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.

Affordability Issues Residents Face

The Financial Health of Detroit Residents

Urban Institute (2016)

This report analyzes the financial status of Detroit residents such as credit score and access to credit. The report suggests that the financial health of Detroit residents has a direct impact on the housing market and health of the city’s finances.

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