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MSHDA awards $11.7 million for development or rehabilitation of 18 affordable housing projects

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan residents seeking affordable housing should see their options increase in 2016. Kevin Elsenheimer, executive director at the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, announced more than $11.7 million for 18 Low-Income Housing Tax Credit projects around the state. The federal tax credits are administered by MSHDA after a competitive application process. In […]

Michigan’s Hardest Hit Families Have Received $241M Worth Of Assistance Since 2010

MSHDA’s Step Forward Michigan program has spent the last five years saving the homes of thousands of families LANSING, MICH. – Michigan native Dean Franchi was a step behind in 2012 and at risk of losing the only home his five children had ever known when he discovered Michigan State Housing Development Authority’s Step Forward […]

Hud Awards Nearly $1.4 Million To An HIV/AIDS Housing Program In Michigan

Funding supports stable housing for individuals and families at risk for homelessness MICHIGAN – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced nearly $1.4 million to a local HIV-AIDS housing program in Michigan to help extremely low-income persons and families living with HIV/AIDS. These grants provide a combination of housing assistance and supportive services […]

HUD Awards Nearly $228,000 To A Public Housing Agency In Michigan To Support Emergency, Safety And Security Needs

MICHIGAN –  In an effort to address emergency, safety and security needs, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded nearly $228,000 to a public housing authority in Michigan to help fight crime and drug activities at their public housing properties. HUD’s Capital Fund Emergency Safety and Security Program supports public housing authorities as they […]

Michigan Receives $5.5 Million To Provide Rental Assistance To Persons With Disabilities

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan has been selected to receive more than $5.5 million in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding to provide affordable rental housing and supportive services to extremely-low income persons with disabilities. The Section 811 Project Rental Assistance (PRA) grant application process was a collaborative effort between the Michigan State […]

MSHDA Executive Director Scott Woosley Resigns

Lansing, MI — Scott Woosley will step down as executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, effective this morning. Woosley came to MSHDA in 2012, following one of the most turbulent economic times in state history, to lead the Authority and homeowners out of the Great Recession and help spur economic development to […]

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