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We have a new Eviction Defense hotline number: (313) 725-4646

Make it Home Enrollment Courses are now In-Person. Click here for details

Preventing eviction, foreclosure, and homelessness in Detroit

Helping low-income residents stay in their homes and strengthen their communities, through representation, support, and ownership.

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Who We Are

United Community Housing Coalition is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing housing assistance to Detroit’s low-income residents. Since 1973, we have worked to keep people in their homes and secure affordable housing for those in need.

We believe that having a place to live is a basic human right, and are passionate about preserving this right in our communities. Our services are provided to income-eligible families and individuals free of charge.

What We Do

Our services help families retain their homes permanently, preserving family assets and protecting neighborhoods from blight caused by vacant housing.

Eviction Defense &
Right to Counsel


Landlord/Tenant cases represented or advised in or out of Court

Helping clients understand their legal rights, navigate legal requirements, and providing legal representation for landlord-tenant cases.


Homeowner Solutions & Foreclosure Prevention

Helping homeowners avoid foreclosure and working with residents to remain in their homes, become owners, and avoid eviction.


Clients assisted with homeownership and foreclosures

FY 2023

Housing Placement &
Tenant Organizing


Clients received placement or relocation advice or assistance


Helping displaced residents find housing, organize to defend their rights, and access available community resources.

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Office Mainline: (313) 963-3310

Eviction Defense Hotline: (313) 725-4646

Tax Foreclosure Hotline: (313) 405-7726

In the News

We will keep you up to date with the latest news about housing issues in Detroit.

In the News

We're keeping up to date with the latest news about housing issues in Detroit.

Preventing Foreclosures in Detroit

Preventing Foreclosures in Detroit

Stanford Lawyer

April 16, 2024

"Alternative Spring Break Gives Participating SLS Students a Week of Pro Bono Experience in a City Plagued by Foreclosures"

Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved and support United Community Housing Coalition!

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