A public defender office in Wayne County announced a new program, slated to begin in September, to help criminal defense clients avoid eviction.
Two wide-ranging reports look at the overall well-being of Michigan children and families, from housing to education, before the COVID-19 pandemic.
A federal moratorium on evictions is slated to expire at the end of the month and tenant advocates, concerned the order may not be extended, are urging people behind on rent to apply for a federally funded rent aid program before the moratorium runs out.
More than 20,000 Michiganders have applied for help to pay their rent through a federally-funded rent aid program that launched two months ago, reflecting an ongoing need for housing assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit program, administered by the Federal Communications Commission, will temporarily provide eligible households discounts of up to $50 a month toward broadband service.
Backed by a $2.2 million investment, a group of Detroit housing nonprofits are joining forces to grow services for homeowners.
Only six of the Detroit Public Library’s 21 neighborhood branches are currently open, leaving neighbors without vital resources for more than a year.
Starting this summer, eligible families are expected to get monthly payments, through expansions in child tax credits, to support the cost of raising kids.
When their communities said they were struggling with food and bills, these neighbors stepped up. They plan to continue their work after the pandemic.
Dan and Jennifer Gilbert on Thursday announced plans to donate $500 million to invest in neighborhoods across the city, starting with $15 million to pay down the back property taxes of as many as 20,000 Detroiters who could face tax foreclosure.