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Federal Agency To End Management Of Detroit’s Public Housing

The government is ending 10 years of management of Detroit’s public housing system and restoring it to local control.

CBS Detroit–03/30/2015

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Mayor Duggan: The Problem Is Keeping Detroiters In Detroit

“As we’ve got people moving into vacant houses and fixing them up, what about the person across the street whose house is starting to get run down?”

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2015

Mike Duggan delivers his State of the City address. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Mayor Delivers First Post-Bankruptcy Address: Announces New HUD Loan Program

Mayor Mike Duggan announced a new HUD program to grant loans to low income homeowners who want to make home improvements.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2015

A homeless man sleeps outside a window of the former Wayne County Office building.  (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Homeless Population In Michigan Spikes In Comparison To 2013

The Department of Housing and Urban Development released a new study showing that Michigan’s homeless rate is on the rise.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2014

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Freddie Mac, Feds Bring ‘Borrower Help Center’ To Assist Detroiters With Mortgages

Duggan said that national data shows in 2012 only 500 mortgages were issued in the city of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2014


Changing Landscape In Detroit Forces Many Seniors Out Of Apartment Housing

The move comes after a new owner purchased the building and did not renew the contract to accept HUD housing vouchers which many residents were receiving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2014

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

Texana Hollis is welcomed home (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Evicted 101-Year-Old Woman Back Home At Last

Texana Hollis, who was evicted seven months ago, returned Wednesday to the home she had lived in for 60 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2012

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HUD Pilot Project Looks To Connect Jobs & Low Income Residents

Mayor Dave Bing said he is delighted to be part of the attempt to connect businesses with low-income and public housing residents with HUD funded projects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2012

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HUD Returns Public Housing Control To Detroit

The Detroit Housing Commission will be returned to local control, following seven years under federal receivership.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2012