COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) MSHDA Portal is Closed for Applications.

If you are behind in your rent and/or utilities and live in Kalamazoo County please contact us at 269-382-0287 or fill out the Contact Us form below. HRI lobby hours at 420 E. Alcott Street are open Mon-Friday 8:30-5:00. If you are experiencing a housing emergency during non business hours, please dial 2-1-1. 

If you are currently homeless, facing eviction,  behind in rent or utilities, have a housing emergency or are a landlord, please call 269.382.0287 or complete the form below.

Please allow 2 business days for a Housing Specialist to return your email or phone call. Our Alcott Street office lobby will be open 8:30-5:00 pm Monday-Friday.  

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HRI Thanks You For a Successful Walk 2022!
Mark Your Calendars for March 18, 2023 — Next HRI Walk to End Homelessness!

A Pandemic Changes Our Process, But Never Our Mission!

A special thank you to sponsors, donors, volunteers and staff who made this a fun and successful event! Read more about our event »

In 2021, HRI has provided 2,608 households with $11.1 Million dollars in financial assistance providing individuals and families facing a housing emergency or homelessness with housing solutions. However, our work is not finished!  

Please join our fight to end homelessness in our community! Find out how you can learn more about our work and how you can make an impact! Contact Galyn at


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HRI Updates 8/1/2022 

Our lobby is open to visitors and people seeking services without an appointment. Masks are highly encouraged and will be available in our lobby.      

For more information or assistance call our main number 269-382-0287 during office hours weekdays 8:30- 5:00 pm or dial 2-1-1 day or night 24/7. 

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Wednesday, August 3rd, we will open the Cooling Center from 9-4:30pm with plenty of water available. If you or someone you know is spending the majority of their time outside, please check on them and let them know they are welcome at KGM to cool off Wednesday this week. ... See MoreSee Less
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