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Below you will find valuable information regarding County services and other items of interest.
 
Oakland County Services


If your home needs repair, Oakland County can help. Oakland County offers affordable no cost, low-interest home improvements loans to qualified homeowners who live in the home and have a gross income that falls within the income guidelines listed below. Homeowners may receive up to $18,000 for a variety of structural, mechanical, energy conservation and health and safety related improvements.

Based on household income, loans are 3% installment loans with low monthly payments, 0% interest deferred payment loans (only the principal loan amount is repaid upon change in property ownership or occupancy) or a combination of the two loans.

Income Guidelines

Income is based on the total gross income of all family members in the household.

*The numbers below are effective March 2016

Income Guidelines

HUD Section 8 Income Limits Effective March 2016 and subject to change.

Family
Size

Maximum
Gross Income
(80%)*

1
$37,450
2
$42,800
3
$48,150
4
$53,500
5
$57,800
6 $62,100
7 $66,350
8 $70,650


Oakland County staff will help determine needed repairs, request bids from licensed and insured contractors, assist in contractor selection and monitor the work to assure a quality job. For information call the Oakland County Home Improvement Program at 248.858.5401 or toll free at 1.888.350.0900 x 85401 or access the website at Oakland County Community Home & Improvement

Unclaimed Property

Visit the Michigan Department of Treasury—Unclaimed Property division The Unclaimed Property Division’s function is to assume custody of unclaimed property, not including real estate, and to return that property to its rightful owners or their heirs.

Don't Become a Victim of Mortgage Scams

View a pdf document from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Making Home Affordable, HUD Counseling, and Where to Turn.

Foreclosure Information

View a .pdf  from the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) site on foreclosure information.

How to Get Rid of Rats

View a presentation by Elite Pest Management on how to get rid of rats.

Letter to Businesses on rat control.
Credit Card Fraud and Identity Theft

Click here for a general resource guide for preventing credit card fraud and identity theft.

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