Upcoming Open Houses (by neighborhood)

Oakman Blvd Community
Saturday, August 8, 2015 |  1pm-5pm
Registration Site:
3817 Kendall Detroit, MI 48238
Properties Being Shown:
  • 12083 Prairie
  • 12120 Stoepel
  • 12317 Stoepel
  • 12325 Santa Rosa
  • 12330 Santa Rosa
  • 12659 Santa Rosa
  • 12680 Stoepel
  • 12694 Stoepel
  • 12730 Stoepel
  • 12736 Monica
  • 2935 Pasadena
  • 2936 Pasadena
  • 3042 Pasadena
  • 3817 Kendall
Wildermere Park Streetview
Sunday, August 9, 2015 |  1pm-5pm
Registration Site:
3334 Virginia Park Detroit, MI 48206
Properties Being Shown:
  • 2653 Columbus
  • 2702 Columbus
  • 2705 Columbus
  • 2933 Lothrop
  • 3293 Lothrop
  • 7401 Hanover
  • 7411 Hanover

Our Stories


How Talmer Bank’s homebuyer incentive helped one resident come home to Detroit

Detroit Unspun

Jay Meeks and his cat “Paper” are, literally, right at home on Detroit’s west side. Closing in on the one-year anniversary of his summer 2014 purchase, Meeks says he’s enjoying the benefits of a three-bedroom, tudor-inspired house on Ohio Street just five houses away from Marygrove College.

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A guy who does what somebody’s gotta do

Detroit Free Press

Jim Schaefer interviews Steven Harris about surprising discoveries made while cleaning out Detroit abandoned houses to ready them for auction.

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Mapping out how Detroit is tackling a mountain of blight


No one who has driven through Detroit is surprised by what confronts city residents: More than 84,600 properties are blighted by one estimate, a staggering number that means more than one in five parcels citywide is tainted by a dilapidated structure.

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Determined in Detroit

Construction & Demolition Recycling

Blighted housing demolitions are ramping up in Detroit like never before, and demolition contractors are working diligently to meet the aggressive timetable.

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Detroit land bank auction’s first purchased home sells for $86,500 asking price

Crain's Detroit Business

Just 4 Land bank-auctioned homes have been completed since the program started. The house at 5811 Grayton St. is one — and now it’s for sale.

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The new geographers: How Detroiters are mapping a better future for the city

Model D

Last month, a quiet yet monumental shift occurred in the way government is run in Detroit when the city unveiled its new open data portal. For a city with well-known technological limitations, the portal is a major first step in its effort to modernize its technological infrastructure and develop a culture of transparency.

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