Detroit – A cross-sector group of local housing-focused organizations is coming together to launch the Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact (Compact), an initiative focused on strengthening the single-family housing market in Detroit neighborhoods. The Compact was initiated by a coalition of 12 organizations facilitated by the Urban Institute, a national economic and social policy think-tank, […]
Detroit –The Land + Water WORKS Coalition (LWWC), a partnership between nine local nonprofits convened by Detroit Future City, will host a summit that brings together community leaders from across the city to discuss how Detroit residents can collectively improve quality of life, create more flood resistant neighborhoods and reduce long-term costs on the overall […]
Detroit – Detroit Future City (DFC) has awarded grants to 10 grassroots organizations amounting to $97,500 to help implement lot designs from the organization’s Field Guide to Working with Lots. The mini-grant program, in its third year, introduced a new aspect to the program to build the capacity of non-residential building owners to manage stormwater […]
DETROIT – Detroit Future City (DFC) released a five-year strategic plan that brings a think-tank approach with research, advocacy and programs to galvanize Detroiters and stakeholders in continued implementation of the 2013 Strategic Framework. The organization will focus on three priority areas – community and economic development, land use and sustainability, and publications. “As the […]
Detroit – Today, Detroit Future City (DFC) released “139 Square Miles,” a comprehensive citywide data report on Detroit that is the first report of its kind by the organization since the 2012 release of the noted “DFC Strategic Framework Plan,” a 50-year vision for the city. This new report shows that, for the first time […]
The Detroit Future City (DFC) Implementation Office announced, today, that Tom Goddeeris will serve as director of community and economic development, after a noted 25-plus years leading the Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation (GRDC).