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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.

Renters and Owners in Detroit

Insecurity Deposits: Addressing the Challenges of Rental Housing in Detroit

University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning (2017)

This report examines the Detroit rental market and the problems facing Detroiters by the shift from owner-occupied to renter-occupied housing. The report focuses on challenges and current strategies for tenants, neighbors, and landlords. It also provides a series of recommendations for neighborhood and community based organizations, the state and count, and the City of Detroit. The report focused on two neighborhoods, Minock Park and Chandler Park

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