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Detroit Home Repair Resource Guide


The "Detroit Home Repair Resource Guide" was compiled by UofM Poverty Solutions
This guide is designed to document existing home repair resources available in the city and connect residents to the services they need. 

The guide covers : 

  • Program descriptions and the organizations who run them
  • Eligibility requirements
  • Income guidelines
  • Area of availability
  • Types of repairs
  • How to apply for programs and contact information

The sections of the guide cover: 

  1. Home Repair Loan Programs
  2. Home Repair Grant Programs 
  3. Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Programs
  4. Community-based Home Repair Programs
  5. Home Repair Advocates
  6. Glossary
  7. Detroit Home Repair Ecosystem Map



This guide was created by UofM Poverty Solutions 
Compiled by research lead Ryan Ruggiero, Detroit Partnership program evaluation and implementation intern; with research assistance provided by Jorge Cazares. Graphics by Zixi Li.

With help from the City of Detroit, Michigan State Housing and Development Authority, Michigan Saves, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis, Detroit Area on Aging, United Community Housing Coalition, Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency, DTE Energy, Ehm Senior Solutions, Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance, Rebuilding Together Southeast Michigan, Life Remodelled, Jefferson East Inc., Habitat for Humanity, Central Detroit Christian, Brick + Beam, Bridging Communities and U-SNAP-BAC.

Guides last updated March 2020.

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