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Articles about issues that impact Housing in Detroit and how UCHC makes a difference.

Article Title
News Source
Published Date
Detroit housing court reopens with big changes and fears of more evictions
NBC News
06/06/2023
Duggan's tax reform plan would target speculators, parking lot owners
Axios Detroit
06/01/2023
Detroit's 36th District Court will resume in-person hearings for landlord-tenant cases
Michigan Radio
05/30/2023
New documentary film features the work of UCHC
Saville Productions
05/17/2023
‘Locked Out’ documentary is triggering for Detroiters who’ve experienced eviction
Detroit Metro Times
05/01/2023
Wayne County Treasurer halts owner-occupied foreclosures this year
Detroit Free Press
04/23/2023
UCHC conducts lead-remediation workshop
United Community Housing Coalition
04/19/2023
Climate change could spell catastrophe for Detroit’s older homes
Detroit Public Television
04/13/2023
An abridged history of Michigan’s rent control ban
NPR: Michigan Radio
03/23/2023
Detroit's eviction defense office will offer free legal help. Here's what to know.
Detroit Free Press
02/07/2023
Hundreds in Detroit honor MLK legacy with calls to action for social justice
Detroit Free Press
12/14/2022
Home title problems leave some Detroit families who need debt help in tough spot
Detroit Free Press
11/25/2022
Detroit taps nonprofit to run eviction defense program to launch in January
Detroit Free Press
11/18/2022
Detroit’s home repair crisis: Homeowners face high costs, eligibility barriers to fix homes
One Detroit - Detroit Public TV
11/01/2022
New beginnings for new homeowners dealing with possible tax foreclosures in Detroit
Click on Detroit - WDIV
10/13/2022
Safe haven with housing, health services opens for LGBTQ+ youth in Detroit
Metrotimes
10/07/2022
The truth about affordable housing
Axios
10/05/2022
New round of Detroit roof, window repair program now open
Detroit Free Press
09/30/2022
Michiganders with disabilities struggle to afford housing
Detroit Free Press
09/16/2022
How a shortage of accessible housing is affecting disabled Detroiters
Outlier Media
09/14/2022
Why "zero-down" mortgages are gaining ground
Axios
09/08/2022
How to research a Detroit landlord — and spot red flags before you sign a lease
Outlier Media
09/07/2022
How homebuyers of color are disproportionately impacted by rising mortgage rates
PBS NewsHour
08/30/2022
MSHDA plans to invest millions in affordable housing
NPR: Michigan Radio
08/24/2022
Make It Home program gets good reviews from U-M
The Detroit News
08/29/2022
Stakes are high for Detroit renters living in foreclosed homes as auction nears
Detroit Free Press
08/23/2022
How Detroit homeowners may finally rid themselves of tax foreclosure
Outlier Media
08/18/2022
Detroit renters, housing advocates want to form citywide tenants association
Detroit Free Press
08/16/2022
Who owns rental housing in Detroit?
Bridge Magazine, Detroit Journalism Cooperative
08/15/2022
NLIHC: Record rent increases, low wages driving an eviction crisis
Iowa Capital Dispatch
08/08/2022
Millions of dollars in rental assistance drying up — and could bring evictions in Michigan
Detroit Free Press
07/31/2022
Sheffield: Half of all Detroit evictions could've been avoided if residents had an attorney
WDET Detroit
05/17/2022
Gilbert Family Foundation announces $20 million Detroit home-repair fund
The Detroit News
05/03/2022
Detroiters still seeking compensation for overassessed property taxes 12 years later
WXYZ Detroit
04/19/2022
Wayne County Treasurer halts foreclosures on certain owner-occupied homes
The Detroit News
03/31/2022
What Wayne County homeowners and tenants need to know about the March 31 tax foreclosure deadline
Detroit Free Press
03/23/2022
Detroit’s foreclosure crisis is coming for renters
Bridge Magazine, Detroit Journalism Cooperative
03/22/2022
March 31 deadline looms for Wayne County homeowners to pay back taxes
WDET Detroit
03/15/2022
Detroit Free Press: Wayne County Treasurer can prevent property tax foreclosures
Detroit Free Press
03/14/2022
Detroit learned how to reduce evictions during COVID — let’s make those changes permanent
Outlier Media
03/09/2022
