City of Warren, MI

Contractor Outreach

Community Development is inviting building contractors to participate in its federally funded housing rehabilitation program. If you are interested in becoming a building contractor for the City of Warren Community Development, please review and fill out the Contractor Application Package using the links below:
Contractor Application Package:
Completed applications can be sent to:     
Community Development
One City Square
Suite 210
Warren, MI  48093
Any questions, please call: (586) 574-4686

Fair Housing

Fair Housing Logo

 The City of Warren does business in accordance with Federal and State Fair Housing laws. The Federal Fair Housing Act prohibits housing discrimination on the basis of National Origin, Religion, Sex, Familial Status or Disability. The State of Michigan provides additional protection against housing discrimination based on chronological age and marital status (the State of Michigan Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act. The State of Michigan Persons With Disabilities Civil Rights Act also expands protection against housing discrimination for persons with disabilities.

Please review the following resources for more information on fair housing and what to do if you believe your fair housing rights have been violated.

Fair Housing Resources:
Equal Opportunity for All – HUD Fair Housing Brochure
Michigan Association of Realtors Fair Housing Guide

HUD Fair Housing Poster

If You Believe Your Fair Housing Rights Have Been Violated:
City of Warren Fair Housing Complaint Procedure
Are You A Victim of Housing Discrimination? – Instructions and Complaint Form

For Additional Assistance:
Fair Housing Center of Metropolitan Detroit
Complaint Referral Form
(313) 963-1274
220 Bagley, Suite 1020

Detroit, MI 48226

HUD Detroit Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Office
(313) 226-7900
477 Michigan Avenue, Floor 16

Detroit, MI 48226


City of Warren Section 3 Policy and Guidelines

What is Section 3?
Section 3 is a legislative directive from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that outlines requirements for awarding contract work to firms owned by or employing moderate-income people. While the City of Warren does not grant preferential treatment to firms in the award of contracts, Section 3 is used to help make those contracts more accessible and attainable for moderate-income people and firms who wish to bid on them.

This page contains policy guidelines and other relevant information on our community's compliance with Section 3 requirements. For more info, click here. Please review the information on this page and contact us at (586) 574-4686 if you have any questions.

City of Warren Section 3 Policy and Guidelines
The City of Warren Section 3 Policy and Guidelines outline key definitions, requirements and procedures relating to compliance with and participation in the Section 3 program.

Section 3 Self-Certification
To determine Section 3 eligibility and to self-certify yourself or your business, please visit HUD's Section 3 Business Registry here. Joining this registry will place you on a database of eligible contractors, used by Warren and other Metro-Detroit communities to search for Section 3-eligible firms for government contracts.

Contracting Opportunities
To take advantage of available contracting opportunities with the City of Warren, all vendors, including Section 3 vendors, must register at the Michigan Intergovernmental Trade Network (MITN). On MITN, firms can browse current contracting opportunities within the City of Warren. Registration is free of charge.

More Resources
Government Contracting Assistance
If your firm is new to the government contracting process, contact the Macomb Regional Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) for information and assistance related to bidding on government work. They can be reached here.

Section 3-Related Questions
If you have any questions regarding Section 3, please contact the local HUD Office at:
McNamara Federal Building
477 Michigan Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 226-7900

You may also contact the City of Warren Community Development Department at (586) 574-4686.

Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP)

NSP was established by the federal government to provide assistance to neighborhoods affected by property foreclosure and abandonment. The City of Warren administers grant funds received under NSP-1 and NSP-3 to purchase and redevelop foreclosed and abandoned homes to provide quality housing to eligible homebuyers and to eliminate blight in NSP-1 and NSP-3 Target Areas.This page contains all plans, reports and other relevant documents for the City of Warren’s NSP activities.

Map of NSP-3 Target Areas
Map of Revised NSP Target Areas

NSP Plans and Guidelines:

NSP Reports:

City of Warren, Michigan

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