Detroit’s Land Bank Holds More Trouble for City’s Remaining Homeowners

What happens to the remaining homeowners, their properties, and their neighborhoods in Detroit after the foreclosure crisis created a glut of abandoned, city-owned houses? The post Detroit’s Land Bank Holds More Trouble for City’s Remaining Homeowners appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/detroit-land-bank-foreclosure-property-tax-homeowners Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with […]

$600M Property Tax Overcharge Is Eroding Detroit’s Black Homeownership

African-American homeowners in Detroit don’t just face lingering damage from the 2008 recession. The city is suffering from a foreclosure crisis after overcharging homeowners $600 million in property taxes. The post $600M Property Tax Overcharge Is Eroding Detroit’s Black Homeownership appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/detroit-property-tax-homeowners-foreclosure Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story […]

Rep. Tlaib’s Bill Targets Trump’s Opportunity Zones Scam

Rep. Rashida Tlaib introduced legislation to repeal Trump’s Qualified Opportunity Zones bill, citing opportunity zones as a “scam” that really benefit billionaires. But this isn’t a scam Trump started. Jacqueline Luqman talks with Mehrsa Baradaran to explain why. The post Rep. Tlaib’s Bill Targets Trump’s Opportunity Zones Scam appeared first on The Real News Network. […]