Live Downtown

Live Downtown

The average one-way commute in Southeast Michigan is 25.6 minutes. When you add it all up, that’s more than two weeks on the road annually–the national average vacation time! If you work in the Downtown area, and time and money are critical to your quality of life, then Live Downtown is for you.

Here are the perks if you work at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Compuware, DTE, Quicken Loans or Strategic Staffing Solutions:

  • New homeowners receive a $20,000 forgivable loan toward the purchase of their primary residence.
  • New renters receive a $2,500 allowance of funding toward the cost of their apartment in the first year followed by additional funding of $1,000 for the second year.
  • Existing renters receive a $1,000 allowance of funding for renewing a lease in 2011.
  • Existing homeowners receive matching funds of up to $5,000 for exterior improvements for projects of $10,000 or more.

For full eligibility and program benefits, review the Live Downtown guidelines.

For more information about the Live Downtown program, call 313.242.7800 or fill out our contact form and one of our agents will be in touch with you soon.