New $243 million fund aims to help Michiganders stay in their homes
Bridge Magazine, Detroit Journalism Cooperative
02/14/2022
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announces $15 million plan to prevent basements from flooding
Click on Detroit - WDIV
02/07/2022
Giant private equity firms are buying up apartment buildings en masse
ProPublica
02/07/2022
Wayne County Treasurer: "This year, we're foreclosing"
Detroit Free Press
01/28/2022
Help for Detroit tenants behind in rent or facing eviction
Bridge Magazine, Detroit Journalism Cooperative
06/08/2020
Michigan Chinese American Coalition donates face masks to help protect frontline hospital workers as COVID-19 spreads
Senate Dems
04/06/2020
Quicken Loans Joins The Fight Against COVID-19 As Michigan Takes Center Stage
Yahoo! Fiance
04/03/2020
Wayne County's moratorium on tax foreclosures causes collateral damage to some of Detroit’s most vulnerable
Detroit Metro Times
03/24/2020
Michigan families can get food, cash, internet during coronavirus crisis
Bridge MI
03/21/2020
9 Detroit renters’ rights your landlord doesn’t want you to know
Curbed Detroit
03/16/2020
Quicken charities donate $1.2M to help those affected by coronavirus
The Detroit News
03/16/2020
City of Detroit Creates New Partnership to Preserve Affordable Housing Units
Rebusiness Online
03/10/2020
Q&A: Alexa Eisenberg focuses on making housing policy better
Michigan News: University of Michigan
03/09/2020
Detroit forms partnership to continue efforts at preserving city’s affordable housing
Curbed Detroit
03/09/2020
Detroit partnership aims to preserve affordable housing in the city
The Detroit News
03/09/2020
Michigan Governor Signs Legislation to Mitigate Foreclosure Issues
DS News
03/03/2020
Make It Home program helps Detroiters in danger of losing homes stay put
Fox 2 News Detroit
02/28/2020
Quicken-Funded Program Helps Nearly 1,200 Detroit Families Keep Their Homes
National Mortgage Professional Magazine
02/28/2020
Make It Home gets money to expand, help Detroiters purchase houses
The Detroit News
02/27/2020
Detroit Non-Profit Hosts Property Tax Assessment Workshops
WDET Detroit
01/24/2020
2-alarm fire damages apartment building on Detroit's east side, arson suspected
Click on Detroit - WDIV
10/23/2019
‘Easy Politics': Why Duggan’s $420M Plan To Wipe Out Blight Could Fall Short
Click on Detroit - WDIV
10/13/2019
New program could keep thousands of Detroiters in their homes
Detroit Free Press
10/09/2019
Program would help thousands of Detroit, Wayne County residents avoid foreclosure
Click on Detroit - WDIV
10/09/2019
Detroit City Council aims to address big issues facing Detroiters with 'People's Bills'
Detroit Free Press
09/30/2019
3,000 Detroiters could lose their homes, treasurer says he's not doing enough
Detroit Free Press
08/14/2019
More than $1.7M in grants awarded to organizations working to improve the daily lives of Detroiters
Model D Media
08/13/2019
New Land Bank program risks displacing more Detroiters
Detroit Metro Times
08/13/2019
Why is the Detroit Land Bank selling bundles of occupied homes?
Curbed Detroit
08/12/2019
Members of Congress hear about impacts of "lost decade" of housing in Detroit
NPR: Michigan Radio
08/02/2019
Field Hearing: An Examination of the Housing Crisis in Michigan, 11 Years after the Recession
US House of Representatives Committee Repository
08/02/2019
Celebrate the summer solstice in Ann Arbor on Friday
Click on Detroit - WDIV
06/17/2019
Housing advocate, landlord share perspectives on the eviction process
NPR: Michigan Radio
04/16/2019
Grant-Funded P3 Saves Detroit Homes From Foreclosure
EfficientGov
03/29/2019
Activists, Lawmakers Working to Keep Detroiters in Their Homes
WDET Detroit
03/27/2019
Detroit has a massive eviction crisis. Here's how the city could keep renters from losing their homes.
Detour Detroit
03/25/2019
Park Avenue House sells; yet another hotel planned
Crain's Detroit Business
03/25/2019
Detroit Would Save Money By Guaranteeing Evicted Renters A Lawyer, Experts Say
Deadline Detroit
03/13/2019
Group wants renters to have lawyers in eviction cases
The Detroit News
03/12/2019
One in five Detroit rentals face eviction. Time to call in the lawyers?
