Civil right organizers filed a motion in an ongoing case this week asking for the extension of the moratorium and for a long term solution.
Nushrat Rahman covers issues related to economic mobility for the Detroit Free Press and BridgeDetroit as a corps member with Report for America, an initiative of The GroundTruth Project.
Detroit’s moratorium on residential water shutoffs is ending. What to know.
A moratorium on residential water shut offs in Detroit runs out Dec. 31. Residents should apply for assistance programs to avoid shut offs.
Former Detroit health director Abdul El-Sayed joins Wayne County
Detroit’s former health director and 2018 Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dr. Abdul El-Sayed joins Wayne County and plans to focus on health equity.
Here’s how some Detroit homeowners can get 2022 property tax relief
Detroiters who are struggling to pay for their property taxes have until Dec. 12 to apply for a 2022 poverty tax exemption.
Food assistance program to resume but with lower benefit cap
The Double Up Food Bucks program, which helps people on food assistance purchase produce, will lift a temporary pause on earnings at grocery stores starting Jan. 1.
Warming centers are available in Detroit: Where to find them
There are three locations open in Detroit through March 31 for those experiencing homelessness.
Name on title could stop Detroit woman from saving her home
Title issues are a barrier for Detroiters trying to access programs to help avoid foreclosure, get repair help and stay in their homes.
City and renters fight to hold landlords accountable for poor conditions
Detroit tenants say they have had difficulty getting their management company to make repairs on their homes, spurring scrutiny from city council.
State regulators approve $30.5M DTE rate hike
The approval comes after about 200 people packed an August public hearing to overwhelmingly demand the commission reject DTE’s proposal.
Detroit hires nonprofit to run new eviction defense program
United Community Housing Coalition will oversee legal defense intake and referrals for low-income residents facing eviction.