Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact | November Newsletter November Agendas Rental Work Group: Nov. 16 | 9:00am – 10:30am Compact Updates Presentation: Tonya Myers Phillips of the Detroit Right to Counsel Coalition will be presenting on the Coalition’s work Discussion Partner Updates Homeownership Work Group: Nov. 16 | 10:45am – 12:15pm Compact Updates Presentation: Jason Headen […]
News and Resources DFC Focuses on Greening Detroit Alleys in New Report “These projects are cropping up across the country and here in Detroit,” says Sarah Hayosh, Director of Land Use and Sustainability. “We wanted to identify and share strategies for replicating more of them here, in the city so that Detroiters can benefit from […]
Detroit Strategic Framework
The DFC Strategic Framework, a shared vision for Detroit’s future, is the result of a massive, citywide public-engagement effort. It recommends a series of ideas, strategies and approaches on how to best use the city’s abundance of land, create job growth and economic prosperity, ensure vibrant neighborhoods, build an infrastructure that serves citizens at a reasonable cost, and maintain the high level of community engagement integral to the long-term revitalization of Detroit.
The Field Guide to Working with Lots is a user-friendly tool to connect Detroit residents, businesses, and institutions to resources to learn, collaborate, and better practice land stewardship in Detroit. This step-by-step guide provides readers with instructions on how to transform vacant land in their neighborhoods into 38 landscape designs ranging from installation by beginning gardeners to professional contractors. View the interactive guide now.
Detroit Future City’s (DFC) report, “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit,” illustrates the deep disparities that persist in Detroit and provides recommendations that provide a path to an economically equitable Detroit in which all Detroiters are meeting their unique needs, prospering, and fully and fairly participating in all aspects of economic life within a thriving city and region.