Community & Home Improvement 2015 Guide Details Distribution of Nearly $10 Million for Neighborhood Improvements and Services

The Oakland County Community & Home Improvement Division today announced the release of its 2015 guide, detailing how nearly $10 million in federal funds will be spent revitalizing neighborhoods, fixing up homes and providing residents with other vital programs and community services. The 12-page guide gives an overview of the division and lists the services and programs available to residents such as free housing counseling from certified housing professionals, emergency housing support, … [Read more...]

Oakland County Community & Home Improvement Team Member Named “Housing Counselor of the Year” by State Agency

In an announcement made today, the Michigan State Housing Development Authority named a 14-year veteran of the Oakland County Community & Home Improvement Division, “Housing Counselor of the Year.” Commerce Township resident Lon Shook received the award today during a luncheon at the Building Michigan Communities Conference in Lansing. “Lon goes above and beyond to ensure his clients’ needs are addressed in the best possible way,” Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said. … [Read more...]