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Detroit Announces $250 Million Affordable Housing Fund

The city of Detroit is setting affordable housing as the cornerstone of its growth strategy.
March 13, 2018, 5am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"The City of Detroit released new details Monday of an ambitious plan to establish a $250 million affordable housing fund that will preserve 10,000 existing units in neighborhoods throughout the city and develop 2,000 new units within the next five years," reports Katrease Stafford.

The new fund, called the Affordable Housing Leverage Fund, "will be funded with $50 million of grant funds, $150 million of low-interest loans, and $50 million in public funds from expected federal and city funds for affordable housing over the next five years," adds Stafford.

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Published on Monday, March 12, 2018 in Detroit Free Press
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