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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.

The Context of the Affordability Crisis

Coming Back from the Brink: Capital Flows and Neighborhood Patterns in Commercial, Industrial, and Multifamily Investment in Detroit

Urban Institute (2017)

This brief examines the investment flows of capital through Detroit in terms of jobs, population levels, and owner-occupied homes. It highlights the relationship between these investments and various housing data such as sales, mortgage financing, and building permit data.

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