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 must be strengthened.

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 neighborhoodResidential vacancy rateHomeownership rateHousing Cost-Burden