Are there any tax benefits available for historic renovations?

If you plan major improvements to your own home in a historic district, the State of Michigan now offers a tax credit to help you do it right. More Information

For substantial commercial, industrial and rental housing rehabilitation projects, which comply with the Secretary of Interior’s standards, federal tax credits of up to 20 per cent are available. The application process is fairly complicated, but the tax credits can make the difference in a successful project, The process involves review at the state level. More information can be obtained from:

Brian D. Conway – State Historic Preservation Officer
Phone: (517) 373-1630
Email: conwaybd@michigan.gov

Michigan Department of History, Arts and Libraries,
Michigan Historical Center,
Michigan State Historic Preservation Office
702 West Kalamazoo Street,
P.O. Box 30740,
Lansing, MI 48909-8240
Phone: (517) 373-1630
Fax: (517) 335-0348
TDD 1-800-827-7007
E-mail: preservation@michigan.gov
http://www.michigan.gov/shpo

If You Have Any Questions, Contact:

Historic Preservation Staff
City of Grand Rapids Neighborhood Services Office
1120 Monroe NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 456-3451; Fax 456-4546

Copies of the Ordinance and related standards and guidelines can be obtained from the Historic Preservation staff. This Information Provided By The City Of Grand Rapids.

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