Local Solutions

One idea that comes to mind that would help the situation of alleviating the problems of affordable housing for low-income people is a housing trust fund. In a story from the magazine In These Times from Rachael Cohen, she reports on a possible solution that could be beneficial to people in urban communities. This is … More Local Solutions

Family Tree Introduction

Family Tree is a Detroit based nonprofit created by Patricia Pearson in 1998 with the mission of helping people with housing needs.  In the beginning the organizations main mission was to boost the self-esteem of young women, but has expanded to helping Detroiters fulfill the dream of home ownership. Housing has been a problem in … More Family Tree Introduction