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Q&A: Renters rights group on why Detroit needs a moratorium on rent

We spoke with two members of Detroit Renter City, which is calling for a suspension of rent citywide.

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How coronavirus is impacting Detroit

News and updates on how the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting Detroit housing, transit, and more

Detroit forms partnership to continue efforts at preserving city’s affordable housing

The Preservation Partnership will expand on efforts to save 10,000 units of affordable housing across Detroit.

Midtown housing incentive comes to an end, putting low-income renters at risk

The "Stay Midtown" program dispersed $800,000 in subsidies over three years.

High-rise near Lafayette Park to get luxury makeover with some affordable units

At the new City Club Apartments, a deal with the city will keep 20 percent of the 202 units affordable.

Curbed Detroit’s best longreads of 2019

Articles on affordable housing, beautiful renovations, the legacy of Detroit’s black architects, and more.

Trends that defined Detroit in the 2010s

Emergency management, downtown’s revival, and scooters. Here are eight trends during a period of great change for Detroit.

Detroit to make changes to its rental registry ordinance due to limited compliance

The city had hoped to bring all rentals into compliance in two years, but that timeline has proved unrealistic.

Three different apartment buildings get major upgrades, remain affordable

Across the city, around $38 million was spent to upgrade and keep over 300 apartment units affordable.

Homeless and substance abuse center in Cass Corridor plans major expansion

Right next to Little Caesars Arena, the Anchor at Mariners Inn would add 84 units of housing and ground floor retail.

What does “affordable” housing mean in New Detroit?

Why low-income Detroiters haven’t benefited from the city’s housing boom.

State awards over $6M in funding for five low-income housing projects in Detroit

The credits will mainly benefit renters making between 30 to 80 percent of the area median income.

Ilitches renege on deal to purchase homeless shelter in Midtown

The Little Caesars family once again demonstrates their bad faith development practices

Detroit announces $250M fund to protect affordable housing

The fund will go toward protecting current housing at risk of losing low-income tax credits and identifying new developments to be built for low-income housing.