Federal Agency To End Management Of Detroit's Public HousingThe government is ending 10 years of management of Detroit's public housing system and restoring it to local control.
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?"
Mayor Delivers First Post-Bankruptcy Address: Announces New HUD Loan ProgramMayor Mike Duggan announced a new HUD program to grant loans to low income homeowners who want to make home improvements.
Homeless Population In Michigan Spikes In Comparison To 2013The Department of Housing and Urban Development released a new study showing that Michigan's homeless rate is on the rise.
Freddie Mac, Feds Bring 'Borrower Help Center' To Assist Detroiters With MortgagesDuggan said that national data shows in 2012 only 500 mortgages were issued in the city of Detroit.
Changing Landscape In Detroit Forces Many Seniors Out Of Apartment HousingThe 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.
Flint Ordered To Repay $1M In US Housing FundsThe cash-strapped city of Flint has been ordered to repay more than $1 million in federal housing funds.
Evicted 101-Year-Old Woman Back Home At LastTexana Hollis, who was evicted seven months ago, returned Wednesday to the home she had lived in for 60 years.
HUD Pilot Project Looks To Connect Jobs & Low Income ResidentsMayor 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.
HUD Returns Public Housing Control To DetroitThe Detroit Housing Commission will be returned to local control, following seven years under federal receivership.
HUD: 101-Year-Old Can't Return To Home Due To Building's Poor ConditionTexana Hollis was evicted Sept. 12 after her 65-year-old son failed to pay the mortgage. Two days later, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said she could return.
City Workers Welcome 'Strong Cities, Strong Communities' InitiativeThe head of Detroit's Workforce Development Department is welcoming help from the Obama Administration.