Bridge Magazine, Detroit Journalism Cooperative
03/12/2019
Pontiac nonprofit celebrates furnishing 1,000th home for needy family
The Detroit News
02/27/2019
Radical new program saves Detroiters from brink of homelessness
Detroit Free Press
11/05/2018
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan helps residents suddenly evicted from downtown apartment
Click on Detroit - WDIV
11/05/2018
Detroit strikes deal with Park Avenue Hotel, eviction notices canceled
Fox 2 News Detroit
11/05/2018
Park Avenue House residents can stay until June 30
Curbed Detroit
11/05/2018
Evictions canceled at historic building in Downtown Detroit
WDIV Detroit
11/03/2018
Eviction notices canceled at downtown Detroit's Park Avenue House
Detroit Free Press
11/03/2018
Detroit property tax relief plan gets new life
The Detroit News
10/28/2018
Detroit stops Park Avenue House from removing appliances
Detroit Free Press
10/26/2018
DNA presents films designed to shift Detroit's skewed narratives
Detroit Metro Times
10/26/2018
Park Avenue House buyer is group led by Troy-based developer Mario Kiezi
Crain's Detroit Business
10/18/2018
Firm trying to buy Park Avenue House 'shocked' over 30-day notices
Detroit Free Press
10/18/2018
Developers, residents celebrate the $12M rehab of the Hamilton Midtown
The Detroit News
10/18/2018
City of Detroit plans to use $400,000 to help Park Avenue House tenants
Detroit Free Press
10/13/2018
City of Detroit tries to intervene in Park Avenue Hotel evictions
WXYZ Detroit
10/11/2018
Wayne County Tax Foreclosure Auction—‘We Know a Lot of People are Falling Through the Cracks'
WDET Detroit
09/12/2018
515 Detroit families will get to stay in their homes, thanks to tax foreclosure buy-back program
NPR: Michigan Radio
09/01/2018
Detroit battles tax penalties that create city of renters
Science Christian Monitor
08/31/2018
The Hamilton renovation eyes fall completion
Curbed Detroit
08/02/2018
Time running out for Detroit owners to save foreclosed homes
The Detroit News
07/26/2018
Program allows residents to buy foreclosed homes
The Detroit News
07/18/2018
Detroit's foreclosure crisis: Is the worst finally over?
Model D Media
07/17/2018
Detroit tax foreclosures fall for third straight year
NPR: Michigan Radio
07/13/2018
Detroit home tax foreclosures: Why they've dropped dramatically
Detroit Free Press
07/13/2018
City, partners to expand tax foreclosure prevention program to keep Detroiters in homes
Crain's Detroit Business
07/10/2018
Low-income Detroiters can apply for tax relief, foreclosure prevention
MLive.com
07/10/2018
Foreclosed homes to be sold back for $1,000 in ACLU, city settlement
Curbed Detroit
07/06/2018
Visiting view: Detroit's settlement in tax foreclosure lawsuit offers hope, but fight continues
Detroit Metro Times
07/05/2018
ACLU, NAACP Legal Defense Fund Settle Tax Foreclosure Case, Enabling Low-Income Detroiters in Foreclosure to Keep Their Homes for $1,000
ACLU
07/03/2018
Foreclosures to be sold back to owners in ACLU, city settlement
The Detroit News
07/02/2018
Event marks 50th anniversary of Fair Housing Act
Detroit Free Press
05/02/2018
New Detroit program uses bridge construction benefit to repopulate tax-foreclosed homes
The Marketplace
04/19/2018
There's help for renters whose homes are in foreclosure
Detroit Free Press
04/13/2018
Need help avoiding foreclosure in Detroit?
