In the Media

Much to Do about (Vacant) Lots

September 10, 2018

Next City covers Detroit Future City's efforts to implement the city's long-term strategic plan and minimize vacancy through green infrastructure.

September Restoring Neighborhoods Task Force webinar

September 5, 2018

The September Restoring Neighborhoods Taskforce Webinar features Anika Goss-Foster, DFC executive director,  discussing the Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact – a partnership formed between DFC and JPMorgan Chase & Co. focused on strengthening the single-family housing market in Detroit neighborhoods.

Rising rents. Falling wages. Detroit’s poor face housing crisis.

August 21, 2018

Rising rents and falling wages are problematic for low-income Detroiters. This article explores this issue with Anika Goss-Foster, DFC executive director.

Shaping the Future of a Recovering City: A Focus on Detroit Housing Leadership

July 18, 2018

A decade ago, nearly 100,000 houses in Detroit went into foreclosure. Providing quality housing for all income levels is essential for the future of Detroit. This article highlights Detroit Future City and Anika Goss-Foster’s work and vision around rebalancing Detroit’s housing market.

How the efforts of a single resident (and a few friends) beautified Yorkshire Woods

July 10, 2018

Mose Primus, a DFC Field Guide Mini-Grantee, has transformed land in Yorkshire Woods into a beautiful community space including a rain garden, entitled "Yorkshire in Bloom"!

Why the ‘Greening’ of Vacant Land Is a Smart Long-Term Investment in Cities

July 2, 2018

In this excerpt from “The Empty House Next Door,” author Alan Mallach credits Detroit Future City’s Field Guide to Working With Lots as an invaluable resource for community organizations and activists in any city in the United St

DFC Strategic Framework

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