The federal moratorium on evictions expires on July 31st. Housing experts say it’s difficult to determine how many struggling tenants could be evicted after the moratorium lifts. One Detroit’s Will Glover talks with Ashley Lowe and Kellie Foster from Lakeshore Legal Aid for more on the process of getting assistance.
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News From Around Detroit
- Detroit rec centers are open again, as residents rejoiceby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
The City of Detroit reopened four of its recreation centers this week after closing them down 18 months ago amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Mackinac panelists: Reparations are the path to economic prosperityby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Equity experts joined the Mackinac Policy Conference to discuss how systemic racism has perpetuated the racial wealth gap in Michigan and how reparative policy can reverse those outcomes.
- Poll shows Michigan taxpayers willing to pay for children’s educationby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Support for education was a leading topic on the first day of the 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference. A recent poll supported by the Skillman Foundation shows Michiganders are willing to pay more in taxes for their children’s education.
- Preliminary investigation: GLWA not at fault for metro Detroit floodsby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Great Lakes Water Authority officials say they aren’t at fault for the floods that have plagued Detroit and some suburbs this summer, but they’re updating procedures anyway.
- Bus riders fearful as DDOT looks to cut routesby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Detroit officials say reducing bus service will make transportation more reliable. Residents and transit advocates say they want more service, not less.
- Top Democrats say they have framework to pay for $3.5 trillion environmental bill
Top congressional Democrats say they and the White House have agreed to a "framework" to pay for their emerging $3.5 trillion social and environment bill.
- Work aims to uncover history of boarding school burial site
Albuquerque city officials plan to use ground-penetrating radar as they research the history of a site where dozens of Native American boarding school students are believed to have been buried more than a century ago.
- CDC panel recommends extra dose of Pfizer vaccine for vulnerable groups
The U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 stands on the verge of a major new phase: Government advisers on Thursday recommended booster doses of Pfizer's vaccine for millions of Americans.