City of Warren, MI

Housing Commission

Warren Housing Commission
Stilwell Manor
26600 Burg Road - Warren, Michigan 48089
Phone: (586) 758-1310
FAX: (586) 758-0505

The Commission shall consist of five members appointed by the Mayor. The Housing Commission shall have the following enumerated powers and duties:

(1)  To determine in what areas of the city it is necessary to provide proper sanitary housing facilities for families of low income and for the elimination of housing conditions which are detrimental to the public peace, health, safety, morals or welfare;

(2)  To purchase, lease, sell, exchange, transfer, assign and mortgage any property, real or personal, or any interest therein, or acquire the same by gift, bequest or under the power of eminent domain; to own, hold, clear and improve property; to engage in or to contract for the design and construction, reconstruction, alteration, improvement, extension or repair of any housing project or part thereof, to lease or operate any housing project;

(3) To control and supervise all parks and playgrounds forming a part of such housing development, but may contract with existing departments of the city for operation or maintenance of either or both;

(4) To establish and revise rents of any housing project, but shall rent all property for such sums as will make them self-supporting, include all charges for maintenance and operation, for principal and interest on loans and bonds, and for taxes;

(5)  To rent only to such tenants as are unable to pay for more expensive housing accommodations;

(6) To call upon other departments for assistance in the performance of its duties, but such departments shall be reimbursed for any added expense incurred therefor. 

2016 Meeting Dates:
January 7
March 10
May 19
July 21
September 15
November 17 

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The Commission shall consist of five members appointed by the Mayor. The Housing Commission shall have the following enumerated powers and duties:

(1)  To determine in what areas of the city it is necessary to provide proper sanitary housing facilities for families of low income and for the elimination of housing conditions which are detrimental to the public peace, health, safety, morals or welfare;

(2)  To purchase, lease, sell, exchange, transfer, assign and mortgage any property, real or personal, or any interest therein, or acquire the same by gift, bequest or under the power of eminent domain; to own, hold, clear and improve property; to engage in or to contract for the design and construction, reconstruction, alteration, improvement, extension or repair of any housing project or part thereof, to lease or operate any housing project;

(3) To control and supervise all parks and playgrounds forming a part of such housing development, but may contract with existing departments of the city for operation or maintenance of either or both;

(4) To establish and revise rents of any housing project, but shall rent all property for such sums as will make them self-supporting, include all charges for maintenance and operation, for principal and interest on loans and bonds, and for taxes;

(5)  To rent only to such tenants as are unable to pay for more expensive housing accommodations;

(6) To call upon other departments for assistance in the performance of its duties, but such departments shall be reimbursed for any added expense incurred therefor. 

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