Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact Newsletter – July 2021

E-Newsletter | July 30, 2021

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact July Newsletter July Agendas Rental Work Group: July 20th from 9:00am – 10:30am Compact Updates Presentation: Eviction Data Map and Dashboard presented Afton Branche-Wilson Discussion Partner Updates Homeownership Work Group: July 20th from 10:45am – 12:15pm Compact Updates Presentation: Introduction to John Gallagher and HMDA data project Discussion Partner Updates Advisory […]

Quarterly Newsletter – Summer 2021

E-Newsletter | July 8, 2021

News and Resources – July 2021 Economic Equity Dashboard Announced at DFC Equity Forum More than 600 community stakeholders registered for the Second Annual Equity Forum and more than 200 turned out to hear from Dr. Darrick Hamilton and Dr. Andre Perry on June 24th. Both speakers discussed the importance of economic equity and the various […]

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.
Read More

The Field Guide to Working with Lots

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.
Read More

The State of Economic Equity

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.
Read More