June 2011: Michigan Homeownership Month

Date:  June 01, 2011  -  June 30, 2011
Time: All Day Event
WHEREAS, though we face difficult economic and housing market conditions, Michigan continues to promote and protect homeownership opportunities for individuals and families throughout the state through the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) in partnership with public, private and non-profit organizations; and, 

WHEREAS, homeownership enhances self-sufficiency, allows families to grow and shape their lives and serves as part of the foundation for stabilizing neighborhoods and building communities; and,   

WHEREAS, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the state of Michigan receives federal funds that are administered through MSHDA to develop homeowner assistance programs; and, 

WHEREAS, during this month, we join with MSHDA to raise awareness of the many efforts and programs that have been developed to generate economic growth through homeownership in Michigan; 

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, Governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim June 2011 as Michigan Homeownership Month.