If you haven’t
paid your property taxes for 2002 or earlier, you could lose your
home in March, 2005!
County Treasurer’s Office recently sent out notices of FORECLOSURE
for properties delinquent on their 2002 or earlier property taxes.
The back taxes on these properties must be paid by the end of
February, 2005 to prevent the owner from losing his or her home.
be made at the Wayne County Treasurer’s Office (400 Monroe, 5th
floor, Detroit, MI- the “International Building” in Greektown) and
must be made by certified check payable to the Wayne County
if back taxes are owed, you can call the Wayne County Treasurer’s
Office at 313-224-5990 or visit their website at
can’t pay the back taxes and you meet certain poverty
eligibility guidelines, you may be eligible for a “hardship
extension” if the taxes are owed on the property you are living in.
in determining your eligibility for a hardship extension or
otherwise dealing with a foreclosure notice, contact United
Community Housing Coalition/ Michigan Legal Services at 313-963-3310
or 313-964-4130 and tell them you need help with a tax foreclosure
You must pay
the taxes or obtain an extension by the end of February, 2005.
DO NOT DELAY!!!