The program, created via a new city ordinance, is meant to provide lawyers for low-income Detroiters and was to start Oct. 1.
Millions in rent aid was a game changer for vulnerable families across the state. As those dollars dry up, eviction filings are expected to rise.
A newly approved Detroit City Council resolution includes elements of a $203 million housing plan announced by the mayor last week.
A $20 million fund announced Tuesday aims to help more than 1,000 income eligible Detroiters fix up the living conditions of their homes.
DDOT has held public input sessions in recent weeks to discuss how it should spend $51 million in federal rescue dollars.
Nonprofit groups are encouraged to take advantage of $2.25 million for beautification projects in Detroit neighborhoods.
Detroiters are pushing for a free legal services program that requires lawyers to have demonstrated experience working with low-income residents on eviction cases.
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The city intends to launch its paid parental leave program on Jan. 1.
City council votes to boost budget by $12.7 million to support programs for Detroit employees and overtaxed homeowners.