Detroit Future City Sets Bold Agenda to Grow Detroit’s Middle Class by 2030 Detroit Future City | September 28, 2022
Plan addresses income and wealth building, housing and neighborhoods, and climate resiliency for communities of color Detroit – Detroit Future City (DFC) is doubling down on growing Detroit’s middle class, […]
DETROIT – June is National Homeownership Month, and the Detroit Future City (DFC) portfolio of research and programs are focused on informing Detroit residents and other decision-making stakeholders with data, […]
Identifies home ownership as pathway to economic equity DETROIT – Detroit Future City (DFC) released “Buying In: Opportunities for Increasing Homeownership in Detroit through Mortgage Lending” today, which examines trends, […]
Dashboard announced at 2nd Annual Equity Forum, June 24, with 500+ attendees and national keynotes Dr. Andre Perry, Brookings Institute, and Dr. Darrick Hamilton, The New School DETROIT – Six weeks after the release of Detroit Future City’s widely-recognized report, “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit,” the […]
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.