Additional Housing Resources

This page provides additional housing-related resources.

Affordable Rental Housing Directory

The Affordable Rental Housing Directory 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.

The Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

The Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) is responsible for protecting and improving the health and well-being of Michigan citizens who require emergency medical services, through the administration of license requirements for EMS Operations and Vehicles, the oversight of local Medical Control Authorities and the development of regulatory policies and procedures which promote efficient program administration and safe care, treatment and transportation of the sick and injured.

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

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.