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Racial equity is key in efforts to revive Detroit

October 5, 2021

Journalist Patti Waldmeir quotes Anika Goss in her latest article Discussing the American Rescue Plan Act and the Detroit Homecoming event. At the event, Anika discussed the middle-class statistics in the City of Detroit. Waldmeir also reference DFC’s latest report, The State of Economic Equity in Detroit to explain job growth and the economy rebound. […]

Equity Pathways: The business case for investing in diversity and inclusion: ‘Trillions of dollars of potential unlocked value’

October 4, 2021

CEO Anika Goss recently participated in a virtual roundtable with metro Detroit business, academic, and community leaders. She discussed economic equity within the City of Detroit and the barriers to addressing that equity. During this event, Goss detailed the difference in the average annual wage between someone working but not living in Detroit and the […]

Report: Black homebuyers more likely to be denied mortgages in metro Detroit

October 4, 2021

CEO Anika Goss explains the key to boosting homeownership among Detroit residents in Journalist Nushrat Rahman’s article. The article explores the barriers to homeownership and wealth building in Detroit, and the findings within a newly released Urban Institute report, Detroit Market: Keys Unlock Dreams Initiative. Click here to read more.

DFC Strategic Framework

The Blueprint for Detroit's Future
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Growing Detroit's African-American Middle Class

A deep dive look into the growth, attraction & retention of the middle-class households.
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Detroit Property Owner's Guide to Bioretention

Manage stormwater on a non-residential property.
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The Field Guide to Working with Lots

View the full, interactive Field Guide online now.
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