Rental Assistance

Detroit
Rental Assistance

Detroit Rental Assistance

Hamtramck Woody Plaza District

12140 Joseph Campau Ave
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 892-0180

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low income households with limited assets. Household must make all energy required payments for six months prior to the application for both primary and secondary fuel sources.

Documents

Proof of residence; proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members; proof of assets (cash on hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc); Birth Certificates; and Social Security cards for all permanent household members.

Hours

Vary by local office; online application available 24 hours.

Wayne County Veterans Affairs

28 W Adams Ave
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 224-5045

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Property Tax Payment Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Honorably discharged, war-time veterans and their families; veterans must have served in the Armed Forces during one of the periods listed below, or have been awarded an expeditionary medal, which should be indicated on the DD-214 [Military Discharge]:

Documents

DD-214 [Military Discharge]; valid Michigan photo ID; verification of income and expenses; utility shut-off notices; foreclosure notice; eviction notice [need court-ordered judgment]; tax notice of property being taken for delinquent tax.

Hours

Mon-Fri 9am-3:30pm.

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

8655 Greenfield Rd
Detroit, MI 48228
(313) 943-5200

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low income households with limited assets. Household must make all energy required payments for six months prior to the application for both primary and secondary fuel sources.

Documents

Proof of residence; proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members; proof of assets (cash on hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc); Birth Certificates; and Social Security cards for all permanent household members.

Hours

Vary by local office; online application available 24 hours.

Grandmont Service Center DHS

17455 Grand River Avenue
Detroit, MI 48227
(313) 493-7801

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low income households with limited assets. Household must make all energy required payments for six months prior to the application for both primary and secondary fuel sources.

Documents

Proof of residence; proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members; proof of assets (cash on hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc); Birth Certificates; and Social Security cards for all permanent household members.

Hours

Vary by local office; online application available 24 hours.

District Offices Social Services

5131 Grand River Avenue
Detroit, MI 48208
(313) 361-7300

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low income households with limited assets. Household must make all energy required payments for six months prior to the application for both primary and secondary fuel sources.

Documents

Proof of residence; proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members; proof of assets (cash on hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc); Birth Certificates; and Social Security cards for all permanent household members.

Hours

Vary by local office; online application available 24 hours.

MDHHS Wayne - Southwest Service Center 41

2439-
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 554-8300

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low income households with limited assets. Household must make all energy required payments for six months prior to the application for both primary and secondary fuel sources.

Documents

Proof of residence; proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members; proof of assets (cash on hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc); Birth Certificates; and Social Security cards for all permanent household members.

Hours

Vary by local office; online application available 24 hours.

Department of Human Services Mi

6821 Medbury St
Detroit, MI 48211
(313) 926-8600

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low income households with limited assets. Household must make all energy required payments for six months prior to the application for both primary and secondary fuel sources.

Documents

Proof of residence; proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members; proof of assets (cash on hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc); Birth Certificates; and Social Security cards for all permanent household members.

Hours

Vary by local office; online application available 24 hours.

Health Emergency Lifeline Programs (HELP)

1726 Howard St
Detroit, MI 48216
(313) 832-3300

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Moving Expense Assistance, Prescription Expense Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Rental Deposit Assistance

Eligibility

Must have no other insurance or payer source for the covered service including Medicare and Medicaid, must be HIV positive with annual household income below 300 percent of the federal poverty level.

Hours

Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm; Closed for lunch 12noon-1pm.

DTE Energy

1 Energy Plaza
Detroit, MI 48226
(800) 477-4747

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low-income individuals and families with an unpaid balance greater than $750.

Documents

Must provide proof of income. Must show government issued photo identification.

Hours

Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm.

Community & Home Supports Inc

2111 Woodward Ave # 608
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 964-2566

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Rental Deposit Assistance, Utility Deposit Assistance

Eligibility

Must meet the following minimum criteria:

Documents

Must show government issued photo identification; Social Security cards for all members of household; and proof of income. Must also show applicable documentation such as: eviction notice, utility shut off notice, homeless certification and DHS decision letter or notice, and present a valid lease (where applicable).

Hours

Mon-Thu 8:30am-11:30am.

Department of Human Services

30755 Montpelier
Madison Heights, MI 48071
(248) 583-8700

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low income households with limited assets. Household must make all energy required payments for six months prior to the application for both primary and secondary fuel sources.

Documents

Proof of residence; proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members; proof of assets (cash on hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc); Birth Certificates; and Social Security cards for all permanent household members.

Hours

Vary by local office; online application available 24 hours.

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

27690 Van Dyke Ave
Warren, MI 48093
(586) 427-0600

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low income households with limited assets. Household must make all energy required payments for six months prior to the application for both primary and secondary fuel sources.

Documents

Proof of residence; proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members; proof of assets (cash on hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc); Birth Certificates; and Social Security cards for all permanent household members.

Hours

Vary by local office; online application available 24 hours.

Macomb Community Action

11370 Hupp Ave
Warren, MI 48089
(586) 759-9150

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Macomb county residents who have received a shut off notice. Must meet income guidelines and have a referral from DHS.

Documents

Must show government issued photo identification, Social Security card, and shut off notice. Must provide proof of residency (mortgage statement or lease agreement) and proof of income.

Hours

Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm.

Department of Human Services-Taylor

25637 Ecorse Rd
Taylor, MI 48180
(313) 375-2500

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low income households with limited assets. Household must make all energy required payments for six months prior to the application for both primary and secondary fuel sources.

Documents

Proof of residence; proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members; proof of assets (cash on hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc); Birth Certificates; and Social Security cards for all permanent household members.

Hours

Vary by local office; online application available 24 hours.

State of Michigan - Department of Human Services

26355 Michigan Ave
Inkster, MI 48141
(313) 792-7700

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low income households with limited assets. Household must make all energy required payments for six months prior to the application for both primary and secondary fuel sources.

Documents

Proof of residence; proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members; proof of assets (cash on hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc); Birth Certificates; and Social Security cards for all permanent household members.

Hours

Vary by local office; online application available 24 hours.

Community Sharing Outreach Center

5061 Duck Lake Rd N
Highland Charter Twp, MI 48356
(248) 889-0347

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Prescription Expense Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low-income residents of Highland, Milford or the Stratford Villa or Commerce Meadows mobile home parks in Wixom with an emergency financial need. Low-income is defined as a family of four with a maximum yearly income of $21,300, and is adjusted by family size. Must be 18 years of age or older to register for assistance. Call for more information.

Documents

Must show government issued photo identification; proof of residency, such as rent history, utility bills, or school records; Birth Certificates (or social security cards if birth certificates are not available) for ALL family members; and proof of income for all family/household members age 18 and older. Must also furnish proof of emergency situation which is causing financial hardship.

Hours

Tue 10am-1pm; 2nd and 4th Sat 10am-1pm; 2nd and 4th Tue 6pm-8pm. Other hours by appointment only.

Department of Human Services

41227 Mound Rd
Sterling Heights, MI 48314
(586) 254-1500

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low income households with limited assets. Household must make all energy required payments for six months prior to the application for both primary and secondary fuel sources.

Documents

Proof of residence; proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members; proof of assets (cash on hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc); Birth Certificates; and Social Security cards for all permanent household members.

Hours

Vary by local office; online application available 24 hours.

Oakland County Veterans Services

1151 Crooks Rd
Troy, MI 48084
(248) 655-1250

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance

Eligibility

Veterans residing in Oakland County honorably discharged from active duty, their surviving spouses and dependent children.

Documents

Must show government issued photo identification. Proof of honorable discharge.

Hours

Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm. Closed for lunch 12noon-1pm.

Oakland Livingston Human Services

196 Cesar E Chavez Ave
Pontiac, MI 48342
(248) 209-2600

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Moving Expense Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low-income residents of Oakland County.

Documents

Renters must provide Court-ordered eviction notice . Homeowners must provide a Letter of Default stating amount of payments, late charges and amount in arrearage. Homeowners must also provide mortgage coupon book and statement of interest and principal amounts paid. Oakland County ID for everyone in the household 18 years and older. Social Security cards for everyone in the household. Proof of Income. Current (within 30 days) DHS Decision Notice. Confirmation of assistance from other agencies, churches, self and others.

Hours

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8am-5pm; Wed 8am-7pm.

