In the Media

As many as 1 in 10 Detroiters facing eviction are victims of housing scams, according to report

November 11, 2021

CEO Anika Goss discusses the City of Detroit’s housing emergency and what needs to be done to stabilize housing. Click here to read more. 

Analysis: For Duggan, a third term brings familiar challenges in Detroit

November 11, 2021

DFC’s most recent report, The State of Economic Equity in Detroit is cited to discuss racial disparities in income. Click here to read the article

This nonprofit coalition is leveling up public understanding of Detroit’s water infrastructure

November 10, 2021
This nonprofit coalition is leveling up public understanding of Detroit's water infrastructure
Detroit Future City | November 10, 2021

DFC in partnership with Model D and Metromode release its second story that is part of the series Exploring Economic Equity. In this article, Model D highlights DFC’s initiative the Land + Water WORKS Coalition (L+WW Coalition) and the coalition is creating change and building a better city through collaboration. Click here to read more. 

Could turning unused parking lots into greenspace help keep Detroit cooler in the summer?

November 9, 2021
Could turning unused parking lots into greenspace help keep Detroit cooler in the summer?
Detroit Future City | November 9, 2021

News Anchor Grant Hermes addresses climate change and how empty concrete lots plays a major part in that. DFC’s Stormwater Engineering Manager Susan Rusinowski discusses why depaving is important. Click here to read more. 

Crain’s Detroit Business 2021 Most Influential Women

November 2, 2021
Crain’s Detroit Business 2021 Most Influential Women
Detroit Future City | November 2, 2021

CEO Anika Goss was selected as one of Crain’s Most Influential Women Click here to read more. 

Searching for Detroit’s middle-class

November 1, 2021
Searching for Detroit’s middle-class
Detroit Future City | November 1, 2021

DFC in partnership with Model D and Metromode release its first story that is part of the series Exploring Economic Equity. In this article, Model D documents residents’ stories in one of the city’s iconic middle-class neighborhoods Click here to read the article

WEF puts focus on cities with new innovation centre and public-private collaborations

November 1, 2021

CEO Anika a series of City Strategy Dialogues designed to help jumpstart new public-private collaboration. Click here to read the article

‘A celebratory movement’: Detroiters advocate for reparations ballot proposal

November 1, 2021

DFC’s recent report, The State of Economic Equity in Detroit is cited to discuss Detroit median income. CEO Anika Goss was also quoted. Click here to read the article

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