Detroit health officials say 50% of eligible Detroiters are vaccinated for COVID-19 and just 20% have received booster shots.
The city intends to launch its paid parental leave program on Jan. 1.
The council’s request follows a March report by Outlier and ProPublica that broke down how DTE dealt with residents struggling with energy affordability during COVID-19.
The pilot build of a single-family home in Detroit’s Islandview is anticipated to be the first state-funded, 3D-printed house constructed in Michigan
The building is slated to open in late 2023 and will also include 10,000 square feet of retail and dining space along Bagley Street.
The People Mover is set to reopen in mid-April and aiming to strengthen partnerships with community organizations and cultural institutions to rebuild ridership.
Homeownership is key to building Black wealth but Detroit buyers are challenged by more than mortgage denials.
Detroit to use HUD disaster recovery grant to expand a program to stem basement backups.
Mike Duggan intends to seek court intervention to overturn a city pension fund vote to shorten the number of years Detroit makes legacy debt payments. Detroit CFO estimates the move will have the city paying $20 million to $25 million more each year.
The state unveiled plans to replace I-375 in Detroit with an ‘urban boulevard’ where a thriving Black community once stood – officials hope to fix an ‘unjust legacy.’