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Since 1993, Leelanau County has administered housing programs for low and medium income families. With grants from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) and other federal, state and local resources, over $5.75 million dollars has been used to renovate or construct over 115 homes for qualified homeowners and homebuyers.
The Planning & Community Development office works with loan programs through Rural Development and MSHDA to coordinate home improvement loans for county homeowners. Homeowner's must meet income guidelines and the homes must be the primary residence of the applicants. The information provided on the application is verified through credit reports, employment checks and bank verifications. All information is kept confidential. Interest rates range from 0% to 3% based on household income and program guidelines.
Rehabilitation work can include such items as: septic systems, wells, windows & doors, siding, roofing, electrical & plumbing, etc. Need work done on your home? Print out the application below for a Home Improvement Loan, and return to the Planning & Community Development office.
Application for Home Improvement Loan
Contractor - Registration Form to Bid on Projects