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Client Resources

United Community Housing Coalition partners and cooperates with various non-profits, community groups, foundations, and government agencies. Below is a collection of resources to aid you.

Eviction Defense &
Right to Movement

  • Resources coming soon!

Homeowner Solutions &
Foreclosure Prevention

Housing Relocation &
Tenant Organizing

  • Resources coming soon!

Property Tax Resources

Title
Description
Source
Understanding Your Property Taxes
This flyer from UCHC's Tax Foreclosure Prevention program teaches about property taxes.
UCHC
Helpful Tax Resources for Detroit Residents
A flyer with tax foreclosure resources for Detroit residents (2022)
United Community Housing Coalition
2023 HOPE Petition and Application
To request exemption from property taxes for the current year because of income level.
City of Detroit - Property Assessment Board of Review
Disabled Veterans Exemption Form
To request exemption from property taxes due to being a disabled veteran.
City of Detroit - Property Assessment Board of Review
Property Transfer Affidavit
This form must be filed whenever real estate or some types of personal property are transferred (even if not recording a deed).
City of Detroit - Property Assessment Board of Review
Principal Residence Exemption Affidavit
A PRE exempts a principal residence from the tax levied by a local school district for school operating purposes up to 18 mills.
City of Detroit - Property Assessment Board of Review
Request to Rescind Principal Residence Exemption
When a person no longer owns or occupies the property as a principal residence, he or she must file this.
City of Detroit - Property Assessment Board of Review
Appeal City of Detroit Assessment
How to appeal your Assessment.
City of Detroit - Property Assessment Board of Review

Make It Home Resources

The Make It Home enrollment process includes an online class with four modules and two in-person meetings at UCHC. The first step of the enrollment process is to complete Modules 1-4 of the online class. You will complete these modules on your own time beginning April 10, 2023. Please click the links below to start the classes. 

Title
Description
Source
Module 1
This is the first Module for the Make it Home enrollment process.
United Community Housing Coalition
Module 2
This is the second Module for the Make it Home enrollment process.
United Community Housing Coalition
Module 3
This is the third Module for the Make it Home enrollment process.
United Community Housing Coalition
Module 4
This is the fourth Module for the Make it Home enrollment process.
United Community Housing Coalition

NOTE: Your module entry will not be considered if you haven't yet spoken with a UCHC counselor or received a Make It Home (MIH) Enrollment Packet in the mail. To be accepted into the MIH program, you must complete all program requirements by July 1, 2023, including submitting your Earnest Money Deposit into a Tenant Withholding Account (TWA). Please read through your packet in its entirety to review the program expectations and understand the program timeline. We look forward to trying to help you become the owner of your home. 

Home Repair Resources

Title
Description
Source
City of Detroit 0% Interest Home Repair Loan
The program offers interest-free loans to help Detroit homeowners invest in and repair their homes.
City of Detroit
Carhartt Tool Rental
Carhartt Workshop's tool reservation system
Carhartt Workshop

Lead Remediation/Abatement

Title
Description
Source
UCHC Lead Remediation class 10/28/2022
This workshop examines the effects of lead on children and offers advice on how to safely remove lead from your home.
UCHC
MI Lead Safe
State of Michigan page detailing the dangers of lead in paint and dust.
Michigan.Gov
Healthy Homes Manual 2012
The HUD Healthy Homes Program Guidance Manual is based on proven approaches and techniques, and the most current research
HUD
Wayne County Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
CLPPP provides services to increase awareness of lead exposure, reduces exposure, and tests children for lead poisoning.
Wayne County
Don’t Spread Lead
Performing repairs involving lead paint without training and proper project containment can further poison your child.
Wayne County
Lead Poisoning 101
What does lead poisoning look like?
ClearCorps Detroit
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