Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact Newsletter – March 2022

March 17, 2022

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact March Newsletter

March Agendas

Rental Work Group: Tues. Mar 15 | 9:00am – 10:30am

  • Compact Updates
  • Update: Lead Listening Tour Takeaways | The City of Detroit
  • Presentation: Midwest Building Decarbonization Coalition | Marnese Jackson
  • Partner Updates

Open the Rental Work Group Zoom meeting link by clicking here.

Homeownership Work Group: Tues. Mar 15 | 10:45am – 12:15pm

  • Compact Updates
  • DFC Report Preview: “Buying in: Opportunities to increase homeownership in Detroit through mortgage lending” | John Gallagher & Edward Lynch
    As Detroit continues to work toward achieving economic equity, addressing homeownership rates is a critical component. To do this we must provide better access to one of the primary pathways to homeownership, the home purchase mortgage. On March 27th, DFC will release a new report which looks at recent trends in home purchase lending— Join us for a special preview of the report and to hear from the authors!
  • Partner Updates

Open the Homeownership Work Group Zoom meeting link by clicking here.

February Meeting Recaps

February Work Group: Michigan Saves Lead Fund and Home Repair Loan Products by Todd Parker, Director of Programs at Michigan Saves

Michigan Saves is Michigan’s only non-profit green bank dedicated to making energy improvements easy and affordable. Todd shared with us several financing programs, then we dug into the Lead Poisoning Prevention Fund. Click here for the Feb. Workgroup presentation PDF. Michigan Saves has a quick “Residential Guide to Electrification”, with some potential improvements and FAQs about making homes more efficient aimed at decarbonization. Click for the guide.

Announcements and Resources


Detroit Strategic Framework
Economic Equity Dashboard