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Oakland Business Connect
Oakland Business Connect is your key to starting new business opportunities with Michigan's largest companies.
Now in its third year, an expansion of the overwhelmingly popular Demonstration Alley, with companies exhibiting the latest medical technology innovations.
NO HAZ Collections
Get ready to clean that garage or basement and get rid of your Household Hazardous Waste. Drop offs are scheduled throught the year for Participating Communities.
Apprenticeships Guide
An overview to apprenticeships in Oakland County and elsewhere
Mortgage Worries?
Help is available NOW to keep most families in their homes

Call (248) 858-1891 for a confidential appointment
Community & Home Improvement's 2014 Annual Report
For more than 30 years, we have enhanced the quality of life for our residents through housing counseling services and community development projects.
Oakland Business Connect
2014 NO HAZ Collections
Apprenticeship Book
Community & Home Improvement
Community & HOme Improvement's 2014 Annual Report

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'Oakland Business Connect' Online Business Directory Launches
“The whole point is for Oakland County businesses to get access to other Oakland County businesses . . .Read More
Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center Partners with PTAC
Free counseling services will soon be offered to help businesses interested in obtaining government contracts at the local, state and federal levels.

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Oakland County Leads in Job Growth
“Oakland County plays a significant role in Michigan’s economic recovery because of our deep dive into . . .

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Economic Development has Banner Month . . .
Twelve companies either expanded or landed in Oakland County in May – the most economic development projects . . . .Read More
Oakland County Budget Balanced through FY 2018
Patterson’s “Summary of Future Operating Issues and Related Resolution” is posted on the county’s website outlining why no county departments will have budget tasks (cuts) in that same time frame. . . .Read More
Now Accepting Nominations for Medical Main Street’s INNO-VATOR of the Year
"The INNO-VATOR of the Year award shines a spotlight on leading-edge medical technology that is being produced right here . . .Read More





OpEd: Why Oakland Schools Technical Campuses has a Working Relationship with Businesses
As Michigan reinvents its economy, educational institutions are getting in synch with employers' changing needs. Leaders from the Oakland Schools Technical Campuses discuss the importance of retooling to supply the state's emerging high-tech industries with new talent. 

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