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21 Jun, 2017, 12:37 ET Lack of Down Payment Savings Tops List of Concerns Among Michigan First-Time Homebuyers

A study by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) reveals insights into first-time homebuyers' motivations and concerns. The...


02 Oct, 2014, 12:31 ET State Nominates 16 Sites to the National Register of Historic Places

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), part of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, announced the nomination of 16 properties...


01 Oct, 2014, 15:00 ET MSHDA Announces $6.8 Million in Emergency Solutions Grants to Help Michigan's Homeless

 Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Acting-Executive Director Wayne Workman today announced nearly $6.8 million in Emergency...


19 Sep, 2014, 10:00 ET Financing for Historic Rehabilitation Projects Available Through New Grant Program

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority's State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), in partnership with the Michigan Economic Development...


25 Jul, 2014, 12:22 ET MSHDA Investing $2.5 Million in Blight Removal in Five Michigan Counties

 The Community Development Division (CDD) of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) has announced six recipients will receive...


08 Jul, 2014, 10:00 ET MSHDA Announces $6.2 Million in CDBG Grants

Scott Woosley, executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), recently announced more than $6.2 million in...


30 Jun, 2014, 15:05 ET MSHDA is First State Government Agency in Michigan to Earn LEED Certification for Lansing Office

Scott Woosley, executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), today announced MSHDA has been awarded LEED'' Silver...


29 May, 2014, 11:17 ET SHPO Awards Historic Preservation Grants

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority's State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) today announced awards of historic preservation grants...


19 May, 2014, 12:27 ET Michigan Main Street Program Provides Economic Boost for Participating Communities

The economic benefits of the Michigan Main Street Center were unveiled during the National Main Streets Conference, the country's leading downtown...


15 May, 2014, 13:30 ET Detroit Sets Perfect Backdrop for Downtown Revitalization Conference Starting Sunday

The 29th National Main Streets Conference will descend on Detroit Sunday through Tuesday, attracting more than 1,300 city planners, community...


07 May, 2014, 10:00 ET 2014 Governor's Awards for Historic Preservation Presented at Michigan State Capitol

Scott Woosley, executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), and State Historic Preservation Officer Brian Conway...


01 May, 2014, 14:00 ET Escanaba and Owosso Downtowns Added to the National Register of Historic Places

Downtown historic districts in Escanaba and Owosso are among the most recent listings to the National Register of Historic Places, the State...


29 Apr, 2014, 14:00 ET Detroit neighborhood leader honored for commitment to community development

Thomas Goddeeris, executive director of Grandmont Rosedale Development Corp. in Detroit, today was announced as the winner of the 2014...


28 Apr, 2014, 08:00 ET MSHDA: Michigan housing industry poised for best year since Great Recession

 Michigan's housing industry is bracing for its best year since 2008, including projected increases in new housing starts, rising home prices...


01 Apr, 2014, 14:15 ET 'Rehab Addict' Nicole Curtis to headline 16th annual Building Michigan Communities Conference

 Michigan native Nicole Curtis, host of the "Rehab Addict" television show, will serve as a keynote speaker at the 16th annual Building...


26 Mar, 2014, 09:00 ET 'Michigan Modern™: Design that Shaped America' Symposium and Exhibition Set to Open in Grand Rapids Venues This Summer

World renowned designer Todd Oldham will deliver the keynote address as the "Michigan Modern™: Design that Shaped America" symposium moves...


12 Feb, 2014, 14:40 ET Governor Snyder Announces Three New Michigan Main Street Communities

Governor Rick Snyder today announced the three new communities that have been selected by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA)...


12 Feb, 2014, 12:29 ET Registration Open for 2014 National Main Streets Conference in Detroit

 Registration has kicked off for the 2014 National Main Streets Conference, the premier historic preservation and downtown revitalization...


04 Feb, 2014, 10:15 ET Latest Michigan State Housing Development Authority Report Shows Positive Housing News

Michigan State Housing Development Authority Executive Director Scott Woosley today announced that a 2013 year-end housing report is proof...


28 Jan, 2014, 11:02 ET MSHDA's MiNeighborhood Program Now Accepting Applications

Submissions due by March 28 The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) is taking its placemaking role to the neighborhood level...


24 Jan, 2014, 09:58 ET State Review Board Nominates Five Sites to the National Register of Historic Places

Downtown Owosso and Detroit Bank Among Nominees LANSING, Mich., Jan. 24, 2014 The State Historic Preservation Review Board today announced the...


17 Jan, 2014, 09:36 ET Detroit-area Attorney Richard Rassel Named Chair of New Michigan Community Development Corporation

 Scott Woosley, president and CEO of the Michigan Community Development Corp. (MCDC) and executive director of the Michigan State Housing...


09 Jan, 2014, 11:22 ET MSHDA Announces Michigan Main Street Associate Level Communities

Scott Woosley, executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) today announced eight Michigan communities have been...


27 Dec, 2013, 11:44 ET Michigan State Housing Development Authority Releases Statement on Recent U.S. Bankruptcy Court Decision Upholding Swap Provision in Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Case

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority today issued the following statement regarding the recent court decision in the Lehman Brothers...


05 Dec, 2013, 15:20 ET MSHDA Awards Nearly $600,000 in Housing Counseling Grants to Agencies That Provide Foreclosure-related Services

Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Executive Director Scott Woosley today announced three counseling agencies will receive...