Resources and Helpful Links

DLBA Renovation Perks
Financing Help
Detroit Neighborhood Initiative
What happens after my home purchase?
Saturday Home Renovation Workshop Series
Michigan Residential Builders License Course
Field Guide for Side Lots


How can I find the amount of taxes owed and the name of a tax  payer or property owner?

Wayne County Treasurer’s Office – Ownership of Property
International Center
400 Monroe, 5th Floor
Detroit, MI 48226
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Phone:  (313) 224-5990   
Tax Foreclosure Line:  (313) 224-5990

How can I get information about the Michigan Land Bank and the programs offered?

Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority (Detroit & Lansing)
Cadillac Place
3022 W. Grand Blvd., Suite 4-600
Detroit, MI 48202
MEDC Building
300 North Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48913

Phone:  (517) 335-8212  

Where do I get deed information?

Wayne County Register of Deeds
400 Monroe, Suite 700
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone:  (313) 224-5850

Where do I get property assessment information?

City of Detroit Office of the Assessor
Coleman A. Young Municipal Center (CAYMC)
2 Woodward Avenue, Suite 804
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone:  (313) 224-3035

Where do I pay my property taxes?

City of Detroit Treasury Division – Tax Records
Coleman A. Young Municipal Center (CAYMC)
2 Woodward Avenue, Suite 154
Detroit, MI 48226
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Phone:  (313) 224-3560 

Fax:  (313) 224-3541
TTY:  711 or (800) 649-3777
(Cost: $2.00 for copy of tax information on the side lots.)

How do I report dangerous buildings and illegal dumping?

City of Detroit Building Safety & Other Important Resources
Building & Safety Engineering Department:  (313)224-2733
Abandoned/Dangerous Buildings Hotline:  (313) 224-3215
Department of Public Works for Illegal Dumping:  (313)224-3901
Environmental Affairs:  (313) 471-5108