Info Action Brief

Understanding the breadth of affordability issues in Detroit from resident’s financial health to cost of amenities to challenges renters face sheds light on the next steps that communities can take to provide more stable housing options.

Renters and Owners in Detroit

Building and Protecting Affordable and Adequate Rental Housing, Southeast Michigan Housing Futures, Brief 2

Urban Institute (2018)

This report examines the demand for rental housing and status of Southeast Michigan’s affordable rental housing market, including the state of subsidized and unsubsidized housing. The importance of new construction and preservation for current affordable housing is underlined with specific action items for a variety of actors including local governments and philanthropy.

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