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'Tax Angel' Michael Evans Pays Tax Bill for Woman about to Lose Her Home to Foreclosure
'Tax Angel' Michael Evans Pays Tax Bill for Woman about to Lose Her Home to Foreclosure
Friday, September 06, 2019
A Detroit Businessman, Michael Evans, president of M2E Investments, paid the delinquent taxes for an elderly woman in line next to him who was about to lose her home to foreclosure.
Detroit Financial Empowerment Center Press Confrence
Detroit Financial Empowerment Center Press Confrence
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
The Financial Empowerment Center offers professional, one-on-one financial counseling as a free public service to enable residents to address their financial challenges, needs, and plan for their futures.
Detroit businessman pays taxes for woman about to lose home to foreclosure (WXYZ 7 Detroit)
Detroit businessman pays taxes for woman about to lose home to foreclosure (WXYZ 7 Detroit)
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
A Detroit businessman pays taxes for a woman who was about to lose her home to foreclosure.
'Angel' Detroit Man Pays Tax Bill For Woman About To Lose Her Home (WWJ Newsradio 950)
'Angel' Detroit Man Pays Tax Bill For Woman About To Lose Her Home (WWJ Newsradio 950)
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
A Detroit businessman is being called a 'walking angel' after he helped an elderly woman he saw crying in the Wayne County Treasurer's Office keep her home.
6th Annual Family Fun day
6th Annual Family Fun day
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
WCTO Staff participated in the 6th Annual Family Fun Day and Community Health Fair at Chandler Park.
Detroit Financial Empowerment Center offers free, one-on-one financial help (Fox 2 Detroit)
Detroit Financial Empowerment Center offers free, one-on-one financial help (Fox 2 Detroit)
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
There's a new resource to help Detroiters manage their money, and achieve financial freedom, offering residents one-on-one time with experts, free of charge.
Low-income Detroiters offered free financial counseling (The Detroit News)
Low-income Detroiters offered free financial counseling (The Detroit News)
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Low-income residents will now have access to free financial counseling at centers opening up throughout the city, officials announced Monday.
Labor Day Closure
Labor Day Closure
Friday, August 23, 2019
On Monday September 2, 2019 our office will be closed.
Developing the Developer Block By Block
Developing the Developer Block By Block
Friday, August 16, 2019
Treasurer Sabree gave opening remarks and was a panelist at the Developing the Developer conference.
Chandler Park Senior Appreciation Day
Chandler Park Senior Appreciation Day
Thursday, August 15, 2019
WCTO staff participated in the Senior Appreciation day and Blues Festival at Chandler Park.
2019 Foreclosure Statistics
2019 Foreclosure Statistics
Monday, August 12, 2019
In 2019, total foreclosures in Wayne County have been reduced.
Michigan Chronicle Men of Excellence Vanguard Award
Michigan Chronicle Men of Excellence Vanguard Award
Friday, August 09, 2019
Treasurer Sabree received the 2019 Michigan Chronicle Men of Excellence Vanguard Award in Public Service.
Treasurer Sabree with Mr. and Mrs. Hughes of Detroit
Treasurer Sabree with Mr. and Mrs. Hughes of Detroit
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
While in Frankenmuth with the Michigan Association of County Treasurers for the Next Conference, Treasurer Sabree saw Mr. & Mrs. Hughes of Detroit.
City of Detroit Police Department National Night out
City of Detroit Police Department National Night out
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
WCTO staff participated in the 7th precinct City of Detroit Police Department National Night Out.
Alvin Stokes workshop
Alvin Stokes workshop
Saturday, August 03, 2019
A conversation with Treasurer Eric Sabree was hosted by Pastor Richard R. White III at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church to discuss foreclosure prevention.
Brenda Jones 10th Annual Senior Citizen Summit
Brenda Jones 10th Annual Senior Citizen Summit
Friday, August 02, 2019
WCTO staff participated in the 10th Annual Senior Citizens Summit hosted by Detroit Council President Brenda Jones at Erma Henderson Park.
11th Annual Parkside Health and Safety Fair
11th Annual Parkside Health and Safety Fair
Friday, August 02, 2019
WCTO Staff participated in the Friends of Parkside 11th Annual Parkside Health and Safety Fair.
Treasurer Sabree attends International Gospel Center 2019 Economic Forum
Treasurer Sabree attends International Gospel Center 2019 Economic Forum
Friday, July 12, 2019
Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree spoke at the 2019 Economic Forum hosted by the International Gospel Center in Ecorse, MI
 Law reducing interest rates on delinquent property taxes extended  (NPR Michigan Radio)
Law reducing interest rates on delinquent property taxes extended (NPR Michigan Radio)
Tuesday, July 02, 2019
Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree is applauding a new law signed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer that allows county treasurers to work with homeowners, and implement payment plans with reduced interest rates on back property taxes.
Lower interest rates for delinquent taxpayers extended (The Detroit News)
Lower interest rates for delinquent taxpayers extended (The Detroit News)
Monday, July 01, 2019
County treasurers can continue to put tax delinquent homeowners on repayment plans at discounted interest rates, after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation that extended the program this week.
Fourth of July Closure
Fourth of July Closure
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
On Thursday July 4, 2019 our office will be closed.
DIA County Leaders Night
DIA County Leaders Night
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
WCTO staff attended County Leaders Night, a reception and networking event hosted by the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA).
Project Zero - Silver Capital Group, LLC. and Restoric Properties LLC.
Project Zero - Silver Capital Group, LLC. and Restoric Properties LLC.
Thursday, June 13, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) presents 'Project Zero,' a mini-documentary about office operations and how our public-private partnerships and community investors have assisted in developing our neighborhoods throughout the county.
Taxpayers rush to Wayne County Treasurer's Office before foreclosure deadline
Taxpayers rush to Wayne County Treasurer's Office before foreclosure deadline
Thursday, June 13, 2019
In Wayne County, after property taxes go unpaid for three years, the property owner may lose their home. The WCTO interviewed a few local residents to ask about their experience.
360 Detroit Inc Community Meeting
360 Detroit Inc Community Meeting
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Director of Special Projects Carl Stafford spoke at the Detroit 360 Inc. Community Engagement Meeting.
Senior Funfest
Senior Funfest
Monday, June 10, 2019
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans hosts Senior Funfest.
WCTO Summer Newsletter 2019
WCTO Summer Newsletter 2019
Friday, June 07, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) Summer 2019 Newsletter is now available!
Treasurer Sabree on Mason in the Morning
Treasurer Sabree on Mason in the Morning
Thursday, June 06, 2019
reasurer Sabree joined Mason in the Morning to tell a personal story about D-Day and to advise taxpayers that June 6 is the deadline to join a payment program to avoid tax foreclosure.
