Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact Resources – Improving Low-Income Housing Conditions

Our Resources Related to Improving Housing Conditions

Learn more about the Compact

The Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact is a forum for regular collaboration and collective action by more than 80 public, private and non-profit stakeholders.

The Compact’s central goal is to increase the availability of stable, healthy, and affordable single-family homes for both renters and homeowners in Detroit. In doing so, we continue to collect relevant information and make them accessible to all.

Below, you will find resources as it relates to improving housing conditions for low-income homeowners.

Resources Related to Improving Housing Conditions for Low-Income Homeowners

The following resources can be used to help those who are looking to improve housing conditions for low-income homeowners.

Potential Incentives Available to New or Current Homeowners in Detroit - 2020 Program Overviews

Built in 2020, the Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact collected information on the various residential loans and assistance programs throughout the City of Detroit and Wayne County.

DFC & Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact's Homebuyer Resources Directory - 2020

DFC and the DNHC created a comprehensive list of Detroit/Wayne County housing education and counseling organizations and programs who can provide further assistance regarding:

Homebuyer Loan Programs

Property Improvement Programs and Utility Assistance

Down Payment Assistance Programs

Detroit Financial Empowerment Initiatives - 2019

Presented by the City of Detroit, the Detroit Financial Empowerment Initiatives showcase the concepts of Financial Empowerment Center, the Financial Empowerment Network and BankOn.

A Decent Home: The Status of Home Repair in Detroit

Ryan Ruggiero of Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan showcases the home repair ecosystem in Detroit and presents policy options and leading practices to move forward.

Detroit Home Repair Resource Guide - 2019

In a city with aging housing stock, gaining access to home repair resources is critical for Detroit residents to attain housing stability. Adequate and affordable housing is a bedrock for economic mobility, allowing homeowners to generate wealth and age in place with autonomy. This guide is designed to document existing home repair resources in the city and connect residents to the services they need.

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact

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Reducing Household Displacement

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Improving Low-Income Housing Conditions

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Increasing Affordable, Sustainable Homeownership

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