Click on Detroit - WDIV
04/10/2018
Non-profit helping Detroit homeless to lose 40% of annual funding
NPR: Michigan Radio
04/09/2018
Detroiters in need of affordable housing are about to lose a lifeline
Detroit Free Press
04/09/2018
Midtown renovation to keep current residents to combat gentrification
Fox 2 News Detroit
02/27/2018
Why one in three Detroit properties have been foreclosed on in the last 15 years
Vice News
12/07/2017
You Might Not Have to Pay Your Property Taxes
WDET Detroit
11/27/2017
Effort underway to reach all 60,000 homes facing foreclosure in Detroit
Model D Media
11/07/2017
Wayne County's tax foreclosure auction just doesn't make sense
Detroit Free Press
10/31/2017
Detroit assessor's plan to save some from tax foreclosure stalls at county treasurer's office
NPR: Michigan Radio
10/31/2017
Quicken Loans Community Investment Fund launches "Neighbor to Neighbor" campaign to connect residents with tax foreclosure resources
Michigan Chronicle
10/30/2017
Facing eviction, Detroit families get unprecedented chance to save their homes
Detroit Metro Times
10/27/2017
McGregor Fund grants $500,000 to help shield homeowners from tax foreclosure
Crain's Detroit Business
10/11/2017
Anti-foreclosure activists make last-ditch effort to spare thousands of Detroiters from eviction
Detroit Metro Times
10/04/2017
Quicken donates funds to buy 80 Detroit homes out of foreclosure to sell to current renters
Crain's Detroit Business
10/03/2017
Pilot project to turn 80 Detroit renters into homeowners
NPR: Michigan Radio
09/25/2017
Foreclosures for unpaid taxes on occupied homes in Detroit tumble
Crain's Detroit Business
09/20/2017
In northwest Detroit, residents have been revitalizing their neighborhood for years
Model D Media
09/11/2017
Metro Detroit homeowners urged to get help with back taxes
NPR: Michigan Radio
07/06/2017
Detroit against foreclosures & for housing for people, not banks
Workers World
06/26/2017
As the tax foreclosures system gives Wayne County a short-term financial boost, is there incentive for an overhaul?
Detroit Metro Times
06/14/2017
Is the Tax Foreclosure Process Good for Wayne County but Bad for Detroit?
WDET Detroit
06/07/2017
Elected officials share information at affordable housing summit
C&G News
05/31/2017
Nonprofit works to keep thousands of Detroiters in their homes as tax foreclosure deadline looms
Detroit Metro Times
05/24/2017
Non-profit group reaches out to residents to prevent foreclosure
Curbed Detroit
05/19/2017
When facing foreclosure, Detroiters do have options ' if they know about them
NPR: Michigan Radio
05/15/2017
Rodney Cotton's Foreclosure Prevention Story
My Detroit Cable
04/28/2017
Initiative to buy thousands of Detroit homes prior to foreclosure sparks controversy
Fox 2 News Detroit
03/07/2017
UM addressing Detroit poverty with initiative
The Detroit News
01/17/2017
How Community Land Trusts Can Fix Detroit's Foreclosure Mess
Yes! Magazine
12/26/2016
Tax Foreclosures Hurting Detroit's Recovery
NPR: Michigan Radio
12/08/2016
Tax Foreclosures Hurting Detroit’s Recovery
NPR: Michigan Radio
12/07/2016
State law can't stop king of Detroit blight
Crain's Detroit Business
10/16/2016
Detroit's Housing Disaster Is Its Leaders' Fault
The Huffington Post
10/06/2016
In search of solutions to Detroit's foreclosure crisis
Model D Media
10/03/2016
Detroiters pay back taxes in effort to keep homes
The Detroit News
06/18/2016
Detroit holds fair to help homeowners avoid foreclosure
Fox 2 News Detroit
06/18/2016
Detroiters pay back taxes in effort to keep homes
The Detroit News
06/18/2016
Are real estate investors from Oakland County to Hong Kong driving Detroit's blight?
Detroit Metro Times
05/04/2016
Reverse mortgages safer now but still have pitfalls
Detroit Free Press
04/25/2016
Tax Foreclosure Help
My Detroit Cable
03/08/2016
Residents consider leaving as heat is back on at Southfield apartment building
WXYZ Detroit
02/16/2016
These Families Fought Foreclosure And Beat The System
The Huffington Post
11/03/2015
2015 Wayne County Tax Foreclosure Auction Ends, but a Vicious Cycle Continues
NPR: Michigan Radio
10/23/2015
Reforms Pushed for $500 Foreclosure Auction
The Detroit News
10/22/2015
In Detroit, Massive Foreclosures Strip Neighborhoods of People and Homes
Al-Jazeera America
10/06/2015
Activists, Neighbors Hope to Block Detroiter's Eviction
Detroit Free Press
08/15/2015
High Taxes Derail Homeowners' Dreams in Detroit
Bloomberg News
03/11/2015
One-Fifth of Detroit's Population Could Lose Their Homes
The Atlantic
10/22/2014
Detroit Needs Residents, but Sends Some Packing
The New York Times
06/26/2014
Ted Phillips: “Thousands of people are living without lights, water or gas”
International Committee of the Fourth International (ICFI)
03/19/2010
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