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Downriver Community Conference to host two meetings on future of former industrial sites.
Public Invited to attend these informational meetings.
  Please see attached information and Flyer


Wayne County is looking for local contractors to bid on the North Branch Ecorse Creek Drain (NBECD). maintenance projects or future Wayne County drain Projects.
Please fill out the the attached application and email them to
List of Qualifications to Apply
Application to Apply

Ecorse Clean-up Project

Zoning Permit Application


Small Business Technical Assistance Funding for Downriver Businessess

Please click here to see open bids

Neighborhood Housing Initiatives Division Programs


If you or a loved one needs rehab assistance:

Home Repair Resources:
State Emergency Relief assists with home repairs to correct unsafe conditions and restore essential services. Eligible home repairs may include repair or replacement of a non-functioning furnace, hot water heaters or septic systems. Visit your local MDHHS office for more information on how to apply:

Michigan Homeowner Assistance Fund:
Michigan Homeowner Assistance Fund is a resource for homeowners in the State of Michigan in need of assistance with paying delinquent mortgage balances, avoiding foreclosure, or experiencing a financial hardship. Residents can receive up to $25,000 in homeowner and property tax assistance. 
(313) 388-9799

Wayne Metro Community Action Agency:
Weatherization Programs permanently reduce energy costs for low-income households by increasing the energy efficiency of homes while ensuring residents’ health and safety.
(313) 388-9799

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency

Community and Economic Development Department
Jihad A. Hachem (Joe)
3869 W. Jefferson Ave.
Ecorse, MI 48229
Phone: (313) 386-2401

The Community Relations department coordinates grants and economic development. 

Our Mission:

Ecorse's  Economic and Community Development Department focuses on attracting and retaining Business/employment opportunities through collaboration, innovation, and the leveraging of resources. The City of Ecorse aims to encourage/facilitate business/residential developments. You will find the City of Ecorse a great place to do business and call home. 

Residents needing assistance with mortgage payment, utilities and qualify should apply using the link below:
Michigan Homeowner Assistance Fund

Need help with your water bills?  Check out one of these programs:  WRAP or LIHWAP