Community Partners Assistance - Help Paying Property Taxes
If you are unable to pay your Wayne County property taxes to prevent the loss of your home for tax foreclosure you may be able to get financial assistance and free legal help.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is a principal department of the State of Michigan that provides public assistance, child and family welfare services, and health policy and management oversight.
(313) 841-3727 http://www.swsol.org/
Southwest Solutions is an agency provide a broad range of programs in the areas of human development, economic development, and community engagement. Their free services include, but are not limited to: Foreclosure prevention counseling, mastering money management, Debt reduction, Banking basics, Developing a spending plan, Improving credit ratios and savings, Consumer protection, and Fair housing and fair lending.
Taxpayers who have been approved for a Property Tax Exemption in 2020 or 2021 and are qualified for the PAYS tax reduction, but have not yet entered into the agreement are encouraged to do so as soon as possible. If you need financial assistance in making your payments you may be eligible for help through the Detroit Tax Relief Fund. Please call (313) 244-0274, or go to https://waynemetro.tfaforms.net/4849141 for more information and to complete an application for assistance.
Wayne Metro Community Action Agency (Wayne Metro) provides essential services, diversified programming, and community resources to low- and moderate-income individuals and families throughout all of Wayne County. Today, Wayne Metro supports all of Wayne County with more than 50 programs with over 300 employees, and is proud to be one of the most innovative Community Action Agencies in the entire country.
Address: 7310 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
The Buildings, Safety Engineering and Environmental Department (BSEED) mission is to provide for the safety, health and welfare of the general public as it pertains to buildings and their environs in an efficient, cost effective, user friendly and professional manner. BSEED enforces construction, property maintenance, environmental compliance and zoning codes, which preserve and enhance property values and promote a quality of life to make Detroit a preferred place to reside and conduct business.
Address: 7310 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
The mission of the City of Detroit Office of the Assessor is to discover, list and value at current market conditions all real and tangible personal property in the City of Detroit for the purposes of levying the tax lawfully imposed and to warrant said levy to the Treasurer of the City of Detroit for collection.
(313) 964-3666 www.handetroit.org
HAND's core mission is to provide leadership to address homelessness.Address: 3701 Miracles Blvd. Suite 101, Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 923-1655 https://www.dnwayne.org/
Accounting Aid Society helps grow an economy that works for everyone in Detroit and Southeastern Michigan through programs that focus on free tax assistance for low- to middle-income neighbors. They provide tax preparation, financial management practices for small business owners, tax debt relief and financial coaching and education.
(800) 241-4949 https://www.dwihn.org/
The Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network is a safety net organization that provides a full array of services and supports to adults with mental illness, individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, children with serious emotional disturbances and persons with substance use disorders.
(313) 640-1100 http://www.usnapbac.org
U-SNAP-BAC is a non-profit housing corporation that offers a variety of services to help people get back on their feet. U-SNAP-BAC was incorporated by a consortium of seven neighborhood organizations and four business associations to revitalize the east side of Detroit. The mission is "to empower residents to impact the future of Detroit's eastside. Through coalition building, resource development, joint planning and programming, we will promote economic growth and neighborhood improvement."
(313) 272-3900. https://gdabvi.org/
The Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired provides quality, innovative services that increase self-reliance, productivity and dignity for persons who are blind or visually impaired.
(313) 255-6275 https://newhopedetroit.com/
New Hope's mission is to improve the quality of life for resident's businesses, and institutions in the New Hope Community. Their goal is to promote homeownership, provide for revitalization and preservation of the neighborhood, and instill a sense of pride and ownership in the community.
(313) 285-9234 https://michiganblackcaucus.org/
The foundation provides non-partisan, educational research, public policy development, and analysis of various issues of social and economic importance of Michigan's Black Communities, and implements associated programs and services which enhance the quality of life of children and families.
(313) 224-5045. https://www.michiganveterans.com/a/Wayne-County
If you are a veteran with at least 6 months of wartime duty, you may qualify for financial assistance.
(313) 541-9828 https://www.abayomicdc.org/
Abayomi's mission is To strengthen and secure families and the local community through comprehensive community building.
If you are a veteran with any wartime service and an honorable discharge, you may qualify.
(313) 446-4444 https://www.detroitseniorsolution.org/
Address: 1333 Brewery Park Blvd Suite 200, Detroit, MI 48207
Wayne County Senior Services provides congregate, home-delivered, and liquid meals to eligible senior citizens age 60 and older in the 34 communities in western Wayne County and in the downriver areas.
Wayne State University SAFE will help older adults recover financially and emotionally after being victimized by financial scams or identity theft, educate older adults, and the people who care for them, about scamming and identity theft techniques, identification, protection and reporting, and strengthen financial literacy through educational, interactive workshops.
DTE Energy provides gas and electric services to residents of Metro Detroit.
The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) is stabilizing and empowering Michigan families, keeping them healthy, safe and warm.
THAW, an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, distributes assistance to vulnerable Michigan residents through 39 agency partners and a series of annual mobile processing events. The number of households that need utility assistance continues to grow each year. Last year THAW distributed more than $15 million in utility assistance to nearly 18,000 Michigan households, and we could not have done that without your help.
Address: 535 Griswold Street, Detroit, MI 48226
MSHDA has federal funds available to help tenants facing pandemic-related hardships avoid eviction while also ensuring landlords can recoup owed rent through the COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) program.
Address: 3028 W. Grand Blvd. St 4-600, Detroit, MI 48202
Help is available to those who qualify and is not limited to those of Arabic ethnicity.
* All financial help is contingent upon qualifications and available funding. If you believe you were wrongfully denied State Emergency Relief, you may obtain free legal help from one of the agencies below: