Info Action Brief

Demolitions in Detroit are an important topic related to housing due to the large increase in demolitions starting in 2014. Demolitions can impact a number of issues including blight, property values, community health, and more.

Lead and Demolitions

Advancing City-Level Healthy Housing: Policies, Programs, and Practices in Asthma and Lead: Strategies for Progress

National League of Cities (2018)

This report profiles Detroit and eight other cities and their approaches for addressing asthma and lead triggers in private rental housing. It also details actions that should be taken in these situations.

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