Detroit’s 36th District Court will resume in-person eviction hearings for 90 days. Housing advocates say that’s a bad move.
What happens when a court officer comes knocking during an eviction?
During an eviction, a landlord can hire a court officer to force a tenant to move. Here’s what happens when a court officer arrives at the door.
Westland Housing Commission to open voucher waiting list
The Westland Housing Commission will take online applications for its housing choice voucher program June 2-5. Here’s what to know.
New hotline can direct Detroiters to housing help
The new hotline is the front door for Detroiters to get housing help for property taxes, evictions or home repairs. Here’s what to know.
Detroit has a new $8M tree cleanup program for homeowners
Hundreds of Detroiters already have joined the list for the tree removal program that will give first priority to seniors, veterans and residents with disabilities.
Gilbert Foundation eviction defense fund hits early goal for serving families
The foundation’s $12 million Detroit Eviction Defense Fund supplements a city program offering free legal help to low-income renters facing eviction.
Wayne County Treasurer halts owner-occupied foreclosures this year
The move only protects owner-occupied properties with a principal residence exemption and homeowners are still responsible for paying property taxes.
Land bank home renovation program leaves half of buyers with tax debts
A land bank program that sells low-cost, as-is homes is growing in popularity, but close to half of the buyers are falling into tax delinquency.
Hundreds of Detroiters fall behind on bills in new water affordability plan
More than 2,000 Detroit households fell behind on their bills in a water affordability program.
Opinion: Inside eviction defense in Detroit
A deeper look at this week’s eviction of Taura Brown from the Tiny Homes.