Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced the "Pay as you stay" plan on Wednesday. The housing plan is intended to help residents avoid tax foreclosure by easing the financial burden on the city's lowest earners. About 31,000 residents could help avoid foreclosure with the aid of the plan, which would eliminate all interest, penalties and fees and the only balance due would be back taxes or 10 percent of the home's value. The plan still needs approval by the state legislature.
A duo of Denver residents now living in Detroit are flipping houses in the city - and they're starting with their neighborhood. Keith Bynum and Evan Thomas, two residents of northwest Detroit are purchasing some of the worst homes in the city and fixing them up and selling them. The profits aren't big, but more people are moving into their neighborhood as a result of their pet projects. And they're hiring locals to help with the labor.
A new pilot program aimed at helping people living on government assistance kicks off Thursday in Michigan.
New figures say Detroit's population continues to decline amid efforts to revitalize the city.
FOX 2's Sherry Margolis introduces us to two women who have gotten support from PATH.
Juliette Okotie-Eboh, Honorary Co-Chair and supporter of Lighthouse of Oakland County's PATH program, and Jenifer Hughes, former PATH client, join us in studio to tell us more about The Lighthouse of Oakland County's PATH program.