Signing of the Charter County of Wayne, State of Michigan, Tax Revenue Notes, Series 2019
Signing of the Charter County of Wayne, State of Michigan, Tax Revenue Notes, Series 2019
Thursday, June 06, 2019
On June 5, 2019, the Treasurer met with the transaction team to sign the documents for the closing of the $148,740,000 Charter County of Wayne, State of Michigan, Tax Revenue Notes, Series 2019.
Deadline to avoid tax foreclosure in Wayne County is Thursday (NPR)
Deadline to avoid tax foreclosure in Wayne County is Thursday (NPR)
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
A deadline is looming for Wayne County property owners hoping to avoid foreclosure.
WCTO partners with Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
WCTO partners with Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office partners with Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency.
Deadline Thursday to avoid foreclosure in Wayne County (The Detroit News)
Deadline Thursday to avoid foreclosure in Wayne County (The Detroit News)
Monday, June 03, 2019
Wayne County property owners facing foreclosure over unpaid taxes have until Thursday to get on a payment plan to avoid losing their properties, according to county officials.
Project Zero- United Community Housing Coalition and The Department of Neighborhoods Detroit
Project Zero- United Community Housing Coalition and The Department of Neighborhoods Detroit
Monday, June 03, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) presents 'Project Zero,' a mini-documentary about office operations and how our public-private partnerships and community investors have assisted in developing our neighborhoods throughout the county.
Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired 6th Annual Open House
Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired 6th Annual Open House
Saturday, June 01, 2019
The Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and visually impaired held their 6th annual open house resource fair and community market
Wayne County Treasurer's Office Second Annual Community Leaders Workshop
Wayne County Treasurer's Office Second Annual Community Leaders Workshop
Friday, May 31, 2019
More than 200 Metro Detroit area community leaders gather for Wayne County Treasurer's Leadership Workshop to help reduce foreclosures.
Senior luncheon at Cambridge Tower Apartments
Senior luncheon at Cambridge Tower Apartments
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Treasurer Sabree and WCTO staff served lunch to the senior citizens residing at the Cambridge Towers Apartments.
Treasurer Sabree congratulates Lady Pioneers Basketball team on third state championship
Treasurer Sabree congratulates Lady Pioneers Basketball team on third state championship
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Treasurer Sabree congratulated the Lady Pioneers basketball team and coach Monique Brown, with assisting staff of Coaches Paris, Cooper, and Arrington on winning the third state championship.
Wayne County Public Servants honored at the Detroit Yacht Club
Wayne County Public Servants honored at the Detroit Yacht Club
Friday, May 24, 2019
On Thursday, May 23,2019 two great Wayne County public servants were honored at the Detroit Yacht Club.
Memorial Day Closure
Memorial Day Closure
Thursday, May 23, 2019
On Monday May 27, 2019 our offices will be closed.
In memory of Judge Damon Keith (Video)
In memory of Judge Damon Keith (Video)
Monday, May 13, 2019
Judge Damon Keith was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Wayne County Treasurer's Office Foreclosure Prevention Walk
Wayne County Treasurer's Office Foreclosure Prevention Walk
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office staff went out into the Westland community on May 8th to speak to residents about their delinquent property taxes.
Treasurer Sabree attends the NAACP 64th Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner
Treasurer Sabree attends the NAACP 64th Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
The NAACP held the 64th Annual Fight for Freedom Fund dinner at Cobo Center.
Conversation with the Treasurer
Conversation with the Treasurer
Friday, May 03, 2019
Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree and Reverend John E. Dickworth will participate in a joint discussion.
Wayne County Treasurer's Office hosts Senior Town Hall
Wayne County Treasurer's Office hosts Senior Town Hall
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) hosted a Senior Town Hall event at Plymouth United Church of Christ.
Treasurer Sabree honored as a Community Superstar by the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Treasurer Sabree honored as a Community Superstar by the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Treasurer Sabree was honored as a Community Superstar by the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated at their 88th Great Lakes Regional Conference Public Meeting.
 WCCCD Northwest Campus Career Fair
WCCCD Northwest Campus Career Fair
Monday, April 22, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office participated in the Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) Northwest Campus Career Fair.
Annual College and High School  Coaches' Forum Celebrates Industry Excellence (TellUs Detroit)
Annual College and High School Coaches' Forum Celebrates Industry Excellence (TellUs Detroit)
Monday, April 22, 2019
Coaches and athletes alike gathered for the 10th annual Coaches Forum hosted by the Horatio Williams Foundation.
Community Wealth Building Day
Community Wealth Building Day
Thursday, April 18, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office participated in the Community Wealth Building Day event hosted by the Greater Detroit Realtist Association at WCCCD Downtown Campus.
Good Friday Hours
Good Friday Hours
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
On Friday Arpil 19, 2019 our offices will be closing at 12:00 PM.
Treasurer Sabree will be honored as a Community Superstar by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Treasurer Sabree will be honored as a Community Superstar by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Treasurer Sabree will be honored as a Community Superstar by the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated.
Getting to know the Wayne County Treasurer
Getting to know the Wayne County Treasurer
Monday, April 15, 2019
The Historic Ebenezer AME Church presents a free community forum: Getting to know the Wayne County Treasurer.
Wayne County Treasurer's Office partnered with community organizations for Customer Assistance Day
Wayne County Treasurer's Office partnered with community organizations for Customer Assistance Day
Friday, April 12, 2019
Wednesday April 10, 2019- The Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) partnered with community organizations to host Customer Assistance Day at Eastern Market Shed 3 in Detroit. This event provided community members with information about utility payment p
Customer Assistance Day
Customer Assistance Day
Monday, April 08, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office, DTE Energy, and partnering agencies are joining together to host Customer Assistance Day.
Linda Smith, U-SNAP-BAC Interview
Linda Smith, U-SNAP-BAC Interview
Friday, April 05, 2019
Linda Smith, executive director of U-SNAP-BAC discusses the history and services that U-SNAP-BAC provides to the community as well as how they work with the Wayne County Treasurer's Office.
Brenda Craig Interview
Brenda Craig Interview
Thursday, April 04, 2019
In this video, Brenda Craig tells her story and explains how she was able to get onto a payment plan and save her family home from foreclosure.
Treasurer Sabree attends District 2 Community Roundtable Forum
Treasurer Sabree attends District 2 Community Roundtable Forum
Friday, March 29, 2019
On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, Treasurer Sabree attended the District 2 Community Roundtable event at Detroit City Councilman Roy McAllister's Office.
