“Poverty is a relationship, it involves you and me and everybody else,” Desmond tells Stephen Henderson on Detroit Today.
The program involves the city buying foreclosed properties back from Wayne County through a process called right of first refusal.
“I’m almost 70 and here I am, being evicted out of my own house,” – Antoinette Coleman
“It is a moral imperative that we all work together …” – Dan Gilbert
Detroit updated and strengthened its rental ordinance last year, after letting it largely go unenforced for years.