In The News

Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity, along with support from Consumers Energy and Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), completed work to help repair the homes of two local U.S. military veterans.  The project is part of Habitat for Humanity’s Repair Corps program, an initiative funded by Consumers Energy and MSHDA to help build, rehabilitate or repair the homes of U.S. military veterans and their families.

Lansing, MI – Governor Rick Snyder recently announced the winners of the 2017 Governor’s Service Awards. Among the 49 honorees was the Michigan’s Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps Program. The program is receiving an Outstanding National Service Program award, which honors organizations that provide a high-quality national service program that yields a significant impact in a Michigan community.

Lansing, MI – Habitat for Humanity of Michigan (HFHM), a member of the NeighborWorks network, is receiving $190,000 in flexible grants from the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, dba NeighborWorks America.  This FY 2017 grant funding (appropriated through Public Law 115-31the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017)will provide a much needed boost that will support HFHM’s affordable housing and community development activities. 

March 21, 2017: Habitat Michigan is pleased to announce our US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) approval as a Local Housing Counseling Agency (LHCA). This means that the services and workshops we offer meet HUD requirements, and the Certificates of Completion we provide to consumers allow them to obtain down payment assistance (DPA) from Habitat, MSHDA, Federal Home Loan Bank Affordable Housing Program and/or most DPA programs and loan products administered locally through cities and counties in Michigan.