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Tax foreclosure and other forms of housing displacement are very serious issues in Detroit. The scope of the problem can be quite daunting and understanding the nuances challenging. These resources can be used to learn about this topic and access sev

The Impact of Foreclosures and Evictions

The Health Effects of the Foreclosure Crisis and Unaffordable Housing: A Systematic Review and Explanation of Evidence

Janelle Downing (2016)

This paper performs a literature review on 40 studies to help understand the impacts of foreclosures on health-related outcomes. The paper identifies four pathways to health impact. Research suggests that both foreclosures and living near foreclosures are associated with negative psychological and behavioral issues.

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