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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

A Study of Tax Foreclosures, Evictions, and Health in Detroit, Michigan

Jeffrey Wilson (2018)

This report examines the health impacts of tax foreclosures and evictions on former owners. It also explores the use of data tools by governments to target property demolitions. Lastly, the paper looks at potential imperfections of these tools as well as the impact of parcel level data being available to predatory investors.

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