November 1, 2015
IMPORTANT NOTICE - Step Forward Michigan’s homeowner application requests will no longer be accepted after December 31, 2015.
The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) will close its Step Forward Michigan foreclosure prevention program to new applicants on December 31, 2015. All homeowners in need of assistance must register at www.stepforwardmichigan.org by December 31, 2015 and submit the complete application package by January 31, 2016 in order to be considered on a first come, first serve basis. Applications already received will continue to be actively reviewed.
Since July 2010, the Step Forward Michigan program has assisted over 28,381 homeowners that were unemployed, underemployed, delinquent on their mortgage, property taxes, or condominium association dues, or owed more than the value of their home.
Over $253 million has been disbursed to participating mortgage lenders, counties and condominium associations. $10,734.85 is the average amount of assistance provided per household.