Quality of Life

  • Digital distress: Affordable Internet an equity issue in Michigan

    It’s not just Detroit. Access to broadband increasingly is both a rural and urban problem.

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  • Fighting for Air in 48217

    This very southernmost tip of Detroit is called 48217, the most polluted zip code in the state.

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  • Detroit shut water to 1 in 10 homes this year. Yes, that’s progress.

    Detroit has disconnected water to more than 17,600 homes this year.

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  • Council approves brownfield tax credits for new downtown Detroit condo highrise

    Detroit’s First Free-standing High Rise Development built in more than Two Decades

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  • Poor public transportation can be a roadblock to the everyday needs of Arab-American seniors

    DETROIT–Is Michigan’s faulty transit system failing Arab-American seniors? 

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  • 2017 Housing America’s Families Forum | Why is Detroit a good place to have conversations about the future of affordable housing? The experts weigh in

    2017 Housing America’s Families Forum.

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  • Mayor Duggan, City Council approve new rental property ordinance

    “Every Detroiter who is a renter deserves to be able to live in a home that is safe and…

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  • Squeezed Out: Rising Rents Are Dark Side of Detroit Resurgence

    It is the dark side of urban revitalization. A rundown part of town gets a facelift.

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  • Detroit demo blitz linked to lead poisoning

    City’s former health leader charges that officials considered health concerns a ‘nuisance,’ and focused solely on tearing down blighted…

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  • MorningSide: A Detroit Neighborhood

    Downtown Detroit is in the midst of a resurgence.

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