Upcoming Senior Town Hall
Upcoming Senior Town Hall
Friday, March 22, 2019
Wayne County Treasurer's Office Senior Town Hall with Treasurer Eric R. Sabree and Reverend Nicholas Hood III.
Wayne County Treasurer's Office staff attend community meeting with Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib
Wayne County Treasurer's Office staff attend community meeting with Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib
Friday, March 22, 2019
Wayne County Treasurer's Office staff attended a community meeting with Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib at the Maplewood Community Center in Garden City, Michigan.
Treasurer Sabree attends Wayne County Commissioner Monique Baker McCormick Community Forum
Treasurer Sabree attends Wayne County Commissioner Monique Baker McCormick Community Forum
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Yesterday, over 70 taxpayers attended Commissioner Monique Baker McCormick, Wayne County Commission District 6- Community Forum event.
Treasurer Sabree at SEMCOG General Assembly with Governor Whitmer
Treasurer Sabree at SEMCOG General Assembly with Governor Whitmer
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
The SEMCOG officers with Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer at Cobo Center for the March 15, 2019 General Assembly.
Commissioner Monique Baker McCormick presents An Evening with County Treasurer Eric Sabree
Commissioner Monique Baker McCormick presents An Evening with County Treasurer Eric Sabree
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Commissioner Monique Baker McCormick presents Getting to Know Wayne County Series: An Evening with County Treasurer Eric Sabree.
Avoid Forfeiture Penalties- Pay 2017 Property Taxes by February 28, 2019
Avoid Forfeiture Penalties- Pay 2017 Property Taxes by February 28, 2019
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
A message from Treasurer Sabree: Save money by paying your 2017 property taxes by February 28, 2019 in order to avoid the forfeiture fee, retroactive interest, and a lien placed on your property.
WCTO Winter Newsletter 2018-2019
WCTO Winter Newsletter 2018-2019
Friday, February 22, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) Winter 2018-2019 Newsletter is now available!
Taxpayer's Assistance Saturdays video
Taxpayer's Assistance Saturdays video
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office will host several Taxpayer Assistance Saturdays. Come out to get one-on-one guidance to avoid foreclosure, get into a payment plan, make a property tax payment and get assistance from community partners.
Show Cause Hearings
Show Cause Hearings
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Throughout January, the Wayne County Treasurer's Office hosted Show Cause Hearings to assist homeowners at risk of property tax foreclosure. The hearings offered residents an opportunity to get into an affordable payment plan to prevent foreclosure.
Congratulations to our Employees of the Month
Congratulations to our Employees of the Month
Monday, February 18, 2019
Congratulating our employees of the month for February: Angileena Gibson and Darcella Woodard!
Media Statement from Treasurer Eric Sabree
Media Statement from Treasurer Eric Sabree
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Treasurer sabree releases his statement on the numerous media reports regarding allegations that the Auction Policy of the Office of the Treasurer was violated by his family members who participated in the auction in 2011.
Treasurer  Sabree will appear in an exclusive interview on Fox 2 Detroit
Treasurer Sabree will appear in an exclusive interview on Fox 2 Detroit
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Tonight, Treasurer Eric Sabree will appear in an exclusive interview on Fox 2 Detroit, with Charlie Langton at 5pm. Check it out!
Treasurer Sabree interviewed by Steve Hood for Detroit Wants 2 Know
Treasurer Sabree interviewed by Steve Hood for Detroit Wants 2 Know
Monday, February 04, 2019
On January 25, 2019, Treasurer Sabree was interviewed by Steve Hood for Detroit Wants 2 Know.
Taxpayer's  Assistance Saturdays
Taxpayer's Assistance Saturdays
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office will host several Taxpayer's Assistance Saturdays. Come out to get one-on-one guidance to avoid foreclosure, get into a payment plan, make a property tax payment and get assistance from community partners.
Wayne County Hearings help people facing Foreclosure (Detroit Free Press)
Wayne County Hearings help people facing Foreclosure (Detroit Free Press)
Monday, January 28, 2019
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office will be hosting 'show cause' hearings on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday to give people at risk of tax foreclosure an opportunity to get on payment plans and learn more about opportunities to stave off foreclosure.
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office Now Accepts American Express
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office Now Accepts American Express
Friday, January 25, 2019
For your convenience, The Wayne County Treasurer's Office accepts debit and credit card payments.
Romulus Community MLK Day Celebration
Romulus Community MLK Day Celebration
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
On January 21, 2019, Wayne County Treasurer, Eric Sabree and staff attended the Romulus Community MLK Day Celebration hosted by the City of Romulus and the Rotary Club of Romulus.
Detroit Whitmer Winter Warm-Up
Detroit Whitmer Winter Warm-Up
Monday, January 14, 2019
On Saturday January 12, 2019, the Detroit Whitmer Winter Warm-Up took place at The Parade Company
Wayne County Treasurer offers federal workers furloughed by government shutdown extension
Wayne County Treasurer offers federal workers furloughed by government shutdown extension
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree will allow federal workers affected by the government shutdown who live in Wayne County additional time to pay their delinquent property taxes.
Congratulations to our managers of the year- 2018
Congratulations to our managers of the year- 2018
Monday, January 07, 2019
Congratulating our managers of the year for 2018: Rhonda Bradwell and Mary Tumidajewicz!
Project Tax Message
Project Tax Message
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Get Payment Plan Text Alerts! Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree introduces 'Project Tax Message,' a free text messaging service designed to remind taxpayers about upcoming payments.
Treasurer Sabree at Diann Banks-Williamson Education Center
Treasurer Sabree at Diann Banks-Williamson Education Center
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
On December 19,2018, Treasurer Sabree and Wayne County Treasurer's Office staff donated and passed out gifts to students at the Diann Banks-Williamson Educational Center in Detroit, MI.
WCTA Holiday Party
WCTA Holiday Party
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
On December 6, 2018 the Wayne County Treasurer's Association (WCTA) holiday party took place. The WCTA met at Portofino's Restaurant in Wyandotte, Michigan.
Mcdonald's Westland Grand Re-opening
Mcdonald's Westland Grand Re-opening
Monday, December 17, 2018
A grand re-opening ceremony was held to celebrate the completion of renovations of the McDonalds in Westland, located at 33921 Ford Road, Westland, MI 48185.
Congratulations to Robin King on her Retirement
Congratulations to Robin King on her Retirement
Friday, December 14, 2018
Congratulations to Robin King on her retirement from the Wayne County Treasurer's Office.
