Federal funds awarded to Macomb County nonprofits to support affordable housing


MOUNT CLEMENS, MI – June 8, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel announced today that $2.3 million in federal funds will be awarded to three nonprofit organizations to create affordable housing in the county. The announcement culminates a competitive process that began in January 2011 to determine the highest and best use of federal HOME funds.

Awarded projects are:

  • Macomb County Habitat for Humanity will receive $1.3 million to acquire and renovate 19 homes in Clinton Township, Roseville, Sterling Heights and other parts of Macomb County for resale to eligible families.
  • Springhill Housing Corporation will receive $950,000 to provide acquire and renovate rental housing for disabled adults.

˜ Solid Ground will receive $87,500 to support staff and other operational needs at its transitional housing facility in Roseville.

“These organizations are committed to providing decent and affordable housing for people, said Hackel. We are pleased to be able to support their efforts.”

HOME is one of several federal programs administered by the Macomb County Department of Planning & Economic Development. Details about the project may be found at: www.macombcountymi.gov/mcped or by calling 586]469]5285.

Media Contact:
Stephen N. Cassin 586‐469‐5285


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