Oakland County Veterans Services

1200 North Telegraph Road
Pontiac, MI 48341
(248) 858-0785

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance

Eligibility

Veterans residing in Oakland County honorably discharged from active duty, their surviving spouses and dependent children.

Documents

Must show government issued photo identification. Proof of honorable discharge.

Hours

Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm. Closed for lunch 12noon-1pm.

Michigan Department of Human Services

51111 Woodward Ave
Pontiac, MI 48342
(248) 975-5200

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low income households with limited assets. Household must make all energy required payments for six months prior to the application for both primary and secondary fuel sources.

Documents

Proof of residence; proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members; proof of assets (cash on hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc); Birth Certificates; and Social Security cards for all permanent household members.

Hours

Vary by local office; online application available 24 hours.

Friends In Deed

1196 Ecorse Rd
Ypsilanti, MI 48198
(734) 484-4357

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Prescription Expense Assistance, Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low income residents of Washtenaw County who have exhausted all other resources for assistance. Must have applied to DHS for State Emergency Relief.

Documents

Must show government issued photo identification, proof of income, proof of residency and shut-off notice for utility assistance.

Hours

Mon-Fri 9:30am-12noon.

Active Faith Community Services

401 Washington St
South Lyon, MI 48178
(248) 437-9790

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Individuals and families must meet income guidelines based on household size.

Documents

Must show government issued photo identification for all household members age 18 or older and Social Security cards for everyone. Must provide proof of residence (rent history, house payment receipt, utility bills or school record) and proof of income for all household members age 18 and older (pay stubs, social security statement, DHS eligibility letter, unemployment record, child support statement, income tax return or bank statement).

Hours

Mon, Wed, Thu 10am-5pm.

Monroe County Opportunity Program

4006
Monroe, MI 48161
(734) 241-2775

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Prescription Expense Assistance, Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance

Eligibility

Monroe County residents age 55 and older meeting income guidelines.

Documents

Must provide proof of income.

Hours

Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm.

Monroe County Veteran's Bureau

29 Washington St
Monroe, MI 48161
(734) 240-7362

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Wartime veterans with honorable discharge and their spouses or widows.

Documents

Military Discharge Papers (DD214).

Hours

Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm. Closed for lunch 12noon-1pm.

Human Services Department

903 S Telegraph Rd
Monroe, MI 48161
(734) 243-7200

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low income households with limited assets. Household must make all energy required payments for six months prior to the application for both primary and secondary fuel sources.

Documents

Proof of residence; proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members; proof of assets (cash on hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc); Birth Certificates; and Social Security cards for all permanent household members.

Hours

Vary by local office; online application available 24 hours.

Aid In Milan

89 W Main St
Milan, MI 48160
(734) 439-8420

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Prescription Expense Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Telephone Service Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low income residents in Milan School District in crisis. Telephone bill assistance is for individuals that need phone service for medical reasons.

Documents

Proof of residency (government issued photo identification, utility bills), proof of income (pay stubs, income tax returns or income statements), and proof of emergency (eviction notice, utility cut-off notice, etc.).

Hours

Mon-Fri 9am-3pm.

Home of New Vision

3115 Professional Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 481-2000

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Low income households with limited assets. Household must make all energy required payments for six months prior to the application for both primary and secondary fuel sources.

Documents

Proof of residence; proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members; proof of assets (cash on hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc); Birth Certificates; and Social Security cards for all permanent household members.

Hours

Vary by local office; online application available 24 hours.

Book Industry Charitable Foundation

713 W Ellsworth Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
(866) 733-9064

Services

Assists with specific unforeseen emergency financial needs of booksellers and their immediate family members living in the same household. Assesses each request to determine a course of action to provide short-term assistance and help relieve the financial need.

Eligibility

Current bookstore employees and bookstore owner operators are eligible to apply for grant consideration. Also, former Borders Books & Music and Waldenbooks & Borders Group Inc. employees are eligible to apply for consideration.

Saline Social Services Inc

224 W Michigan Ave
Saline, MI 48176
(734) 429-4570

Services

Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Money, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Prescription Expense Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance

Eligibility

Residents of Saline Area School District who meet the following income guidelines: $1,670/month (for a single person) $3,400/month (for a family of 4).

Documents

Must show government issued photo identification. Must provide proof of income and residence.

Hours

Mon 10am-5:30pm; Tue-Thu 10am-3pm.