Congratulations to our Employees of the Month- December 2018
Congratulations to our Employees of the Month- December 2018
Friday, December 14, 2018
Congratulating our employees of the month for December: Kimberly Santiago and Kelly Burton!
Martha G. Scott Foundation Annual Senior Luncheon
Martha G. Scott Foundation Annual Senior Luncheon
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Treasurer Sabree attends the Martha G. Scott Foundation Annual Senior Luncheon.
City of Detroit Tax Foreclosure Prevention Project
City of Detroit Tax Foreclosure Prevention Project
Friday, December 07, 2018
The Tax Foreclosure Prevention Project is a City of Detroit program that helps renters avoid displacement due to tax foreclosure and become homeowners.
Mary Neely shares her experience with the Wayne County Treasurer's Office
Mary Neely shares her experience with the Wayne County Treasurer's Office
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Mary Neely tells her story about how she was able to obtain assistance from the Wayne County Treasurers Office and get on an affordable payment plan.
Treasurer Sabree attends the Second Ebenezer Church Veterans Summit
Treasurer Sabree attends the Second Ebenezer Church Veterans Summit
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
On Saturday November 17, the Second Ebenezer Church held a veterans summit. Treasurer Sabree participated in the five-person panel
County-wide Thanksgiving Turkey giveaway
County-wide Thanksgiving Turkey giveaway
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans Annual County-wide Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway took place last Saturday. WCTO staff were present to hand out turkeys.
New state-of-the-art Cortland Community Impact Center and Campus in the City of Highland Park opens
New state-of-the-art Cortland Community Impact Center and Campus in the City of Highland Park opens
Monday, November 19, 2018
A ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house were held to celebrate the first phase of the Early Childhood Center renovations.
Get Payment Plan Text Alerts
Get Payment Plan Text Alerts
Friday, November 16, 2018
Don't miss your payments. Get Payment Plan text alerts!
Second Annual Veterans Resource Fair Recap
Second Annual Veterans Resource Fair Recap
Thursday, November 15, 2018
The Veterans resource Fair provides veterans with information on benefits, health care, employment, housing, utility assistance, and so much more. - Eric Sabree, Wayne County Treasurer
Refinancing of the 2017 Tax Notes
Refinancing of the 2017 Tax Notes
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
In June of 2017, the Treasurer coordinated the sale of the County's Series 2017 Tax Notes, issued in the principal amount of $168,300,000.
Congratulations to our Employees of the Month- November 2018
Congratulations to our Employees of the Month- November 2018
Monday, November 12, 2018
Congratulating our employees of the month for November: Denise Pettaway and Nancy Jack!
Announcement: Paying Delinquent Property Taxes at a kiosk
Announcement: Paying Delinquent Property Taxes at a kiosk
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Paying Delinquent Property Taxes? Make sure to select the Property Tax icon on the kiosk.
McLouth Steel site now belongs to the Morouns (News-Herald)
McLouth Steel site now belongs to the Morouns (News-Herald)
Monday, November 05, 2018
McLouth Steel site now belongs to the Morouns, who pledged to clean up, and redevelop the land. The project is expected to change the landscape of Downriver.
Property Tax Exemption Workshops
Property Tax Exemption Workshops
Monday, November 05, 2018
Struggling to Pay Your Property Taxes?Detroit homeowners may be eligible for a property tax exemption for 2018!
Wayne County Housing and Resource Fair
Wayne County Housing and Resource Fair
Monday, November 05, 2018
On Wednesday November 7, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, the Michigan State Housing Development Authority will be hosting the Wayne County Housing and Resource Fair.
Press Conference- McLouth Steel Plant Parcel Transferred to Crown Enterprises
Press Conference- McLouth Steel Plant Parcel Transferred to Crown Enterprises
Friday, November 02, 2018
Local elected officials and community leaders were available yesterday following a ceremony commemorating the transfer of the deed for the McLouth Steel Plant parcel from the Wayne County Land Bank to Crown Enterprises.
Congratulations to our 2018 Employees of the Month Honorees
Congratulations to our 2018 Employees of the Month Honorees
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Congratulations to our 2018 Employees of the Month Honorees!
The Detroit News- Detroit property tax relief plan gets new life
The Detroit News- Detroit property tax relief plan gets new life
Monday, October 29, 2018
An unprecedented property tax break that would forgive poor Detroit homeowners their past delinquent bills is getting new life after stalling in Lansing three years ago.
WCTO Fall Newsletter
WCTO Fall Newsletter
Friday, October 26, 2018
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) Newsletter is now available!
Treasurer Sabree attends the State of the Hood
Treasurer Sabree attends the State of the Hood
Monday, October 22, 2018
Treasurer Sabree attends 'State of the Hood' at The Church of the Messiah. The focus of the event was on the state of Inner City Neighborhoods. Mr. Sabree spoke on ending foreclosures and informed attendees about the upcoming Veterans Resource Fair.
Save the Date! Thursday, Nov. 8th:  2nd Annual Veterans Resource Fair
Save the Date! Thursday, Nov. 8th: 2nd Annual Veterans Resource Fair
Friday, October 12, 2018
Wayne County Treasurer's Office proudly presents its 2nd Annual Veterans Resource Fair.
105.9 KISS FM - Wayne County Treasurer, Eric Sabree Talks About the Decline of Foreclosures
105.9 KISS FM - Wayne County Treasurer, Eric Sabree Talks About the Decline of Foreclosures
Friday, October 12, 2018
Mr. Sabree sits down with Afrika from HOT 107.5 and discusses how the office is working hard to reduce foreclosures and have driven the numbers to the lowest level in a decade.
Employee Idea Leads to the Creation of a New Payment Tutorial Video
Employee Idea Leads to the Creation of a New Payment Tutorial Video
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Wayne County Treasurer's Office call center employee, Anie Her, came up with an idea that lead to the creation of a new payment tutorial video that helps making delinquent property taxes easier.
WCTO Tax Foreclosure Online Auction Tutorial
WCTO Tax Foreclosure Online Auction Tutorial
Friday, October 05, 2018
WCTO employee Karim Howell explains how to register and bid in the Wayne County Tax Foreclosure Online Auction.
Delinquent Tax Revolving Fund Notes Refinanced
Delinquent Tax Revolving Fund Notes Refinanced
Thursday, October 04, 2018
Wayne County Treasurer's Office refinanced the outstanding balance of the Delinquent Tax Revolving Fund (DTRF) Series 2017 Notes which is $47,870,000.
2nd Annual Veterans Resource Fair
2nd Annual Veterans Resource Fair
Thursday, October 04, 2018
November 8th, Save the date!
