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What is the MI Neighborhood Program?

MI Neighborhood is a blend of $60 million in funding in response to regional action plans strategic alignment with the Statewide Housing Plan. This new application streamlines access to three main housing activity components: rehabilitation, new unit, and/or public amenities.  Refer to the program overview in the section below for additional details.

MI NEIGHBORHOOD APPLICATION - review the following PRIOR to applying:
1.  Program Overview
2. Ten Steps-Grant Process Summary
3. Application Instructions to ensure all content requirements are met

Application Reference Materials - review the following PRIOR to applying:
Regional Housing Partnership (RHP) Action Plans on Statewide Housing Plan webpage
County and Township Data Supporting New Unit Creation 
State of Michigan Housing Data Portal
Statewide Data Supporting Housing Activity Need


IMPORTANT!  THIS APPLICATION PROCESS IS FOR LOCAL UNITS OF GOVERNMENT,
NON-PROFIT AND FOR-PROFIT ENTITIES ONLY.

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IMPORTANT!  Read login instructions before accessing application portal.

LOGIN INSTRUCTIONS
A.  If you are an existing IGX user:
1.  Use existing username and password to access dashboard.
2.  Select "My Opportunities – NHID MI Neighborhood Application."
3.  Select "Proceed" to load the application.
4.  See "Application Instructions."
OR
B.  If you do not have existing IGX login:
1.  Select "MI Neighborhood Application System Request."  (Tip:  Do not select "New User" or there will be a delay in accessing system.)
2.  Complete the "MI Neighborhood Application Access Request" registration form.
3.  Select "Save and Proceed."
4.  Receipt of system email with username should occur in real time with no delay.
5.  Login with username and password
6.  Select "My Opportunity – NHID MI Neighborhood Application."
7.  Select "Proceed" which will load the application.
8.  See "Application Instructions."

ONGOING Q & A

1.  Submit questions to MSHDA-MINeighborhoodMailbox@Michigan.gov
2.  The first Q & A virtual meeting will be held Wed Apr 10 from 11 am - 12 pm ET to go over questions.  Meeting details are provided in the application instructions.
3.  The Frequently Asked Questions document provides further information about the MI Neighborhood Program.

Timeline

Applications are due by 5 p.m. ET on the last date of the round and will be batched as a group for scoring purposes.  Any applications received after that time, will be included in the next funding round.

Round 1   4/01 – 4/15     Reservation Memos Distributed on 5/13
Round 2   4/16 – 5/01     Reservation Memos Distributed on 5/31
Round 3   5/02 – 5/15     Reservation Memos Distributed on 6/10
Round 4   5/16 – 5/31     Reservation Memos Distributed on 7/02
Round 5   6/01 – 6/15     Reservation Memos Distributed on 7/15
Round 6   6/15 – 7/01     Reservation Memos Distributed on 7/31

On the first Monday of each month, beginning June 2024, reserved amounts and the remaining balance for each region will be posted.

Reference Materials

Application Scoresheet
Income Limits - Current MI Neighborhood income limits based on household size.  Grant Agreements will identify most recent Income Limits as applicable.
Limited Dividend Housing Association (LDHA) parameters from MSHDA Legal Affairs Division
Residential Housing Rehabilitation Standards

Inquiries?

For program-specific questions, email MSHDA-MINeighborhoodMailbox@Michigan.gov
For IGX access or login issues, email MSHDA-IT-Security@Michigan.gov

Regional Investment Strategy