Detroit Evening Report, May 5, 2022: Detroit developer to build apartment complex for low-income residents

Mack Alter Homes to provide housing for low-income Detroiters


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A Detroit developer is building a new apartment complex on the city’s east side for people with low income. Nova Development Group says residents won’t pay more than 30% of their monthly income toward rent, thanks to vouchers from the Detroit Housing Commission. Nova hopes to finish the 14-unit project next year. The $5.4 million development includes $1.8 million in federal HOME funds, $179,000 in Community Development Block Grant money, and funds from the Detroit Housing & Revitalization Department.

Other headlines for May 5, 2022:

  • Detroit City Council proposes $16M for Department of Transportation initiatives
  • Detroit asks roofing and construction contractors to bid for $30M Renew Detroit program
  • Detroit Public Schools delays lifting mask mandate 
  • Senator Gary Peters asks White House Office of Management and Budgets to add Middle Eastern/North African category
  • Huntington Bank and Arab American News to award $75,000 in scholarships 

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  • Nargis Rahman

    Nargis Hakim Rahman is the Civic Reporter at 101.9 WDET. Rahman graduated from Wayne State University, where she was a part of the Journalism Institute of Media Diversity.