Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., announced the legislation Monday, seeking to increase the public housing commitment in Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure and jobs plan.
Once completed, the center's new housing facility will connect its clients with addiction treatment and job services. It will also come outfitted with 40 studio apartments, a cafeteria, a library, classrooms, and a health clinic.
After 15 long months of soaring legal bills, Tracie Albert finally walked through the front door of her new home in Riverside. But not before the suspected squatter was seen lunging at Tracie with a tire iron.
"I'm a Detroit-based contractor. I grew up here, PSL-educated, just had a grandbaby," said Curtis Johnson. "and now I can say to my grandbaby with conviction 'papa was out here doing his thing, making sure the city of Detroit is gonna come back.'"
Robertson Brothers Homes is building two units a month through 2022. on the site of an old Catholic school - next to the still operating St. Mary Magdelen Church.
The Quicken Loans founder and Detroit property investor announced Thursday morning plans to invest several hundred million dollars into the city over the next decade.
Beginning Monday, people who lack sustainable housing will become eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The state expanded the list of people who can schedule treatment to people age 50 and up with co-morbidities beginning today.
On Wednesday, a task force commissioned in 2019 to study poverty in Michigan made 35 recommendations about how to reduce inequality across the state.
Over the weekend, activists gathered outside Detroit's 10th Precinct to decry the wrongful evictions police participated in recently and called for radical change. A spokesperson with DPD said the officers involved will be disciplined and are retooling their policies as it related to evictions.
A donation from AT&T and its Believe Detroit initiative will help build a 3,500-square-foot facility that will provide space for housing counselors, financial empowerment workers, and other services.
The mother says she finally has a place to call home, and she's beyond grateful:
The city of Detroit is offering eight wealth-building programs to residents who were overtaxed on their home assessments from 2010-2013.
Mike Duggan will announce plans for 400 new affordable housing units and more than $122.9 million in housing tax credit investments.
Five new affordable housing projects in Detroit were announced on Monday. Construction will take place in Midtown, Corktown, North End, Forest Park, and New Center.
The city of Detroit is announcing a new initiative dedicating funds to affordable housing development.
Mayor Duggan was joined along with leaders from the Kresge Foundation, JPMorgan, and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation to announce more than $48 million in new investment to increase equity and affordable housing opportunities in Detroit.
TCF Bank is pledging $1 billion in loans to help minority- and women-owned businesses in Detroit and other cities, as part of its investment to uplift communities of color.
A federal eviction moratorium is set to expire Friday, which puts many Americans at risk of facing eviction or losing their home.
The 36th District Court of Detroit has extended a moratorium on evictions in the city until Aug. 15, the same day the statewide ban was lifted.
An estimated 10,000 Detroit residents could be facing homelessness as the state's moratorium on evictions is lifted. This added stress from the pandemic comes with some relief, including $11 million made available from the city's budget.