Neighborhood Enterprise (NEZ) Zone Act

P.A. 147 of 1992, as amended

The Neighborhood Enterprise Zone Act, PA 147 of 1992, as amended, provides for the development and rehabilitation of residential housing located within eligible distressed communities. New and rehabilitated facilities applications are filed, reviewed and approved by the local unit of government, but are also subject to review at the State level by the Property Services Division. The State Tax Commission (STC) is responsible for final approval and issuance of new and rehabilitated facility certificates. Exemptions for new and rehabilitated facilities are not effective until approved by the STC. NEZ Homestead applications are filed, reviewed and approved by the local unit of government.