Housing Access Line, hosted by Housing Access for Washtenaw County, single access number for Washtenaw County shelters, information and referral, eviction prevention and housing relocation assistance, and limited transitional housing. This is the number you call if you are interested in the shelters listed below.
734.961.1999, M-F, 9:00 – 5:00
SOS Housing Resource Center, information about housing in Washtenaw County
SOS Affordable Housing list, lower-cost housing in the Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor area
Interfaith Hospitality Network of Washtenaw County at AlphaHouse, shelter and home-based support for families experiencing homelessness
Staples Family Shelter, Salvation Army shelter for families
Arbor Haven, Salvation Army shelter for individuals and families
Shelter Association of Washtenaw County, Delonis Center for homeless adults
Ozone House, shelter and support for teens and their families
Homeless Empowerment Relationship Organization (H.E.R.O.), Washtenaw County chapter providing one-on-one assistance, resource referrals, clothing & classes
Project Outreach (PORT), Homeless Project Outreach Team (HPORT) serves those in Washtenaw County who are mentally ill and homeless or about to become homeless and need assistance with housing or maintaining housing. Call the Washtenaw County Community Mental Health line for more information.
Homeshare, Housing Bureau for Seniors, matches 2 or more unrelated people (one must be 55 or older) who are interesting in sharing housing expenses. Careful screening is part of the process.
Michigan Housing Locator, online apartment search with section 8 feature
Housing, Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living, roommates and rentals
Ann Arbor Housing Commission, low-income public housing
Ypsilanti Housing Commission, low-income public housing
Samaritas, formerly Lutheran Social Services, family shelter in addition to other services
734.721.0590, Westland shelter
313.823.7700, MI headquarters
Avalon Housing advocacy and information
Community Action Network, advocacy and support for residents of Bryant, Hikone, Green-Baxter and Northside housing
Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan, investigates illegal housing discrimination
734.994.3426 or 1.877.979.FAIR (3247)
Washtenaw Housing Alliance
Mon – Fri: 9am – 5pm
Other hours by appointment
When Ann Arbor Public Schools are closed because of poor road conditions, please call to confirm your appointment.
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