Info Action Brief

In order to understand the current housing environment in Detroit, it is important to understand the history of how our current circumstances came about. We’ve gathered together a variety of reports, articles, and publications that can give the conte

General Historical Context

A Brief History of Segregation in Metro Detroit (Section 3, page 95)

Celeste Headlee (2003)

This article discusses the housing segregation that occurred in Detroit in the 20th century. It examines how housing was in low supply, racial tensions, and highway construction severely limited housing opportunities for the African American population.

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