CIBC Bank Market Meeting
CIBC Bank Market Meeting
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
On October 3, 2018, Treasurer Eric Sabree, Chief Deputy Treasurer, Melanie Kersey, and Assistant Deputy Treasurer of Finance John Kravitz met with CIBC Bank Market President, Daniel Pehrson, and Managing Director Toni Koss.
Detroit Wants 2 Know Interview with Steve Hood
Detroit Wants 2 Know Interview with Steve Hood
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Last week, Treasurer Sabree sat down with Steve Hood to discuss the dramatic drop in Wayne County Tax foreclosures.
Treasurer Sabree Attends the Banglatown Farmers Market Official Grand Opening
Treasurer Sabree Attends the Banglatown Farmers Market Official Grand Opening
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
On Saturday, September 29, Treasurer Sabree attended the Banglatown Farmers Market Official Grand Opening, hosted by Hope Center in Detroit, where he was awarded a certificate of appreciation. The event featured locally grown food, entertainment for kids,
The News Herald- Music by Moonlight rooftop event raises $27,000 for homeless services
The News Herald- Music by Moonlight rooftop event raises $27,000 for homeless services
Friday, September 28, 2018
Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency (Wayne Metro) hosted the second annual Music by Moonlight party on Sept. 14 atop the Daly Merritt building in downtown Wyandotte.
TellUsUSA - Ohio's Franklin County Treasurer visits Wayne County Treasurer's Office
TellUsUSA - Ohio's Franklin County Treasurer visits Wayne County Treasurer's Office
Friday, September 14, 2018
First African American elected as Ohio's Franklin County Treasurer visits Wayne County Treasurer's Office
WCTO Hosts Franklin County Treasurer Cheryl Brooks Sullivan
WCTO Hosts Franklin County Treasurer Cheryl Brooks Sullivan
Monday, September 10, 2018
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office hosted Franklin County Treasurer Cheryl Brooks Sullivan from Ohio.
WCTO Online Payment Tutorial
WCTO Online Payment Tutorial
Monday, September 10, 2018
Not sure how to make a payment online? We're here to help! Check out this tutorial by the Wayne County Treasurer's Office on our YouTube channel.
Congratulations to our Employees of the Month- September
Congratulations to our Employees of the Month- September
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Congratulating our employees of the month for the month of September, Karim Howell and Anie Her!
SEMCOG Regional Update
SEMCOG Regional Update
Monday, August 20, 2018
Check out this photo of the 2018-2019 SEMCOG (Southeast Michigan Council of Governments) officers!
Lincoln Park Kroger Grand Re-Opening
Lincoln Park Kroger Grand Re-Opening
Friday, August 17, 2018
On Aug 15, 2018, Treasurer Sabree and staff attended the Grand Re-Opening of Kroger in Lincoln Park. Kroger's executive management along with elected officials joined in on the celebration of the remodeled 63,000-square-foot store.
Congratulations to our Employees of the Month
Congratulations to our Employees of the Month
Friday, August 03, 2018
Congratulations to our employees of the month for the month of August, Angela Reaves and Marvin Ingram. We appreciate your exceptional service here at the Wayne County Treasurer's Office!
Treasurer Interview with John Hill #incaseyoumissedit
Treasurer Interview with John Hill #incaseyoumissedit
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Check out the Wayne County treasurer's interview with John Hill.
WCTO Summer Newsletter
WCTO Summer Newsletter
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) Newsletter is now available!
Intern Presentation
Intern Presentation
Monday, July 23, 2018
On July 18, WCTO interns Lindsey Gergel and Hannah Roll gave their presentation for 'Project Tax Messages.' The goal of the proposed system is to send out monthly reminders via text message to taxpayers.
Meeting with Comerica Bank
Meeting with Comerica Bank
Thursday, July 19, 2018
On July 10, 2018, Treasurer Sabree, Chief Deputy Treasurer Melanie Kersey and Asst. Deputy Treasurer of Finance John Kravitz met with Comerica Bank Executive Vice President Charles E. Pohl and staff.
Press Conference- July 13, 2018
Press Conference- July 13, 2018
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree joined Mayor Mike Duggan, City Councilman Gabe Leland and Michele Oberholtzer from the United Community Housing Coalition along with Detroit residents who have saved their homes from foreclosure.
Congratulating our Employees of the Month
Congratulating our Employees of the Month
Monday, July 16, 2018
Congratulations to our employees of the month, Harriet Walton and Renea Boston. Thank you for your wonderful spirits and diligent work!
WHPR Ask Welfare Rights Show Interview with Treasurer Sabree
WHPR Ask Welfare Rights Show Interview with Treasurer Sabree
Monday, July 09, 2018
Treasurer Sabree sat down with Ask Welfare Rights Show hosts Maureen Taylor and Marian Kramer on WHPR to discuss what The Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) is doing to prevent foreclosures.
Disclaimer: Beware of Fraudulent Activity
Disclaimer: Beware of Fraudulent Activity
Friday, June 29, 2018
If you receive a foreclosure notice that's not from the Treasurer's office, it may be fraudulent.
Treasurer Sabree Attends the Grand Opening for the City Event Centre in Romulus
Treasurer Sabree Attends the Grand Opening for the City Event Centre in Romulus
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Treasurer Sabree attended the grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony for the City Event Centre in Romulus.
Wayne County Treasurer's Office Staff Participate in the Wayne County Senior Funfest
Wayne County Treasurer's Office Staff Participate in the Wayne County Senior Funfest
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
On June 23, 2018, the Wayne County Treasurer's Office staff participated in the Wayne County Senior Funfest held at the Nankin Mills Picnic Area in Westland. The event was open to Wayne County residents ages 60 and over.
Wayne County Treasurer's Office Honors Community Investors
Wayne County Treasurer's Office Honors Community Investors
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Treasurer Sabree and staff held its first annual event honoring community investors on Thursday, June 21st. More than 150 people attended the event where the treasurer acknowledged investors for helping to rebuild our neighborhoods and our community.
Done Deal,  Documents Signed for County's Issuance of Notes
Done Deal, Documents Signed for County's Issuance of Notes
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
June 21, 2018, the Treasurer signed the documents in connection to the County's issuance of $147,690,000 of Notes, the proceeds of which funded the 2018 Delinquent Tax Revolving Fund ('DTRF').
Treasurer Sabree speaks at the NAACP Allies, Issues and Action meeting
Treasurer Sabree speaks at the NAACP Allies, Issues and Action meeting
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Treasurer Sabree was the guest presenter for the Allies, Issues and Action meeting organized by the Detroit Branch of the NAACP.
