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Detroit Housing

This Is How Many Years It Takes To Buy A House Around The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.08.2015 | HuffPost Home

Wanna own a home someday? Then head east. Cities in the Midwest and on the East Coast -- like Detroit, Cleveland and Pittsburgh -- are among places wh...

Regression Analysis: Thousands of Detroit Properties "Revert" Back to Government Ownership

Michele Oberholtzer | Posted 05.25.2016 | Detroit
Michele Oberholtzer

As of today, May 26, thousands of Detroit properties will slip soundlessly from private to government ownership through a little-known aspect of the tax foreclosure process known as "reversion."

LOOK: Detroit Is Auctioning Off Homes For $1,000, But There's A Catch

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.16.2014 | HuffPost Home

Want to buy an incredibly cheap house in Detroit? You're in luck -- just make sure you read the fine print first. A new program introduced by Mayor...

Micro-enterprise Opportunities: A Key Component in Fighting Poverty

Delphia Simmons | Posted 10.29.2012 | Detroit
Delphia Simmons

2012-08-28-scblog2.pngHopefully society will continue to explore the creation of economic opportunities as one of the paths to inclusion. The reasons for poverty are varied and complex, but the solutions don't have to be.

GM CEO Makes BIG Out-of-Pocket Donation To Detroit Revitalization

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.02.2012 | Detroit

Just days before home-building charity Habitat for Humanity celebrates its 25th anniversary, the organization will launch a $25 million project to exp...

Planning Appropriately for Our Future

Meagan Elliott | Posted 03.11.2012 | Detroit
Meagan Elliott

We don't need to wait for physical displacement to happen before we address ways to make sure it doesn't. The media in Detroit has the opportunity to seize on changes happening here in order to emphasize racial and class-based diversity.

Choice and Segregation

Thomas Costello | Posted 02.13.2012 | Detroit
Thomas Costello

Metro Detroit's sad pattern of segregation is a direct result of government programs and public opposition to integration that is a defining part of our region's history.

Lucas Kavner

One Man Tries To Revive Detroit Real Estate, Make Cool Stuff | Lucas Kavner | Posted 12.01.2011 | Home

This is the fourth in an occasional series examining the recession's impact on culture, The Recessionary Arts. Find out more about the series here. ...

$1 Detroit House Sells After 19 Days

Detroit News | Ron French | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT -- One dollar can get you a large soda at McDonald's, a used VHS movie at 7-Eleven or a house in Detroit. The fact that a home on the city's ...