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Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact Newsletter – February 2023

E-Newsletter | February 14, 2023

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact February Newsletter February Work Group Agenda Tuesday Feb. 21 | 10:30a-12:00p We’ll hear a presentation from the Housing Michigan Coalition: Introduction to the coalition and the recently […]

Quarterly Newsletter – Winter 2023

E-Newsletter | February 14, 2023

Happy Black History Month New Study Finds Good Jobs Unevenly Distributed Yesterday, Detroit Future City published its latest research report, known as the Growth Occupations report. This new study, developed […]

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact Newsletter – January 2023

E-Newsletter | January 18, 2023

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact January Newsletter January Agenda January 24, 2023 10:30a-12p Discussion: 2023 Workgroup Focus Happy New Year! We’ll kick off 2023 with an interactive session about what we’re […]

Detroit Future City Releases “The State of Micro and Small Businesses in the Detroit Region” to Examine Entrepreneurs’ Outlooks, Challenges and Goals

May 22, 2024

Detroit Future City (DFC), the think-and-do tank focused on advancing economic equity in Detroit, released the “State of Micro and Small Businesses in the Detroit Region” report to provide insight […]

Detroit Future City Releases New Report: “Keeping Your Family Home: Addressing the Challenges of Inherited Properties in Detroit”

February 27, 2024

Detroit Future City (DFC), the think-and-do tank focused on advancing economic equity and growing the Black middle class in Detroit, released the “Keeping Your Family Home: Addressing the Challenges of […]

Detroit Future City Releases First Update to ‘State of Economic Equity in Detroit’ since its 2021 Launch

November 16, 2023

Detroit Future City (DFC), the think-and-do tank focused on advancing economic equity and growing the Black middle class in Detroit, released the first update to its web-based Economic Equity Dashboard, […]

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Report: More than 5,500 family properties in Detroit have title problems

February 27, 2024

In this Detroit Free Press article, Nushrat Rahman speaks to Detroit Future City’s new report detailing heirs’ properties in Detroit. Often referred to as heirs’ properties or tangled titles, it’s a […]

Report: More than 5,500 Detroit properties have title problems

February 27, 2024

In this Bridge Detroit article, Nushrat Rahman speaks to Detroit Future City’s new report detailing heirs’ properties in Detroit. Often referred to as heirs’ properties or tangled titles, it’s a complicated […]

Homes owned by Black people valued less in Detroit

February 20, 2024

In this Axios Detroit article, Samuel Robinson discussed the statistic of Metro Detroit homes owned by Black people compared to white people, according to Zillow data shared with Axios. The […]

State of Micro and Small Businesses in the Detroit Region Webinar

June 25, 2024 @ 02:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Join Detroit Future City and the New Economy Initiative on June 25th at 2 pm for an informational webinar! Metro Detroit’s small and micro-enterprise business landscape is changing as are […]

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