affordable housing

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State & Hill

Julie Schneider: Public servants advancing the public good

Apr 24, 2024
Within the last 5 years, $1 billion has been invested in affordable housing in the City of Detroit to create and preserve 12,000 housing units. Julie Schneider facilitated the planning process and is now overseeing its...
State & Hill

Discourse: Fordies in the news, fall 2023

Dec 12, 2023
“Rather than a single terrorist attack, this was a complex operation that involved commando teams and rocket attacks against multiple targets. The fact that Israel appears to have lacked advance warning is surprising, given Israel’s excellence in...
State & Hill

Global Fordies make the school a bigger, better place

May 3, 2023
By Daniel Rivkin Akiho Nagano (MPP '23) and Mayu Ueno (MPP '24) were speaking in a corridor at Weill Hall, sharing thoughts about past jobs, future jobs, and their families. Roaming the halls, you can hear similar conversations, in their case in...

Bringing it home: Improving tomorrow’s living environments

Nov 22, 2022
Access to quality housing is essential to our well-being and the gateway to resources. Unfortunately, this basic necessity remains out of reach for far too many families, creating an ongoing crisis plaguing millions of Americans. In fact, in 2020,...

HUD competition second place for Ford School student's team

Apr 15, 2021
A team comprised of four University of Michigan graduate students from the Ford School, Taubman College, and Ross Business along with a student from Harvard University are the runners-up in the 2021 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design...
Racial Foundations of Public Policy

Racial Foundations of Public Policy: Housing

Nov 10, 2022, 4:00-5:15 pm EST
Watch Party: Weill Hall Betty Ford Auditorium (Room 1110)
The Center for Racial Justice presents John N. Robinson III, in conversation with Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes on housing.

Making housing more affordable

Apr 7, 2017, 3:30-6:30 pm EDT
School of Social Work
Making Housing More Affordable is the first in the Poverty Solutions Engagement Series, where we will tackle a poverty-related topic and connect faculty, students and communities to explore ideas, strategies and potential solutions to some of the most pressing challenges of our time.
Ford School
Program in Practical Policy Projects

Locating Affordable Housing

January 2019 - April 2019
The student team assisted the community partners to make the case for development of affordable housing.  They also helped determine which parcels might be most feasible and/or best suited for this sort of development, allowing the partners to prioritize which parcels are recommended to City Council for affordable housing or mixed-income...
Program in Practical Policy Projects

City of Flint Home Repair Resources

January 2023 - April 2023
Olivia Vaden (MPP '23)
Councilmember Tonya Burns partnered with a Ford School MPP student to research municipal home rehabilitation programs and considerations for the City of Flint. The impact of the water crisis, paired with the already existing economic decline the City of Flint has experienced due to the shift in manufacturing from America’s Midwestern cities and towns to overseas manufacturers, has left Flint with a population half of what it was in 1960.  This decline has led to an increase in abandoned commercial and residential structures, as well as a dwindling tax base to provide services to residents....