Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan says he’s collaborating with the city’s police chief to seize drug houses as part of an effort to improve neighborhoods.
Mayor Mike Duggan announced Thursday the creation of an Innovation District, which will be a hub for people to live, work and collaborate.
Mayor Mike Duggan’s Building Detroit home auction program sold a house for a record $135,000 in Detroit’s Boston-Edison District.
In a live interview at the Mackinac Policy Conference, WWJ asked Duggan about his political aspirations.
Mayor Mike Duggan told a crowd of conference attendees that since he took office his team has focused on a couple of things.
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan says he believes it really helped out that he and city council showed a unified front in supporting the measure, approved by the Michigan House on Thursday.
As Detroit works to rebuild, Duggan said the city will create a warehouse with floorboards, banisters, windows, and more, that can be reused.
Just after Memorial Day the city will auction “fourteen houses a week, because we feel like there is enough demand there,” said Duggan.
Sources tell WWJ that Chief of Staff Lisa Howse and spokesperson Alexis Wiley are taking on new roles.
Detroit City Council member Brenda Jones has been highly critical of the patrols, calling them a “disgrace.”