In a city of renters, flooding and foreclosures pose special challenges | Opinion

July 17, 2021

In response to Mayor Mike Duggan recent plea for Detroit Landlords to restore their properties, Journalist Nancy Kaffer of the Detroit Free Press addresses the city’s struggle to provide adequate support for homeowners. She explains how renters aren’t are not considered when creating policy and most times aren’t eligible for public home repair programs. Detroit Future City’s CEO Anika Goss is quoted addressing the lack of attention Detroit renters receive.