Resources for Moving to Ypsilanti

Housing Options

Housing options in Ypsilanti range from beautiful Victorian single-family historic homes, to mid-sized houses, to lofts, studios, and efficiencies located near EMU and in Historic downtown and Depot Town.

The City has a range of student housing options as well as senior living and multi-family communities. An active rental inspection program as well as the Historic District have helped sustain quality rental and single-family housing stock.

Here's more information about renting in the City of Ypsilanti.
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Home-buyer Education & Incentives

Washtenaw Housing Education Partners is a consortium of non-profit and county service providers that helps new and existing home buyers with education on how to buy a home, incentives for purchasing a home, assistance with personal credit, help with repairs on qualifying properties, and post-foreclosure assistance.  Full information is found on the WHEP website, including the upcoming schedule of home-buyer education classes and info on how to qualify for various programs.

Live Ypsi Program

A project of the Eastern Leaders Group. LiveYpsi will provide forgivable loans for EMU faculty and staff to purchase homes in the City of Ypsilanti.

For more information, contact Leigh Greden:

Additional Resources

For more resources on living in Ypsilanti, check out some of the following companies and organizations.


DTE Energy

Water Service

Ypsilanti Community Utilities Authority
2777 State Road
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48198-9112
Phone: 734-484-4600


Clean Energy Coalition
1250 N Main Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104