Affordable housing a top concern for Michiganders going into 2024 election

Finding a place to call home in Michigan is becoming a serious problem. Those involved believe presidential leadership is needed...

Detroit Councilwoman Mary Waters focusing on housing in 2024

Mary Waters is one of two at-large members of the council. Voters elected her in 2021. Before that she served...

Detroit Today: Access issues persist despite Detroit’s stabilizing housing market

Home sales have gone up in Detroit, as found in recently published Detroit Future City reports. Along with that, demand for home...

Detroit and State Lawmakers Take On Domestic Violence Amid Increase in Incidents

Bills proposed in Lansing and an ordinance passed in Detroit last week take aim at the growing problem of domestic...

Homeless Students Are Being Undercounted in Detroit, and That’s Denying Their Right to an Education, U-M Report Says

There are far more homeless students in Detroit than are counted by city schools, according to data from a University...

For the First Time Ever, State Officials Say Michigan Is Working On a 5-Year Housing Plan

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) has assembled an advisory council of more than 30 members from organizations across...

A Detroit Woman is Teaching People in Brooklyn How to Buy Real Estate in Detroit

Asia Denson stands in front of a group of people in a conference room at a Hilton Hotel in Brooklyn,...

Looking to Buy a Home in Metro Detroit? Find Out How to Get a $15K Forgivable Loan

Additional money is coming to help people purchase homes in areas of Michigan hit hard by the mortgage crisis. The...

Michigan Cities Face Eviction Crisis — Here Are Some Solutions

Jake Neher/WDET A number of Michigan cities struggle with evictions and the social costs of housing insecurity. Three cities --...

Some Detroiters Can Swap Their Homes for Houses in the Land Bank

Maria Walkenbach lives with her four dogs, just around the corner from the construction site of the Gordie Howe International...

StoryCorps Detroit Podcast: “The city is like one big house”

One day while renovating her recently purchased home, 55-year-old Tate Osten heard a knock on the door. When she answered it,...