Treasurer Sabree Attends Career Awareness Day at Durfee Elementary-Middle School
Treasurer Sabree Attends Career Awareness Day at Durfee Elementary-Middle School
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Treasurer Sabree was out in the community speaking to students at Durfee Elementary-Middle School for Career Awareness Day.
The Yemeni American News - Treasurer Sabree: 'Great things happening in Wayne County'
The Yemeni American News - Treasurer Sabree: 'Great things happening in Wayne County'
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Treasurer Sabree opens up about his journey to the treasurer's office and discusses some of the great programs put in place to keep Wayne County residents in their homes.
Treasurer Sabree presents award at 2018 Coaches Forum
Treasurer Sabree presents award at 2018 Coaches Forum
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Treasurer Sabree presented the Will Robinson award for high school coach of the year at the 2018 Coaches Forum, which featured keynote speaker and hall of fame coach Tom Izzo. The event was put on by the Horatio Williams foundation.
State of the City 2018 - Video
State of the City 2018 - Video
Friday, March 16, 2018
Mayor Mike Duggan calls Treasurer Sabree a 'Miracle Worker,' for helping taxpayers avoid foreclosure!
EMIY Future Leaders Event - Video
EMIY Future Leaders Event - Video
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Treasurer Sabree participated as the keynote speaker for the EMIY Future Leaders 7th Annual Pancake Breakfast event. Over 50 residents attended, shared a meal and conversation during the presentation.
TellUsUSA - Op-Ed by Phil Cavanagh, Assistant Deputy Treasurer, Wayne County
TellUsUSA - Op-Ed by Phil Cavanagh, Assistant Deputy Treasurer, Wayne County
Monday, March 12, 2018
I personally have been passionate about stemming the tide of the tsunami of foreclosures. As a former State Representative, I introduced a bill to grant relief for homeowners by lowering the state-mandated 18% interest rate on properties in delinquency.
WCTO Taxpayer Testimonial Commercial (Video)
WCTO Taxpayer Testimonial Commercial (Video)
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
2 Wayne County property taxpayers share their experiences with the Wayne County Treasurer's Office.
Winter Newsletter
Winter Newsletter
Friday, March 02, 2018
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) Newsletter is now available!
Treasurer Sabree -A Veteran In Need (Video)
Treasurer Sabree -A Veteran In Need (Video)
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Treasurer Sabree shares a personal story about how the Wayne County Treasurer's Office helped an Iraq war veteran who was in need of assistance with their property taxes.
Treasurer Sabree discusses foreclosure prevention programs on GCTV (Video)
Treasurer Sabree discusses foreclosure prevention programs on GCTV (Video)
Monday, February 19, 2018
Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree sits down with Garden City Clerk/Treasurer Allyson Bettis to talk about some of the foreclosure prevention programs that Wayne County is offering.
Associated Press - Free mobile app to help Wayne County residents with delinquent tax bill payments
Associated Press - Free mobile app to help Wayne County residents with delinquent tax bill payments
Monday, February 05, 2018
Wayne County residents can now use a free mobile app to pay delinquent tax bills.
WDIV Local 4 - Free mobile app to help Wayne County residents with delinquent tax bill payments
WDIV Local 4 - Free mobile app to help Wayne County residents with delinquent tax bill payments
Monday, February 05, 2018
The county treasurer's office says the app accepts credit cards or checks and also will allow people to make payment plan installments. The app can be downloaded via smartphones.
CBS Detroit - Free Mobile App To Help With Delinquent Tax Bill Payments
CBS Detroit - Free Mobile App To Help With Delinquent Tax Bill Payments
Monday, February 05, 2018
The county treasurer's office says the app accepts credit cards or checks and also will allow people to make payment plan installments. The app can be downloaded via smartphones.
Michigan Chronicle - Wayne County Treasurer's forfeiture and foreclosure process
Michigan Chronicle - Wayne County Treasurer's forfeiture and foreclosure process
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Check out the delinquent tax forfeiture and foreclosure timeline public service announcement. Wayne County Treasurer advises on all notices sent to taxpayers. Our goal is ZERO owner occupied properties in the auction!
Praise102.7 - Wayne County Treasurer Offers Taxpayers a Free Mobile App
Praise102.7 - Wayne County Treasurer Offers Taxpayers a Free Mobile App
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree has introduced a new mobile app that allows people to pay their delinquent tax bills or payment plan installments via a free mobile app that accepts credit cards or checks, it was announced today.
Wayne County Treasurer offers taxpayers a free mobile app to pay delinquent tax bills, payment plans
Wayne County Treasurer offers taxpayers a free mobile app to pay delinquent tax bills, payment plans
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
DETROIT, Michigan - Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree has introduced a new mobile app that allows people to pay their delinquent tax bills or payment plan installments via a free mobile app that accepts credit cards or checks, it was announced today.
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office Process Timeline (Video)
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office Process Timeline (Video)
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Check out the delinquent tax forfeiture & foreclosure timeline public service announcement.
Yellow Bag Notice (Video)
Yellow Bag Notice (Video)
Thursday, December 21, 2017
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office will directly notify homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure with a yellow bag filled with helpful, preventative resources and information about the process. Watch the video to learn more.
Taxpayer Saturdays at Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD)
Taxpayer Saturdays at Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD)
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Wayne County Community College will once again host Treasurer Eric R. Sabree every Saturday in February to meet with homeowners who are at risk of property tax foreclosure. Click on the link to learn more about the various event locations and times.
Wayne County Treasurer's Office Veterans Programs (Video)
Wayne County Treasurer's Office Veterans Programs (Video)
Monday, December 11, 2017
Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) employee shares past Armed Forces experiences and provides information on programs available to assist veterans with delinquent property taxes in Wayne County.
Crain's- Wayne County Land Bank's New Executive Director Focuses On Blight, Partnerships
Crain's- Wayne County Land Bank's New Executive Director Focuses On Blight, Partnerships
Monday, December 04, 2017
Wayne County's new land bank executive director plans to use his legal, business and cultural acumen to help reduce the number of blighted properties in the county.
Property Tax Exemption Workshops
Property Tax Exemption Workshops
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Depending on the number of people living in your home and your household income, a Property Tax Exemption (PTE) can either cut your current year's taxes owed in half, or wipe them out completely. Read the flyer to find a workshop near you!
Fall Newsletter
Fall Newsletter
Friday, November 17, 2017
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) Newsletter is now available!
Crain's- Mcgregor Fund Grants $500,000 To Help Shield Homeowners From Tax Foreclosure
Crain's- Mcgregor Fund Grants $500,000 To Help Shield Homeowners From Tax Foreclosure
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Detroit-based McGregor Fund has awarded $500,000 to the United Community Housing Coalition to help shield 1,000 homeowners from losing their homes to tax foreclosure.
