.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
All household members must be age 62 and older; age 62 and older and age 17 or younger, where 
the older household member is the guardian of the younger household members; or any age with 
a permanent disability and currently receiving permanent disability benefits (SSDI or SSI, and 
documentation should support payment of benefits for at least 60 days). Homeowners must own 
and occupy a single-family home, condominium, or modular unit (plus duplexes, with certain
restrictions) for at least six months prior to enrollment and be current on mortgage payments.
CONTACT INFORMATION:
Jewish Family Services and Metro In-Home Solutions (in partnership with Chemical Bank)
and sometimes U-SNAP-BAC facilitate this program.
Jewish Family Services
6555 W. Maple 
West Bloomfield Township, MI 48322
Phone: 248-592-2300
Website: https://www.fhlbi.com/products-services/community-investment-and-housing/home
ownership-initiatives/accessibility-modification-program-(amp)
Chemical Bank
Fort Washington Plaza
333 M-85  #100
Detroit, MI  48226
Phone: 313-967-9700
U-SNAP-BAC
14901 E. Warren Ave.
Detroit, MI 48224
Phone: 313-640-1100

Area Agency on Aging 
1333 Brewery Park Blvd. Suite 200
Detroit, MI 48207
Phone: 313-446-4444
Website: https://www.detroitseniorsolution.org
The Detroit Area on Aging offers home repair services through the State Medicaid MI Choice 
Waiver Program or Integrated Care Organization’s MI Health Link program. MI Choice waiver 
services include home repair as well as caregiving services,nutrition, chore services, and non-
emergency medical transportation. Home repair services are reimbursed through Medicaid, 
allowing seniors and adults with disabilities to remain independent in their home by modifying 
their residence to remove barriers, increase mobility, and provide greater freedom in the home 
environment
INCOME GUIDELINES:
Must meet Medicaid eligibility requirements
AREA OF AVAILABILITY:
Detroit, Highland Park, Hamtramck, Harper Woods, and the five Grosse Pointes

BRIDGING COMMUNITIES MINOR HOME REPAIR PROGRAM
Bridging Communities
6900 McGraw Ave.
Detroit, MI 48102
Phone; 313-361-6377
Website: https://bridgingcommunities.org
Bridging Communities offers a Minor Home Repair Program when funding is available, and the 
amount offered per home varies based on funding and home repair needs. Volunteers and com-
munity partners assist with completing home repairs.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Must be 60 years or older and live in a servicing ZIP code, live alone or be determined by a case 
manager to be homebound, and be able to pay for the cost of supplies for the repair, unless fun-
ding is available through Bridging Communities.
INCOME GUIDELINES:
Individual must meet federal poverty level guidelines. Contact Bridging Communities for more 
information.
AREA OF AVAILABILITY:
Individual must live in one of the servicing ZIP codes: 48204, 48206, 48208, 48209, 48210, 48216, 
48217, and 48238.

Rippling Hope
P.O. Box 27499
Detroit, MI  48227
Phone: 512-619-0575   313-704-1230
Email: carl@ripplinghope.org
Website: http://www.ripplinghope.org
Rippling Hope is a Detroit-based ministry offering year-round service opportunities with a focus on 
home maintenance and repair. Rippling Hope conducts a home inspection and provides volunteers 
to complete repairs,but recipients must purchase the materials needed for their requested repairs; 
financial circumstances will be considered if financial assistance is available.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
To be eligible, the house must be occupied by the owner, who must be a member of a block club 
or neighborhood association that partners with Rippling Hope. See the “area of availability”section 
below for more details. Participants in the program must purchase their own materials for the re-
quested work.
INCOME GUIDELINES:
None
AREA OF AVAILABILITY:
Rippling Hope serves a specific target area in Detroit bordered by Telegraph Road on the west, 
Livernois Avenue on the east, 8 Mile on the north, and Tireman Avenue on the south.

LIFE REMODELED HOME REPAIR PROGRAM
Life Remodeled Community Innovation Center
2470 Collingwood
Detroit, MI  48206
Phone: 313-744-3052
Website: https://www.liferemodeled.com
Life Remodeled is a Detroit-based nonprofit that invests funds, labor, and materials into a different 
Detroit neighborhood each year. Projects are determined by the community’s needs and vision. 
The home repair program assists with one critical home repair of the homeowner’s choosing: roof, 
furnace, or windows. Contractors who partner with Life Remodeled to complete the work donate 
their time,materials, and labor. Full home remodels are not possible.
INCOME GUIDELINES:
Homeowners must have a proof of income, which can include Supplemental Security Income, 
disability, or unemployment benefits.
TYPES OF REPAIRS:
Repairs may vary depending on the needs of the community. Currently repairs are being offered for 
roof, furnace,and windows.
AREA OF AVAILABILITY:
Currently, homeowners must live within the following boundaries (please note that boundaries may
change so check the website for current boundary): south of Fenkell Avenue, north of Joy, east of
Livernois Avenue, and west of the Lodge. Virginia Park is another targeted area: south of Atkinson 
Street, north of Virginia Park Street, east of Linwood, and west of the Lodge (not Boston Edison or 
Russell Woods areas).

CENTRAL DETROIT CHRISTIAN MINOR HOME REPAIRS
Central Detroit Christian
1550 Taylor 
Detroit, MI  48206
Phone: 313-873-0064
Website: https://www.centraldetroitchristian.org
Central Detroit Christian (CDC) regularly partners with nonprofits to provide minor home repairs 
and cleaning services, as funding allows.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Recipients must live within the 48202 ZIP code
AREA OF AVAILABILITY:
48202, 48206 and 48211 ZIP code
TYPES OF REPAIRS:
Minor home repairs or cleaning
HOW TO APPLY:
Visit or call CDC to ask if applications are available and/or to be added to the wait list.




























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