Neighborhoods & Housing

A more economically equitable Detroit would invest in its strong and vibrant middle-class neighborhoods.

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Overview: Detroit’s neighborhoods continue to face a variety of challenges and must be strengthened socially, economically, and physically.

Strong and vibrant neighborhoods are an important part of any city and play an essential role in supporting strong communities. Building strong neighborhoods that provide a high quality of life for residents and access to a range of amenities is an important factor in the ability for Detroit to retain existing residents and attract new ones to the city.

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Share of population living in a middle-class neighborhood
Share of population living in a middle-class neighborhoodResidential vacancy rateHomeownership rateHousing Cost-Burden