DFC December Favorite Things 2021

E-Newsletter | December 26, 2021

A Few Of Our Favorite Things in 2021 This year challenged us all – but our work to build a stronger and more equitable Detroit marched on. Here are select highlights – a few of our favorite things – from the year we leave behind. May 2021 New Study Sets Baseline for Economic Equity in […]

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact Newsletter – December 2021

E-Newsletter | December 6, 2021

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact December Newsletter December Agenda Rental & Homeownership Work Groups: Dec. 14 | 10:45am – 12:15pm Compact Updates Looking back at 2021 and Forward to 2022— DNHC Interactive Session Partner Updates Click here for compact resources. November Meeting Recap November Rental Work Group: Detroit Right To Counsel Tonya Myers Phillips, Kellie Maki […]

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact Newsletter – November 2021

E-Newsletter | November 9, 2021

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact  | November Newsletter November Agendas Rental Work Group: Nov. 16 | 9:00am – 10:30am Compact Updates Presentation: Tonya Myers Phillips of the Detroit Right to Counsel Coalition will be presenting on the Coalition’s work Discussion Partner Updates Homeownership Work Group: Nov. 16 | 10:45am – 12:15pm Compact Updates Presentation: Jason Headen […]

Quarterly Newsletter – Fall 2021

E-Newsletter | November 8, 2021

News and Resources  DFC Focuses on Greening Detroit Alleys in New Report “These projects are cropping up across the country and here in Detroit,” says Sarah Hayosh, Director of Land Use and Sustainability. “We wanted to identify and share strategies for replicating more of them here, in the city so that Detroiters can benefit from […]

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact Newsletter – October 2021

E-Newsletter | October 14, 2021

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact October Newsletter October Agendas Rental Work Group: October 19 from 9:00am – 10:30am Compact Updates Presentation: Eviction Tracking work by UofM Poverty Solutions’ Alexa Eisenberg, doctoral candidate, UofM. Covering current policies and court practices and a review of data from the first 1000 cases after the eviction moratorium was lifted. Discussion […]

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact Newsletter – September 2021

E-Newsletter | September 30, 2021

Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact September Newsletter September Agendas Rental Work Group: September 21 from 9:00am – 10:30am Compact Updates Presentation: Single Family Rental Strategy Presented by City of Detroit Housing and Revitalization Department, Landlord Study Presentation by Data Driven Detroit and Detroit Future City, and Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition Discussion by Matt Sattler, Director of […]

Detroit Strategic Framework

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.
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The Field Guide to Working with Lots

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.
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The State of Economic Equity

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.
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