How To Apply

Download the Intake Form Here

You can also visit one of the 12 Intake Centers – indicated on the map below – as well as any City of Detroit Rec Center to pick up an application for a home repair loan. When you have completed the application and compiled all of the required documents, please contact an Intake Center to schedule an appointment to submit your application.

Locations in Detroit to pick up an application

Document Checklist

This checklist may be changed and/or amended at any time, as needed, by the City of Detroit.

  • Signed Homeowner’s Loan Intake/Application Form (Available on March 24th at noon);
  • Copy of Current Driver’s License or State ID;
  • Passport, birth certificate, Certificate of Citizenship (To prove citizenship);
  • Recorded Warranty Deed (available at Wayne County Register of Deeds 400 Monroe Ave #700, Detroit, MI 48226);
  • Proof of Current Homeowners Insurance;
  • Proof of Paid Property Taxes (available at Wayne County Register of Deeds 400 Monroe Ave #700, Detroit, MI 48226);
  • Income Verification Checklist (All household members over 18);
  • Proof of Occupancy – Utility Bill, insurance certificate, property tax, homestead exemption;
  • Current two (2) Most Recent Paystubs;
  • Current two (2) years Income Tax Returns with Completed Schedules;
  • Savings and Checking Account Statements;
  • Authorization to run credit report (Included in intake packet); and
  • If the applicant has an existing mortgage or land contract for the property, the homeowner must have approval from the holder of any mortgage or land contract on the property. A document will be provided for your existing mortgage lender or land contract holder to sign showing their consent to the City’s home repair loan on the property

Intake Centers

Please contact one of the 12 intake centers to pick up an intake form and schedule an appointment to submit your documents.   For more information about the intake centers please visit their websites listed below.



  • Jefferson East, Inc – 300 River Place (by appointment only), Ste. 5250 | (313) 331-7939  Housing Satellite office (Tues/Wed) – 1018 Chalmers (walk-ins)
  • U SNAP BAC – 14901 East Warren Ave | (313) 640-1100

Central Woodward


Pick Up Intake Forms

Pick up a printed copy of the Intake Form at one of these City of Detroit Recreation Centers. When you have assembled all documentation, set an appointment with one of the Intake Centers to finalize and submit your forms.

  • Adams Butzel Complex – 10500 Lyndon
  • Butzel Family Center – 7737 Kercheval
  • Clemente Recreation Center – 2631 Bagley
  • Considine Center – 8904 Woodward Ave
  • Crowell Recreation Center – 16630 Lahser
  • Delray Community Center – 420 Leigh
  • Farwell Recreation Center – 2711 E. Outer Dr.
  • Heilmann Recreation Center – 19601 Crusade
  • Kemeny Recreation Center – 2260 S. Fort
  • Lasky Recreation Center – 13200 Fenelon
  • Northwest Activities Center – 18100 Meyers
  • Patton Recreation Center – 2301 Woodmere
  • Williams Community Center – 8431 Rosa Parks
  • Young Recreation Center – 2751 Robert Bradby Dr.