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Brick + Beam Detroit to grow home rehab classes with $150,000 grant

November 15, 2018

Co-founded by DFC’s Director of Land Use and Sustainability Victoria Olivier, Brick + Beam Detroit is a support and education network that helps Detroiters conquer home rehabilitation.

What Democratic Design Looks Like

October 17, 2018

CoLab Radio covers the 2010 DFC Strategic Framework planning process, which engaged and incorporated over 100,000 opinions of Detroiters, as a model for "democratic design".

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.

DFC Strategic Framework

The Blueprint for Detroit's Future
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