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City seniors: Will the legions of the newly retired represent Detroit’s next population boom?

City seniors: Will the legions of the newly retired represent Detroit’s next population boom?

As part of the activity and excitement surrounding Detroit’s reformation, policymakers and planners would be wise to consider transforming Detroit into a world-class “age-friendly” community. The prospect of putting Detroit on course to be repopulated with a rich mix of young, middle age and older residents – coexisting and prospering – is nothing short of […]

Affordable housing can propel neighborhood growth

Affordable housing can propel neighborhood growth

An old concept is getting new attention among various developers in Detroit and nationally. Mixed income housing is regaining interest as communities work to pick up the pieces left behind after the past decade’s mortgage crisis and as members of the corporate and private sector search for fertile ground in struggling urban cities. With Detroit […]