Preventing eviction, foreclosure, and homelessness in Detroit

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

FY 2018/2019

Needed: Tax Foreclosure Prevention Counselor

As a tax foreclosure prevention counselor, you will work directly with residents of homes at risk of tax foreclosure to help them navigate the process and keep their home. You will work with a high volume of clients, including homeowners, renters, and others. You will integrate information from data sources, client interviews, and external programs to create and execute individual plans. 

Show Cause Hearings - Tax Foreclosure Prevention

Our property tax foreclosure prevention counselors will be out of the office for the Show Cause Hearings Wednesday, January 8, Friday, January 10, and Wednesday, January 15. No staff members will be available in-office during those days to assist with property tax matters.

Visit us on-site at 400 Monroe, or return for our normal intake hours (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.) which will resume on Friday, January 17.

Helping homeowners avoid foreclosure, tax or mortgage related, and working with residents to stay in their homes, become owners and avoid eviction

Helping displaced residents find housing, helping tenants organize to defend their rights, and providing legal representation for landlord-tenant cases

Helping our clients understand their rights, navigate legal requirements, and access available community resources

Recent News

"'This is a problem that is going on across the city unfortunately,' said Claudia Sanford, with the UCHC. 'When we came here, the building was in horrible disrepair. The doors were not secured or locked. Having a fire when the building isn't secure is not surprising.'"

Click on Detroit / October 23, 2019

2-alarm fire damages apartment building on Detroit's east side, arson suspected

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We believe that having a place to live is a basic human right, and are passionate about preserving this right in our communities.

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