Additional Housing Resources

This page provides additional housing-related resources.

Michigan Preservation Information Exchange

The Michigan Preservation Information Exchange provides access to a comprehensive listing of affordable housing within the state of Michigan and the ability to search, query, and export data.

Helping Hands's Helping Hand site helps Michigan citizens facing economic hardship find the services they need. Services include:

  • Housing Help
  • Jobs & Training
  • Unemployment Benefits
  • Health Care
  • Family Support
211 Call Centers

2-1-1 provides the health and human services equivalent of 9-1-1 to give or get help. United Way organizes this service.

Department of Human Services

Visit the Michigan DHS web site to find services available from the DHS in your area

Energy Star Ratings

Find out more about Energy Star and how it can affect your utility payments. Ratings are generally geared toward new construction and building which receive the rating must meet strict efficiency standards. Find an energy star rated home can save you money at these sites:

Community Action Agency

CAP agencies have a page where people can click on a Michigan map or enter their zip code to find their local CAP agency at

Michigan Department of Community Health

The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is responsible for health policy and management of the state's publicly-funded health service systems. About 2 million Michigan residents will receive services this year that are provided with total or partial support from MDCH.

Once just a distant memory or a reference in a popular bedtime phrase, Bed Bugs are real, and are making a comeback in the United States. The Michigan Department of Community Health has gathered experts from across the state government, local municipalities and industry groups to develop resources and materials for prevention and control of Michigan bed bugs.