About the Program
  • house built by prisoners at Saginaw Correctional Facility First House In March of 2000, a three-bedroom house built by state prisoners was loaded on a truck and driven through the streets of Saginaw, Michigan, to a site where a young Hispanic woman and her four-year-old son were to make their home.
  • Past, Present & Future How many times do you have a prison program that all the politicians, the general public and prisoner advocacy groups can support?

  • Education and Training Using a systems approach to training prisoners to build houses and housing components, the Michigan Prison Build Program is working with other state agencies, housing contractors and landscape architects ...
  • Building houses and housing components and providing horticulture products are only the first step for these prisoners in making a successful return to the community.