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A man rides his bike past empty housing lots on September 5, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit is struggling with over 78,000 abandoned homes across 140 square miles and 16% unemployment; in July, the city declared bankruptcy.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Council Passes Resolution To Tackle Issue Of Homelessness With Innovation

… part of the plan is to move the homeless into some of the city’s rehabbed abandoned homes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2015

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Forgotten Homes Salvaged, ‘Deconstructed’ Into Recycled Products

In less than two years, nearly 70 homes have been fixed up, with dozens of new long-term jobs created with the help of the Wayne County EDGE.

07/12/2014

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Pick A Pocket Or Two: February Real Estate Recap

Due to frigid conditions in much of the nation, February’s real estate wrap-up required boots and a shovel, as well as deeper pockets.

03/01/2014

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Detroit Group Gets $2.75M For Housing, Business, Schools On Woodward

A Detroit project is among three winners of $8.25 million from the Wells Fargo Next Awards for Opportunity Finance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2013

(WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Groundbreaking For Apartments For The Homeless

A host of friends, supporters and beneficiaries of Cass Community Services joined Rev. Faith Fowler at a groundbreaking Wednesday of the renovation of a 41-unit apartment building.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2012

Home Prices Rose In Detroit, All Major US Cities In May

Home prices in Detroit and other major cities rose in May from April, a sign of a modest housing recovery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2012

Metro Detroit To Get $4.2M For Housing, Homelessness Programs

Metro Detroit will receive $4.2 million in federal funding to promote affordable housing, fight homelessness and boost the local economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2012

(WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Houses Boarded Up As More Accept Marathon Offer To Move

Marathon Oil is getting more takers for their offer to buy neighboring homes in southwest Detroit to make more for a refinery expansion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2012

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Flint Ordered To Repay $1M In US Housing Funds

The cash-strapped city of Flint has been ordered to repay more than $1 million in federal housing funds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2012

Home Prices Fell In December In Detroit, Most U.S. Cities

Home prices fell in December for a fourth straight month in most major U.S. cities as modest sales gains in the depressed housing market have yet to lift prices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2012

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