Information on the Detroit tax foreclosure crisis can be hard to come by, though it finally getting some much-needed attention.
Original Content about Tax Foreclosure and Related Issues
Taking Advantage of Detroit Metro Time
Silent Auction Occupy.com
Preview: 2015 Detroit Tax Foreclosure Auction 8/19/15 Huffington Post Detroit
Regression Analysis 5/26/15- Huffington Post Detroit Thousands of Detroit homes “revert” back to government ownership
Death by Shrapnel Fire 5/12/15- This year’s record-brekaing tax foreclosures could have devastating long-term effects.
A Discussion of Tax Foreclosure in Detroit 3/14/15 A brief summary of the context and issues surrounding tax foreclosure in this city
My Home is in Tax Foreclosure, Now What? 2/14/15 Explanation of your options as a resident of a home facing foreclosure
2015 Show Cause Hearings 1/31/15 The Show Cause Hearing is a weeklong event that in intended to provide people an opportunity to contest their tax foreclosure. In practice, they are an opportunity for the county to collect back taxes.
Detroit Land Bank Occupied Properties 12/31/14- The Detroit Land Bank Authority owns tens of thousands of properties in the city of Detroit, many of which are occupied homes. The Land Bank will acquire 13,874 properties following this year’s Wayne County Tax Foreclosure auction alone.
Blight Bungle 10/30/14 Occupy.com Government is beat at its own game in Detroit Foreclosure Auction
Foreclosed is Forewarned 10/1/14 Occupy.com Tax Foreclosures on 10,000 Occupied Detroit Properties will Displace Thousands
Preview: 2014 Detroit Tax Foreclosure Auction 9/5/14 Huffington Post Detroit
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External Media about Our Work
Out From Under- Metro Times
These Families Fought Foreclosure and Won- Huffington Post
Helping Detroiters Buy Back Their Homes- with Michigan Radio’s “Stateside”
Turning the Losers into Winners- with Michigan Radio’s Sarah Cwiek
The Tricycle Collective- WJR’s Internet Advisor
‘Tricycle Collective’ fund-rasises to help families keep homes- with Fox 4 WDIV
Working to help Detroit families to keep their homes- with Daily Detroit
External Media about the Foreclosures in Detroit
Wayne County Sued for Tax Foreclosures – The Detroit News
Revitalization by Gentrification– Jacobin Magazine
Detroit Comeback Derailed– Bloomberg News
Extinguishing homelessness and shutting off human rights– RT- “Breaking the Set”
1/5 of Detroit’s population could lose their homes -The Atlantic