Advocates say the Detroit ordinance is a major step forward in a city where tens of thousands of eviction cases were filed each year.
A $20 million fund announced Tuesday aims to help more than 1,000 income eligible Detroiters fix up the living conditions of their homes.
Detroit City Council is urging a statewide agency to process applications for rent aid faster in Wayne County, where it can take about 90 days.
A $1 million grant will pilot child savings account programs, through two nonprofits. The goal is to help families put aside money for college.
The Detroit Refugee Network will help refugees resettling in the city tap into housing, jobs, transportation and education opportunities.
Eligible Michigan families will continue to get at least an additional $95 in food assistance benefits in April, as grocery costs rise.
Food banks and pantries in metro Detroit are reporting longer lines and more families seeking help as prices at the grocery store and gas pump soar.
Eviction cases can leave long-lasting scars on families, making it more difficult for them to find future housing. A bipartisan bill wants to change.
The Wayne County Treasurer’s Office will not be foreclosing on certain owner-occupied properties through next March.
Michigan families used monthly child tax credits on food, rent, child care and bills. The “cash buffer” relieved financial stress, a new report finds.