Community Improvement Division

The Community Improvement Division is a federally funded division of the Community Development Department. It administers the City's Community Development Block Grant Program to benefit low-income and moderate-income residents.

Block Grant funds are used for the Home Chore Program and code enforcement.

Home Improvement Loans

Need help with your home repairs? Qualified homeowners may be eligiblefor interest-free loans up to $18,000 to carry out needed home repairs.

The Oakland County Community Home and Improvement Program is now accepting applications for low interest and/or deferred loans for home improvement repairs. Loans are offered at a low or deferred interest rate. Deferred loans are available, and eligibility is determined by household income.


In order to qualify, homeowners must meet income guidelines and be an owner/occupant of a single family home in Madison Heights. Low income persons, including the elderly and disabled, are encouraged to apply. For more information, please contact the Oakland County Community and Home Improvement Office at (248)858-0493 , or visit their website.

Housing Counseling

Do you know your tenant rights and responsibilities? Do you need help with preventing mortgage or property tax foreclosure? View the Oakland County Help with Housing page for more information about this and other programs that may be beneficial to you.

Michigan State Housing Development Authority

The Madison Heights Housing Commission was disbanded on July 1, 2013. The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) now administers all rental assistance (Section 8) cases.

For further information please call:

If your home is in Wayne County

Sylvester Hyman and Associates

36927 Schoolcraft Road

Livonia, MI 48150

Phone: 248-559-5830

Fax: 734-779-0778

If your home is in Macomb or Oakland County 

Szajna and Associates

P.O. Box 787

Mt. Clemens, MI 48046

Phone: 586-468-1775

Fax: 586-468-1792

For the MSHDA Neighborhood Enhancement Program Contact: