Local GovernmentLocal Fiscal Health

  • Resources and information on local government and school district fiscal health in Michigan.


  • School Fiscal Accountability

    Office of School Review and Fiscal Accountability (OSRFA) works with Michigan schools to identify potential fiscal stress and provide technical assistance.

  • Detroit Financial Review Commission

    The Financial Review Commission (FRC) is responsible for oversight of the City of Detroit and the Detroit Public Schools Community District,

  • Trial Court Funding Commission

    The Michigan Legislature created the Trial Court Funding Commission (TCFC), through Public Act 65 of 2017, to review Michigan’s trial court funding system and make recommendations. This legislation was enacted in response to People v. Cunningham, a Michigan Supreme Court decision that determined state law does not provide courts with the authority to impose costs upon criminal defendants to fund the day-to-day operation of the courts. Public Act 65 of 2017 is now repealed since the Commission has concluded its work and filed its Final Report on September 6, 2019, in accordance with the Statute.

  • Municipalities and School Districts in Financial Emergency

    Public Act 436 of 2012, the Local Financial Stability and Choice Act, took effect March 28, 2013. 

  • Local Emergency Financial Assistance Loan Board

    The Local Emergency Financial Assistance Loan Board acts upon loan applications received from municipalities currently experiencing a financial emergency.