The City of Lansing can help you purchase a home through its Down Payment Assistance Program (DPA).
The City of Lansing, in partnership with the Ingham County Land Bank, received 6 million dollars in funding through MSHDA and the U.S. Treasury Department to demolish approximately 240 blighted residential properties within 5 local project areas in the City of Lansing.
The City of Lansing offers financial incentives for the protection, retention, preservation and improvement of historically significant residential structures owned and occupied by income eligible households.
The City of Lansing's Development Office uses funding made available by the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide a combination of grants and 0% interest loans for City residents to improve their homes through housing rehabilitation and/or repair of life threatening emergencies.
An example of a home repair emergency would be a condition that requires immediate repair such as a furnace that has been red tagged unsafe by the City or by Consumer's Energy.
If you are interested in lead-based paint remediation, The Michigan Department of Community Health offers assistance in finding and removing lead-based paint hazards for low-income families in certain target areas.
View the table of income limits that determine eligibility for housing assistance programs.