In this article, Joel Kurth from Bridge Michigan a new report from the Urban Institute, that speaks to so-called mission lending – non-traditional financing – played a little-noticed role in Detroit’s recovery, and mentions DFC’s “139 Square Miles” report. Click here to read more.
In this article, Malachi Barrett from Bridge Detroit speaks to Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is backing an effort to reform the city’s property tax structure to reduce the burden on homeowners. The article shares DFC’s CEO, Anika Goss, response to the importance of having tools available. “Less than 15 years ago, not only did we have […]
In this Crain’s Detroit Business article, Arielle Kass speaks to Detroit looking into ways to change its tax structure to incentivize development. DFC’s CEO, Anika Goss, shares how her thoughts in the article. Click her to learn more.
In this article, Sarah Rahal with The Detroit News speaks to Detroit’s unemployment rate that has fallen, according to recently released November figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Ashley Williams Clark, director of the Center for Equity, Engagement and Research at the nonprofit DFC shared her thought on the decrease in unemployment, which […]
WWJ has been partnering with ARISE Detroit to tell listeners about the good things happening in Detroit as well as looking ahead to next year and finding out what the future holds. Detroit Future City’s Shari Williams joined ARISE Detroit on WWJ to discuss what community leaders are doing to improve the lives of Detroiters. […]
In this article, Malachi Barrett from Bridge Detroit shares the newly release mortgage and homeownership guides, “A Detroit Homebuyer’s Guide to Overcoming Mortgage Application Obstacles” and “Detroit Mortgage Catalog.” The guides focus on navigating obstacles in the mortgage process and a catalog of available loans and payment programs. Kimberly Fasion, Director of Community and Economic Development at DFC, […]