County Treasurers Urge Homeowners Behind On Property Taxes To Seek Relief Through Step Forward Michigan Program
County Treasurers Urge Homeowners Behind On Property Taxes To Seek Relief Through Step Forward Michigan Program
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Homeowners in Wayne, Macomb and Oakland counties in danger of losing their homes to foreclosure because they can't pay their property taxes may be able to get financial assistance from the Step Forward Michigan program.
Property Tax Foreclosures In Wayne County Reach All Time Low (Video)
Property Tax Foreclosures In Wayne County Reach All Time Low (Video)
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Tax foreclosures of owner-occupied homes in Detroit down 88% over past two years.
Treasurer Sabree & Judge Mathis Foreclosure Prevention Commercial (Video)
Treasurer Sabree & Judge Mathis Foreclosure Prevention Commercial (Video)
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Treasurer Sabree and Judge Mathis share a special message to help Wayne County taxpayers avoid property tax foreclosure.
Fox 2- Tax Foreclosures Down 88 Percent In Detroit
Fox 2- Tax Foreclosures Down 88 Percent In Detroit
Friday, September 22, 2017
After thousands of Detroit families lost their homes to tax foreclosure in the past few years, officials announced Tuesday those foreclosures are down nearly 99 percent.
WDIV- Mayor Duggan Outlines Plan To Help Detroit Residents In Tax Trouble
WDIV- Mayor Duggan Outlines Plan To Help Detroit Residents In Tax Trouble
Friday, September 22, 2017
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan has taken a lot of heat during his first term about the living conditions in the neighborhoods. On Tuesday night, he pointed to a program he believes proves help is on the way.
Michigan Radio- Much Progress Reducing Tax Foreclosures In Detroit, Wayne County
Michigan Radio- Much Progress Reducing Tax Foreclosures In Detroit, Wayne County
Friday, September 22, 2017
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan says a new law that knocked down the 18% interest rate for back tax payment plans to 6% helped, as did a media blitz by Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree and scores of groups and volunteers who got the word out. ...
Reuters- Detroit Tax Foreclosures Plummet Over Two Years
Reuters- Detroit Tax Foreclosures Plummet Over Two Years
Friday, September 22, 2017
The number of property foreclosures in Detroit due to nonpayment of taxes dropped in 2017 to the lowest level since the 2008 housing market collapse, local officials announced on Tuesday.
Dbusiness- Detroit Officials: Tax Foreclosures Down 88 Percent In Past Two Years
Dbusiness- Detroit Officials: Tax Foreclosures Down 88 Percent In Past Two Years
Friday, September 22, 2017
City of Detroit and Wayne County officials today announced that tax foreclosures throughout Detroit have decreased 88 percent over the past two years, to their lowest levels since the housing market collapsed in Oct. 2008.
Hightech Beacon- Tax Foreclosure Rates In Detroit Drop To Lowest Level In 10 Years
Hightech Beacon- Tax Foreclosure Rates In Detroit Drop To Lowest Level In 10 Years
Friday, September 22, 2017
Duggan said â…” of the occupied house foreclosures in Detroit this year were cases where a landlord was collecting rent, but not paying the taxes.
Michigan Chronicle- Tax Foreclosures Of Owner-Occupied Homes In Detroit Down 88% Over Past Two Years
Michigan Chronicle- Tax Foreclosures Of Owner-Occupied Homes In Detroit Down 88% Over Past Two Years
Friday, September 22, 2017
Tax foreclosures in the city of Detroit dropped this year to their lowest levels since the housing market collapsed in October 2008, city and county officials announced.
Detroit Free Press- Detroit, Wayne County See Dramatic Drop In Foreclosures
Detroit Free Press- Detroit, Wayne County See Dramatic Drop In Foreclosures
Friday, September 22, 2017
City, county and community leaders touted a substantial drop in foreclosures in Wayne County and Detroit at a news conference. Property tax foreclosures in Wayne County were reduced from 28,000 in 2015 to less than 7,000 this year.
The Detroit News- Detroit Tax Foreclosures Fall 88% Since 2015
The Detroit News- Detroit Tax Foreclosures Fall 88% Since 2015
Friday, September 22, 2017
Wayne County and Detroit officials on Tuesday announced tax foreclosures in the city have fallen 88 percent in the last two years.
WXYZ - Tax Foreclosures In Detroit Down Nearly 90 Percent In Two Years
WXYZ - Tax Foreclosures In Detroit Down Nearly 90 Percent In Two Years
Thursday, September 21, 2017
According to the city, tax foreclosures dropped to their lowest levels this year since 2008 and are down 88 percent over the last two years. Watch the video here.
WDET- Outreach Efforts Have Reduced Tax-Foreclosures In Detroit, Officials Say
WDET- Outreach Efforts Have Reduced Tax-Foreclosures In Detroit, Officials Say
Thursday, September 21, 2017
At a press conference, city and county officials came together to announce the decrease in tax foreclosures in Wayne County. Listen to the audio here.
Operation Backpack
Operation Backpack
Monday, September 11, 2017
Treasurer Sabree and staff attended Operation Backpack at River Rouge High School. Experience the fun through this photo story.
Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree At Ecorse Town Hall (Video)
Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree At Ecorse Town Hall (Video)
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
At a town hall meeting in Ecorse, Mich. Treasurer Sabree speaks to residents about property tax foreclosure prevention.
Dbusiness- A Novel Kiosk Payment System Launched In Detroit Expands Its Offerings
Dbusiness- A Novel Kiosk Payment System Launched In Detroit Expands Its Offerings
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree says the DivDat kiosk program is exceeding his expectations, while providing new insights about county taxpayers.
A Farewell To The Wayne County Treasurer's Office Michigan State University Interns
A Farewell To The Wayne County Treasurer's Office Michigan State University Interns
Monday, August 28, 2017
As the Michigan State University WCTO summer interns return to East Lansing, we wish them all the best and continued success. Read to learn all they did for us and Wayne County taxpayers.
Mlive- County Treasurers Tout State's $40m Foreclosure Relief Fund
Mlive- County Treasurers Tout State's $40m Foreclosure Relief Fund
Monday, August 28, 2017
The Step Forward program has already paid out more than $307 million to 34,597 homeowners, according to the MSHDA. The program has about $40 million available before it expires in 2020.
