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Housing Resources for Students with Children

On-Campus Housing

Ferris State University Housing

Available Off-Campus Housing in Big Rapids

Big Rapids Housing Commission
9 Parkview Village
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-8689

Evergreen Village
1805 Milton Avenue
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-8689
Public Housing (Income Based)

Parkview Village
609 Adams
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-8689
Public Housing (Income Based)

Water Tower Place Apartments
715 Water Tower Road
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-8689
Barrier free housing

There are plenty of other places off campus. Go to Michigan Housing Locator to enter what you are looking for!

Housing Resources

Center for Non-Profit Housing
6308 South Warner Avenue
Fremont, MI 49412
(231) 924-0641 (800) 379-0221

Helping Hand
This site helps Michigan citizens facing economic hardship find the services they need. Simply click on one of the five tabs for links to information about jobs and training, unemployment benefits, health care, family support and housing. Then click on the particular link that describes the help you are seeking.

Mecosta County Habitat for Humanity
ELIGIBILITY:Mecosta County resident, minimum annual household income of $25,000, and adult members of the family must contribute 250 hours of labor to the construction of the home.
PO Box 1038
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 972-2100

Michigan Department of Human Services-Mecosta and Osceola Counties
800 Water Tower Road
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-4300
Toll Free (855) 275-6424
Food Stamps, Medicaid, State Emergency Relief, Day Care Assistance, Rental Deposit Assistance

Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA)
735 East Michigan Avenue
PO Box 30044
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 373-8370
Offers: Down Payment Assistance, Alternative Home Loans, Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, Foreclosure prevention

Community Management Associates—MSHDA Housing Agent
203 South Third Avenue, Suite 1
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(877) 796-8883

Mid Michigan Community Action Mecosta County Office
14330 Northland Drive
Big Rapids MI 49307
(231) 796-4664

Red Cross
218 South Warren
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-6562

United States Department of Housing and Development (HUD)
99 Monroe Ave NW, Suite 402
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2648
(616) 456-2100