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Two popular programs will continue to benefit local Michigan Habitat for Humanity affiliates and homeowners with help from grants awarded to Habitat for Humanity of Michigan (HFHM) by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA).

LANSING, Mich. —Eight individuals and organizations from across Michigan were recognized at the Governor’s Energy Excellence Award (GEEA) for their extraordinary efforts to reduce energy waste. The winners were announced by Gov. Rick Snyder and honored at a ceremony in Detroit on October 19.

JACKSON, Mich., Oct. 6, 2017 – The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today that it has contributed $200,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Michigan, supporting its mission to provide safe and affordable housing to residents across Michigan.

“Consumers Energy, our foundation, employees and retirees are committed to the communities we serve, and we are proud to work with Habitat to build bright futures for families across our state,” said Brandon Hofmeister, president of the Consumers Energy Foundation.

Legislation in the Michigan Senate would allow lenders to make two-year loans up to $2,500 and collect $8,344 after fees

Lansing, MI — Eighty-seven Michigan organizations — including nonprofits, churches, cities and unions — signed a letter to Michigan Senators opposing SB 430-432. The bills will expand payday lending products by allowing lenders to offer loans with fees equivalent to triple-digit interest rates and give lenders access to the borrower’s bank account.