The Mission of Housing Services Mid Michigan (HSMM) is to assist low to moderate income individuals and families fulfill their need for affordable, safe, and sanitary housing through the participation in federal, state, and local programs and services. Through coordination of such programs and local providers, HSMM will strive to provide a “continuum of care” approach to better serve the diverse needs of program participants and encourage their economic self-sufficiency.
In 2021, HSMM provided case management for 1349 adults and 638 children, with total financial support of $2,076,510.
CERA assistance provided rental & utility payments for 1605 families, totaling an additional $8,046,885.
~Emergency Rental Assistance: 341 Households with 485 adults and 335 children. Included in this number were 119 homeless, 69 evictions, 153 relocations, and 1 foreclosure. Direct financial assistance totaled $258,590.
~Rapid Re-Housing: Rental subsidies of $88,700 for 22 displaced families, including 28 adults and 41 children.
~Extended Services: Provided housing stability for 24 households, including 29 adults and 18 children, totaling $34,290.
~Permanent Supportive Housing: 11 units for chronically homeless singles, and 13 units for families where an adult has a disability. This includes 31 adults and 14 children. Rental subsidy for these households totaled $200,803.
~Mainstream Voucher Program: Rental subsidies of $1,085,650 for 156 disabled voucher holders, including 226 adults and 47 children.
~Shared Housing Intervention Program: 29 couch-homeless families with school-aged children were enrolled in SHIP case management and received $12,281 in assistance. This included 37 adults and 56 children.
~Emergency Rental Assistance: 124 Households with 159 adults and 118 children. Included in this number were 64 homeless, 36 evictions, and 24 relocation. Direct financial assistance totaled $47,762.
~Emergency Shelter Program: Provided 1210 nights of shelter for 68 households, 74 adults and 42 children, with $79,860 in funding.
~Permanent Supportive Housing: 8 units for chronically homeless singles and 6 units for families where an adult has a disability. This includes 17 adults and 9 children. Rental assistance for this program totaled $130,049.
Tri-County Outreach: (Clinton, Eaton & Ingham)
~Offender Success Transitional Housing: Lansing Tri-County area assisted 139 adults using $138,525.
~PATH Street Outreach: 110 individuals were contacted/located and 88 were enrolled in PATH case management.
~Lender Referrals & Home Buyer Education: 12 client households were assisted with Lender Referrals, and 20 households were assisted with Home Buyer Education on-line classes.
COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) Program: (Clinton & Eaton)
The CERA program provides rental & utility assistance, reducing the number of evictions, in Clinton & Eaton Counties. Clinton County CERA assistance totaled $1,626,680 for 377 families and Eaton County CERA assistance was $6,420,205 for 1228 families.