Home Rehabilitation and Repair Resources

0% Home Repair Loans

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.

For full program information, including homeowner eligibility, visit:

Senior Emergency Home Repair

The City has currently reached its projected funding capacity for this program and as a result is no longer taking applications at this time. Please continue to check back for more updates.

Planning Studies

HRD works with the Planning and Development Department on neighborhood plans and studies. The following plans are currently underway:

Northwest/Grand River

West Vernor

Rosa Parks/Clairmount

Islandview/Greater Villages

Housing Resources

The Detroit Land Bank Authority has a summary of available financial resources, such as down payment assistance and rehabilitation loans. http://auctions.buildingdetroit.org/Financing

If you are at risk of losing your home to tax foreclosure, review these steps you can take: http://www.detroitmi.gov/How-Do-I/Find-Community-Services/Avoid-Property-Tax-Foreclosure

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority can help you find rental housing affordable to your family: http://www.michiganhousinglocator.com/Portals/mshda/Default.aspx


Are you homeless or seeking help to avoid becoming homeless?
Please call the Coordinated Assessment Call Center at (313) 305-0311. Follow the prompts to be connected to appropriate services.
If you are seeking help with utilities, please visit Wayne Metro Community Action Agency or The Heat and Warmth Fund.