Wayne County Treasurer's Office PSA Series
STEP ONE: Find out if your property is heading to foreclosure: Visit treasurer.waynecounty.com or call (313) 224-5990.
STEP TWO: Determine if you can pay your taxes now or get on a payment plan: Paying off the earlier tax years in full or getting on a payment plan will protect you from losing your home. Visit the Treasurer's Office at 400 Monroe St. to pay your taxes or make payment arrangements.
STEP THREE: If you cannot afford to pay: Call the Foreclosure Prevention Hotline (313) 405-7726 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Get an extension: If you are low-income, you may qualify for an extension with Wayne County or be eligible for financial assistance from the State of Michigan.
- Get help with probate for a deceased owner: If the owner of the property is deceased, you can file a probate case and the property may be removed from foreclosure.
- To reduce future taxes, ensure you have a principal residence exemption (PRE): To file or get additional info visit the City Assessor's Office or call 313.386.1800 Ext 1239.
Tenants or Land Contract Holders
If you rent or have a land contract, your options are different from those of homeowners. Renters should not pay their landlord’s taxes! Call the Foreclosure Prevention Hotline (313) 405-7726.
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