The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) has provided grant money to various organizations including Habitat for Humanity to pay for building new homes and renovations to homes.
The Michigan Army National Guard has been picking up and transporting wall panels to Habitat build sites from Ontonagon to Detroit. Soldiers fulfill military obligations by making these extraordinary runs and Habitat for Humanity has saved thousands of dollars annually in transportation costs.
The Bureau of Constructions Codes approved the Program to build complete housing on a regular basis at the Saginaw Correctional Facility. Oversight and inspections will be provided by the staff at the Bureau.
Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC): Wardens and staff have implemented a build and delivery system not previously in place; building trades instructors not only teach course content, but orchestrate the actual building of housing components.
Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA): Provides availability of applying for loans and additional help for future homeowners
Michigan Department of Career Development (MDCD): Provides the infrastructure necessary to link inmate resumes to private sector employers for future employment opportunities.
Michigan Bureau of Construction Codes (BCC): Through its division of building codes, works with staff to build quality housing for Michigan low-income families.
Department of Information Technology : Works with staff to make sure we are able to deliver our message and product to Michigan citizens.
Habitat for Humanity of Michigan (HFHM): The state organization provides the link to 85 affiliates. Through its organization, markets the program, and assists in the logistical operations pertaining to production and delivery.
Habitat for Humanity International: Building decent and affordable homes for more than 25 years, Habitat for Humanity International is a vibrant force in 76 countries. Here in America, Habitat International and its Prison Partnership program work with the Prison Build Program to provide inmates an opportunity to learn new skills and to give back to their communities.
Army National Guard: Michigan soldiers fulfill military obligations by picking up the completed housing products at the prisons and transporting them to construction sites throughout the state. These civilian soldiers to date have delivered nearly 200 sets of complete housing walls. They traveled thousands of miles to every region in the state.