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

Household Water Security in Metropolitan Detroit: Measuring the Affordability Gap

Poverty Solutions (2018)

This report analyzed access to water in Metro Detroit. It found that low-income consumers pay unaffordable rates and often have to sacrifice other quality of life amenities to afford their bills. It offers a series of programmatic and policy action items for different levels of government.

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