The Detroit News- Wayne Co. Considers Pilot Program To Rehab Properties
The Detroit News- Wayne Co. Considers Pilot Program To Rehab Properties
Thursday, August 24, 2017
'The Wayne County Commission is weighing a pilot program that would keep some tax-foreclosed properties from the county auction and put them into the hands of developers for rehabilitation.'
WCTO Kiosk Partnership
WCTO Kiosk Partnership
Monday, August 07, 2017
Watch a delinquent payment kiosk commercial featuring Treasurer Sabree.
WXYZ- Spotlight On The News: Eric Sabree On Foreclosures
WXYZ- Spotlight On The News: Eric Sabree On Foreclosures
Monday, August 07, 2017
Chuck Stokes interviews Treasurer Sabree concerning foreclosure prevention.
There's Help For Homeowners Facing Foreclosure
There's Help For Homeowners Facing Foreclosure
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
The tri-county treasurers of Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb have a message for their residents.
Community Reports: How Wayne County Helped A Resident Keep Home And Garden (Video)
Community Reports: How Wayne County Helped A Resident Keep Home And Garden (Video)
Thursday, July 27, 2017
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office recently helped a resident save her home and two adjoining lots from tax foreclosure. Watch the video to learn more!
WXYZ- Remembering The Detroit Riots On The Corner Of 12th And Clairmount
WXYZ- Remembering The Detroit Riots On The Corner Of 12th And Clairmount
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Treasurer Sabree revisits memories of the '67 Detroit riots.
Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree Launches Full Review Of All Office Operations And Procedures To Better Improve Taxpayer Services
Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree Launches Full Review Of All Office Operations And Procedures To Better Improve Taxpayer Services
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Plante Moran begins 90-day process review at request of Wayne County Treasurer.
Fall Auction Registration And Bidding Information
Fall Auction Registration And Bidding Information
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
A comprehensive list of dates and guidelines for fall auction registration and bidding.
Michigan Radio- Metro Detroit Homeowners Urged To Get Help With Back Taxes
Michigan Radio- Metro Detroit Homeowners Urged To Get Help With Back Taxes
Monday, July 10, 2017
Treasurer Sabree and surrounding county treasurers get the word out about the Step Forward Michigan program, which offers up to $30,000 in no-interest loans to help people catch up on back taxes.
Press Release Pickup
Press Release Pickup
Friday, July 07, 2017
Our latest Press Release has circulated throughout the United States. Find out how far the word has spread.
The Detroit News- Treasurers: Program Helps Cut Detroit Area Foreclosures
The Detroit News- Treasurers: Program Helps Cut Detroit Area Foreclosures
Thursday, July 06, 2017
Tri-county treasurers of Wayne, Macomb, and Oakland & MSHDA Director hold a press conference to discuss the success of the Michigan Step Forward program to keep homeowners out of foreclosure.
Fox 2 Detroit- Donors Help Stop Detroit House Foreclosures As Part Of New Program
Fox 2 Detroit- Donors Help Stop Detroit House Foreclosures As Part Of New Program
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Fox 2 interviews Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree on the recent donation to keep taxpayers in their homes.
Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree Works With Business Owners And Nonprofit Organizations To Help Taxpayers Save Their Homes From Foreclosure
Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree Works With Business Owners And Nonprofit Organizations To Help Taxpayers Save Their Homes From Foreclosure
Friday, June 30, 2017
Treasurer Eric R. Sabree is pleased to announce that his office has accepted donations from private donors to help taxpayers save their homes from property tax foreclosure.
Crain's Detroit Business- Wayne County Treasurer's Office Works Hard To Reduce Foreclosures
Crain's Detroit Business- Wayne County Treasurer's Office Works Hard To Reduce Foreclosures
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
'Since my election as Wayne County treasurer nearly one year ago, we have taken aggressive steps to prevent foreclosures in Wayne County.'
Detroit Free Press- Wayne County Extends Program For Homeowners Facing Foreclosures
Detroit Free Press- Wayne County Extends Program For Homeowners Facing Foreclosures
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Treasurer Eric R. Sabree extends the IRSPA deadline to June 28th.
U.S. News- County Extends Program For Homeowners Facing Foreclosures
U.S. News- County Extends Program For Homeowners Facing Foreclosures
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
The Associated Press Announces IRSPA extension.
Treasurer Eric Sabree Supports Delinquent Tax Payment Kiosks To Be Present In All 43 Municipalities
Treasurer Eric Sabree Supports Delinquent Tax Payment Kiosks To Be Present In All 43 Municipalities
Friday, June 16, 2017
At the quarterly meeting of the Wayne County Treasurers Association, Treasurer Eric R. Sabree urges every city to get a Delinquent Tax Payment Kiosk to assist taxpayers.
Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree Extends Interest Rate Reduction Program through June 28, 2017
Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree Extends Interest Rate Reduction Program through June 28, 2017
Friday, June 16, 2017
Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree is pleased to announce that his office has chosen to extend the June 7, 2017 deadline for a special program to reduce interest rates for homeowners at risk of foreclosure from 18% to 6%.
Tax Payment Kiosks Expand To 28 Locations In And Around Wayne County
Tax Payment Kiosks Expand To 28 Locations In And Around Wayne County
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Detroit and Wayne County residents can make payments on their accounts at 37 kiosks at 28 locations in and around the county, including 24-hour sites. All with no costly service fee.
Treasurer Sabree Joins Officials To Announce Extension Of Foreclosure Prevention Program
Treasurer Sabree Joins Officials To Announce Extension Of Foreclosure Prevention Program
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
In the program, homeowners are eligible to enter payment plans at a reduced interest rate - 6%, compared to the usual 18% - and pay delinquent taxes. The result is a monthly payment amount that will help hundreds of families stay in their homes
WCTO Helps Ecorse Residents Avoid Property Tax Foreclosure
WCTO Helps Ecorse Residents Avoid Property Tax Foreclosure
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Treasurer Sabree and his staff attend Ecorse Town Hall to sign up delinquent taxpayers for payment plans.
Interest Rate Reduction Program
Interest Rate Reduction Program
Monday, April 24, 2017
Treasurer Eric R. Sabree joins Mayor Duggan and County Executive Evans to announce extension of successful foreclosure prevention program
Wayne County Treasurer Comcast Newsmakers Interview
Wayne County Treasurer Comcast Newsmakers Interview
Friday, April 07, 2017
Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree interview is airing on Xfinity On Demand under the Get Local/Comcast Newsmakers button.
September 2016 Property Auction
September 2016 Property Auction
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Wayne County Treasurer 2016 Auction
Alternate Payment Options And Instructions
Alternate Payment Options And Instructions
Friday, April 01, 2016
Alternate Payment Options and Instructions