How To Apply

Download the Intake Form Here

You can visit or call one of the 11 Intake Centers to pick up a home repair application. 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

Application Checklist

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

  • Signed home repair application (includes authorization to release information to lender to run a credit report;
  • Copy of current Driver’s License or State ID; and
  • Passport, birth certificate, certificate of citizenship (to prove residency); please note: if you have an enhanced license a passport & birth certificate are not required.
  • Recorded Warranty Deed (available at Wayne County Register of Deeds 400 Monroe Ave #700, Detroit, MI 48226);
  • Proof of current Homeowners Insurance or at least one (1) quote for Homeowners Insurance;
  • Most recent paid tax bill (available at Wayne County Register of Deeds 400 Monroe Ave #700, Detroit, MI 48226);
  • Proof of payment plan with the Treasurer’s Office & 3 paid receipts (if taxes are delinquent);
  • Signed income verification forms (for all household members over 18);
  • Proof of Occupancy – most recent utility bill
  • Two (2) most recent paystubs, social security statement or proof of other sources of income;
  • Most recent two (2) years of federal income tax returns with completed schedules; if tax exempt a signed affidavit is required;
  • Two (2) most recent bank statements

Intake Centers

Please contact one of the 11 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 the 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