One of the most anticipated developments opening in 2018 is the Shinola Hotel—a collaboration between Dan Gilbert’s Bedrock and Shinola. The construction of the hotel involves renovating the building at 1400 Woodward, plus the Singer Building nearby, and the demolition plus construction of new buildings along the block.
Donna Butts remembers one of the moments that sold her on the idea that there was a sustained rise in the number of multigenerational households. As executive director of Generations United, a nonprofit that promotes intergenerational living, she was called to do an interview on the topic for a Louisiana radio station a few years ago.
A new program could help up to 80 renters across Detroit who could have lost their homes to the Wayne County Tax Foreclosure Auction. The program—a partnership between Quicken Loans, United Community Housing Coalition (UCHC), and the City of Detroit—aims to turn the renters into homeowners.