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Tax foreclosure and other forms of housing displacement are very serious issues in Detroit. The scope of the problem can be quite daunting and understanding the nuances challenging. These resources can be used to learn about this topic and access sev

The Impact of Foreclosures and Evictions

The Legacy of Redlining in the Effect of Foreclosures on Detroit Residents’ Self-Rated Health

Whitney Robinson, Sandro Galea, and Allison E. Aiello (2019)

This paper reviews the potential impacts of redlining on current segregation of Detroit neighborhoods. The research finds that neighborhoods with greater history of segregation and redlining have worse neighborhood outcomes, possibly increasing current vulnerability to foreclosures.

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