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Detroit Legacy Certification

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:

THE HOMEGROWN/MICIA GRANT PROGRAM IS NOW ACTIVE UNTIL DECEMBER 1ST. APPLY HERE. 

Everything you need to know.

All Legacy Detroiter applications must include current proof of residency and a list of addresses for each year of residency formatted according to a template that can be found here. The following documents are sufficient for proving residency in Detroit over the last 30 years:

  • Michigan State ID Card or Detroit Municipal ID Card (Required)
  • ​Lease/rental agreement
  • ​Deed
  • ​Utility Statements
  • ​Tax Returns
  • ​Mortgage Statement
  • W-2 Form
  • ​Paystubs
  • ​Insurance Statements
  • ​College Tuition Statements
  • ​Michigan State Driver’s license
  • Mexico Consular ID
  • ​Voter Registration Card
  • ​MI Voter Registration Application
  • ​Motor Vehicle Registration

If the applicant is unable to demonstrate residency using the documents listed above, they may fill out a notarized copy of the affidavit linked below with supporting alternative documentation, and attach it to their application. The determination of the affidavit as a suitable substitute for other proofs of residency will be subject to the discretion of the Homegrown Detroit team.

If you are applying as a 15 year Detroit resident you must have:
  • Digital copies of any number of documents from the list above proving 15 years of residency over the last 30 years. This must include proof of current Detroit residency
  • A completed list detailing each of the 15 years of residency. The template for the list can be found here
  • Proof of Residency in the past year

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If you are applying as a low income 13 year Detroit resident you must have:
  • Low-income is defined as an individual who, at the time of licensing, lives in a household with household income that is less than 80% of the existing Detroit median household income, or $24,716
  • ​Digital copies of any number of documents from the list above proving 13 years of residency over the last 30 years. This must include proof of current Detroit residency
  • ​A digital copy of your 2019 Federal Income Tax Return
  • ​A completed list detailing each of the 13 years of residency. The template for the list can be found here
  • ​Proof of Residency in the past year

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If you are applying as a 10 year Detroit resident with a controlled substance (marijuana) conviction before 11/7/18 you must have:
  • Digital copies of any number of documents from the list above proving 10 years of Detroit residency over the last 30 years. This must include proof of current Detroit residency
  • ​A digital copy of your Judgment of Conviction or, if convicted as a minor, documentation of being adjudged to be a ward of the court
  • ​A completed list detailing each of the 10 years of residency. The template for the list can be found here
  • ​Proof of Residency in the past year

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If you are applying as a 10 year Detroit resident who was the dependent of an individual with a controlled substance (marijuana) conviction before 11/7/18 and before your 18th birthday you must have:

  • Digital copies of any number of documents from the list above proving 10 years of Detroit residency over the last 30 years. This must include proof of current Detroit residency.
  • A digital copy of your parent’s Judgment of Conviction or, if convicted as a minor, documentation of being adjudged to be a ward of the court. The conviction must have occurred on or before your 18th birthday.
  • Proof of dependency in the form of a birth certificate with the parent’s name on it or 3 years of tax returns filed prior to your 18th birthday where you were claimed as a dependent by the parent.
  • A completed list detailing each of the 10 years of residency. The template for the list can be found here.
  • Proof of Residency in the past year

Legacy Certification Denial Appeals

Department of Appeals & Hearings Rules and Procedures

Click here to read the rules and procedures of The Department of Appealsa and Hearings Administrative Appeals Bureau.

Department of Appeals & Hearings Right to Appeal Form

If you wish to appeal, please complete and return the Department of Appeals & Hearings Right to Appeal Form to Homegrown at [email protected].

Department of Appeals & Hearings Information Sheet

View the DAH information Sheet for procedures for filing an appeal related to the CRIO Legacy Certification Denial.