Annually, the Community Development Office applies for and administers the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The funds are used to provide assistance to low and moderate income individuals for housing rehabilitation work and capital improvements in eligible areas. The Housing Rehabilitation Program allows eligible homeowners to maintain and improve existing homes in the City. Capital projects are built in eligible areas with pressing capital improvement needs.
The Office also coordinates other activities and programs such as maintaining census data for the city, citywide tree planting, and providing professional assistance to the Beautification Commission.
Contact the Community Development Office at (248) 871-2543 for further information or questions.
The City of Farmington Hills receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. These funds are utilized to benefit low and moderate income areas as defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The following is a list of current CDBG capital improvements.
The project proposes the installation of replacement HVAC rooftop units and energy efficient lighting around and inside the building. Construction is anticipated in the spring and summer of 2017.
Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report – The CAPER describes the Annual Action Plan activities and accomplishments that occurred between July 1st and June 30th of each program year for the CDBG program. The CAPER is considered a year end summary of the prior program year.
CAPER Program Year 2020-2021
CAPER Program Year 2019-2020
CAPER Program Year 2018-2019
CAPER Program Year 2017-2018
Citizen Participation Plan
The following public notices are related to the CDBG program.
Program Year 2020-2021 Notice of Public Hearing
Program Year 2020-2021 Legal Notice
Program Year 2019-2020 Legal Notice
Program Year 2018-2019 Legal Notice
Program Year 2017-2018 Legal Notice
Program Year 2016-2017 Legal Notice
Program Year 2015-2016 Legal Notice
With the use of Federal dollars through the Community Development Block Grant Program, the City of Farmington Hills has a Housing Rehabilitation Program which allows eligible homeowners to upgrade and improve existing homes in the City.
Deferred loans are available to owner-occupied single-family homes, with payment due upon the sale of the property.
Home repair that will bring the home up to code is generally eligible for a home improvement loan.
Examples include, but are not limited to:
The Program may finance building materials should the applicant choose to do the work themselves.
You may qualify for home improvement assistance if:
*2021 Income levels - subject to change.
*The Loan Board may authorize a higher amount due to extenuating circumstances.
The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) www.michigan.gov/mshda and Oakland County Community and Home Improvement https://www.oakgov.com/advantageoakland/communities/Pages/Home-Improvement-Program-and-Contractor-Opportunities-.aspx also have home improvement programs.
For further information on how to obtain a low interest home improvement loan, call the [Equal Housing Opportunity] Farmington Hills Community Development Office at 248-871-2543.
City of Farmington Hills
Housing Rehabilitation Program
31555 West Eleven Mile Road
Farmington Hills, Michigan 48336