Detroit home repair program gets $15M to repair roofs, windows

A city home restore software acquired an additional $15 million Friday to correct far more roofs and windows for low-money Detroiters. 

Point out lawmakers representing Detroit joined Mayor Mike Duggan to announce that the Renew Detroit method — released past year to mend roofs for income-qualified seniors and owners with disabilities — can now support 2,000 inhabitants, alternatively of 1,500, with $45 million in pandemic reduction support. The plan will start off taking applications this drop.  

“We have a ton of seniors in this town, who paid off their houses, lived in them most of their life, and are lower-cash flow now. They’ve received leaky roofs, they have bought challenges with home windows and the like. We want to make absolutely sure the folks who helped develop this town can continue to be in that residence,” Duggan stated at a Friday information conference.