Step Forward Michigan will be closing its online application portal, www.stepforwardmichigan.org to new applications on December 1, 2019. The following message is posted on the site: The last day to start a new application is November 30, 2019.
After the portal is closed, Step Forward will continue to accept paper applications and phone applications; complete application packages received will continue to be actively reviewed and considered on a first-come, first-serve basis for assistance.
Since July 2010, Step Forward Michigan has assisted more than 38,100 homeowners who were delinquent with their mortgage payments, property taxes or condominium association dues. The program has disbursed $297.6 million directly to participating lenders, counties and condominium associations to prevent foreclosure and keep Michiganders in their homes.