Housing Services Mid Michgian (HSMM) is a non-profit, grant funded agency which provides homelessness assistance, rental subsidies for people with disabilities, first time homebuyer’s down-payment assistance, housing search assistance, extended services case management for the homeless, rental rehabilitation, supportive housing to the chronically homeless, and homelessness prevention services through the following programs:

Homelessness and Prevention Assistance

Individuals who are homeless or experiencing eviction or foreclosure can receive case management with referrals to other helping agencies and possible direct financial assistance. Click here for the eviction process.

Resource Directory Revised 10-2014

A comprehensive directory of agencies that assist families with a variety of difficulties.

Weekly Housing & Employment Guides

A compilation of apartments and homes for rent and employment opportunities from a variety of sources.

Subsidized Housing Guides

Current subsidized housing in Eaton and Ingham County

Apartment Guide

Eaton County’s most comprehensive listing of apartment complexes.- Available in the office.

Section 8 Mainstream Voucher

A direct monthly subsidy program for people with disabilities which includes case management to ensure success.

Entitlement Assistance

Assistance locating and applying for various entitlements, such as state aid, that will help overcome the barriers to housing.

Home Purchase Down Payment Assistance

An asset building program with 3 to 1 matching dollars and case management to enable families with children at 200% of poverty and below to become homeowners.

Supportive Housing

A specialized program to assist the chronically homeless with a mental Illness, including full rental subsidy and weekly home visitation.

Supportive Services for Veterans Families

Extended Services

Successfully re-housed homeless cases receive an additional 6 months of follow up services to promote housing stability with financial support available.

Agency Aspects

  • Intake and Assessment
  • Housing Search Assistance
  • Direct Financial Assistance
  • Landlord/Tenant Assistance
  • Program Specific Education
  • Money Management/Budgeting
  • Information and Referral
  • Advocacy, Outreach, & Case Management
  • Workshops/Presentations
  • Educational programs focusing on goal setting, communication skills, and family financing and budgeting.

“The Mission of Housing Services Mid Michigan 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, Housing Services Mid Michigan will strive to provide a “continuum of care” approach to better serve the diverse needs of program participants and encourage their economic self-sufficiency.”