Step Forward Michigan Now Accepting Homeowner Applications for Loan Rescue Program

Posted on January 15, 2013 by Dene Westbrook

Effective today, Step Forward Michigan will begin taking applications online to assist homeowners located in a participating county with past due property taxes using the Loan Rescue Program. If determined eligible, a onetime payment will be sent directly to the county treasurer to pay toward outstanding county and local property taxes.

The Michigan Homeowner Assistance Nonprofit Housing Corporation (MHA) acting through Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) has received federal funds from the U.S. Department of Treasury to help Michigan take a step forward through a comprehensive, statewide strategy that is aimed to help homeowners who are at high risk of default or foreclosure.

Through A Step Forward: MHA designed programs to help homeowners who have had a financial hardship.

Learn more and find an online application at

Nikki Brown is a legislative associate for the League handling economic development and land use issues.  She can be reached at 517-908-0305 or [email protected].


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