Skip to main content

Events and activities

See MSU Extension's upcoming events and activities in and around Macomb County.

Dec. 1, 2023

Michigan Homeowner Assistance Fund (MIHAF) application assistance.

When: Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: VerKuilen Building, Entrance E, 21885 Dunham Road, Clinton Township, MI 48036

Cost: Free

Macomb County MSU Extension is hosting an event to provide homeowners with free MIHAF application assistance. MIHAF, which stands for the Michigan Homeowner Assistance Fund, is a program run by the State of Michigan that offers eligible homeowners who have experienced a COVID-19 related hardship financial assistance of up to $25,000.

Homeowners approved by MIHAF are awarded funds that are then applied toward delinquent household expenses such as property taxes, mortgages, utilities, condo or homeowner association fees, land contract payments or homeowner’s insurance.

Interested individuals will need to bring the following documents for all adults (18-years-old and above) residing in the household:

  • Current proof of identification (driver’s license, passport or picture government ID)
  • Social Security Number (card or tax form)
  • Proof of income (a month of recent pay stubs, Social Security award letter, income statement)
  • Proof of delinquency (past due bills/statements)

Appointments are suggested but not required.  To register call 586-469-6430.

Note: As defined by the state, a COVID hardship is a decrease in income and/or an increase in expenses due to COVID. Individuals do not have to had COVID to apply.

Dec. 8, 2023

Water Planning & Resiliency - Key issues and solutions

When: Friday, Dec. 8, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: OHM Advisors, 34000 Plymouth Road, Livonia, MI 48150

Cost: $40 per person

This program will provide officials, staff and community leaders with valuable information about current and projected issues impacting our water systems, current planning efforts at the national, state, tribal and local level, and tools and assessments available for communities to use when planning for the future of their water systems. This program will provide special presentations about the following: 

  • The American Water Works Association 2050 Initiative;  
  • Examples of resilient planning projects and policies at the state, tribal and local level;   
  • Scenario planning examples that address water disruptions;
  • The USDA Forest Service's 'Forests to Faucets' Assessment Tool for Communities

Contact: Harmony Fierke-Gmazel,

Click here for more information and to register.