The Community Development Division administers the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the Human Services General Fund Grant programs, which fund services and projects benefiting income-qualified residents that meet HUD Income Qualifications.
In an effort to promote economic growth, the City of East Lansing provides a number of economic development incentives to businesses, offering support based on the nature of private sector investment and anticipated public benefit.
Hometown Housing Partnership (HHP) utilizes funding made available through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist income eligible households in East Lansing in rehabilitating their homes.
A newly expanded property tax exemption is available to disabled veterans. Public Act 161 applies to a homestead property of a disabled veteran who was discharged from the United States armed forces under honorable conditions.