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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

Tax Foreclosures in Detroit

Preventing Owner-Occupied Property Tax Foreclosures in Detroit: Improving Access to the Property Tax Exemption

Poverty Solutions (2018)

This report examines each stage of the Homeowners Property Tax Assistance Program application process, identifying where residents might have problems accessing the program. The findings reveal that many residents are eligible and face considerable tax debt, however, many aren’t aware of the program and the application process is burdensome. The paper recommends efforts to make the tax credit more easily obtainable for eligible homeowners.

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