- Families must live in western Wayne County, outside the city of Detroit.
- Cities served include: Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Wayne, Redford, Westland, Inkster, Livonia, Canton, Plymouth, Northville.
- At least one family member must be employed or have a source of income (e.g. SSD).
- All adults in the family must pass a criminal background check.
- All adults must provide a credit report.