Free dental, optical and medical care clinic comes to Cobo

Free dental, optical and medical care clinic comes to Cobo

A lot of factors play a role in staying healthy, particularly access to medical care. Wayne county residents are particularly vulnerable. Although 12.7 percent of county residents receive health care through a combination of ACA enrollment or Medicaid expansion, there are many that are homeless, uninsured or underinsured, according to a spokesperson of the  Wayne County […]

Midtown’s Sugar Hill District to Gain $32 Million Housing Development with Affordable Housing

Midtown’s Sugar Hill District to Gain $32 Million Housing Development with Affordable Housing

Straight off of his widely lauded speech at the Mackinac Policy Conference in which he highlighted the need for affordable housing, Mayor Mike Duggan, Midtown Detroit representatives and local architects came together to announced a new housing project in the city with 25 percent affordable units. On Friday, Mayor Duggan announced the developers and design […]

The District Detroit Announces Detroit’s Largest Residential Development Initiative in More Than 20 Years

The District Detroit Announces Detroit’s Largest Residential Development Initiative in More Than 20 Years

Again emphasizing Detroit’s efforts “to build a city that includes everyone,” officials from the city, The District Detroit and Olympia Entertainment announced Friday that a new residential development will bring 686 units – including 139 affordable options – across six projects. Olympia Development of Michigan announced plans for hundreds of new affordable and market-rate rental […]

The St. Charles Residence breaks ground on historic renovation in Detroit

The St. Charles Residence breaks ground on historic renovation in Detroit

Detroit has so many architectural gems, including skyscrapers, office towers and schools, so it is impressive when you see one of them being honored and converted into homes for current and future city residents. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan on Monday joined Banyan Investments in breaking ground on the $10 million renovation (Phase I and II) […]

Detroit’s Fitzgerald neighborhood moving forward with bold new development plan

Detroit’s Fitzgerald neighborhood moving forward with bold new development plan

A dramatic new partnership between the city of Detroit, four foundations, The Platform and Century Partners will bring $4 million in investment and redevelopment of more than 300 parcels within the beloved Fitzgerald neighborhood. Officials who announced the partnership Wednesday said “Fitzgerald Forward” as the plan is known will be one of the largest neighborhood […]

Improve Detroit app celebrates its second anniversary helping city residents

Improve Detroit app celebrates its second anniversary helping city residents

For Detroit residents, having an app to report everything from potholes to damaged street signs to broken lights has been a huge improvement in their quality of life, city officials say. For the past two years, Detroiters have had “City Hall in your pocket” through the Improve Detroit mobile app. The app, which launched in […]

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