Title issues are a barrier for Detroiters trying to access programs to help avoid foreclosure, get repair help and stay in their homes.
Detroit tenants say they have had difficulty getting their management company to make repairs on their homes, spurring scrutiny from city council.
United Community Housing Coalition will oversee legal defense intake and referrals for low-income residents facing eviction.
Thousands of Detroiters need help with home repairs, but programs being offered are only reaching a fraction.
In partnership with “American Black Journal,” BridgeDetroit reporter Malachi Barrett went around the community to talk with Detroit residents about the difficulty of getting major problems fixed at their homes.
Southwest Detroit nonprofit Citizen Robotics has begun printing the first section of the future 850-square-foot house to later be assembled in Islandview.
When I put the house on the market, I uncovered the story of a Black woman losing her home to municipal greed.
Detroiters can use a new tool to gauge if their home might be overassessed and get information to challenge their property’s assessed value.
The Rocket Community Fund is kicking in $1M toward home repair assistance for eligible participants of a partnership program to help city renters become homeowners.
Housing advocates want compensation for overtaxed Detroiters, but face legal roadblocks. They’re asking the state’s top legal official to weigh in.