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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

Funding and Financing

The Detroit Housing Market: Challenges and Innovations for a Path Forward

Erika Poethig, James Gastner, Joseph Schilling, Rol Pendall, Laurie Goodman, Sameera Fazili, Bing Ba

This report from the Urban Institute examines issues of supply and demand in Detroit and how they relate to a healthy housing market. It also looks at credit access issues for potential Detroit homeowners. The report then lays out a path forward including a variety of potential solutions such as land bank programs, targeted mortgage loan products, rental housing preservation, and more.

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