Quality of Life

  • Conventional wisdom on the battle between Detroit and Silicon Valley may have it wrong

    Two things: a record of profitability, bolstered by hard decisions…

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  • Raped and left on the road, she said #MeToo. Jurors said ‘No, not you.’

    For every A-list actress or Olympic gold medalist who has bravely come forward to say “Me, too,” there are many…

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  • Detroit’s last spike in white flight

    Even when Detroit was majority white, racial lines were strictly drawn.

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  • 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 up…

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