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June 9, 2016

AFL-CIO HIT and community partners to renovate 300 single-family homes


The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced today that it will invest up to $30 million in the Detroit Neighborhood Home Repair Program, a partnership with leading civic and community organ...

March 11, 2016

In the forthcoming Responsible Investor Handbook, we have documented how Labor visionaries have, for over a century, organized strategic investments to build affordable and workforce housing and to help rebuild cities. In early 1900s, labor leaders were building social...

March 10, 2016

(CNN) -- A union fund has said it will bring $25 million in low-cost loans to help replace lead-contaminated pipes in the city's water system, Flint Mayor Karen Weaver announced late Sunday.

 

The funding would go a long way toward boosting the Michigan mayor's $55 milli...

 

A virtual national Kickstarter campaign has sprung up in the last two years to rebuild Detroit, which was hammered by the Great Recession, and strangled by decades of plant closings in the auto and manufacturing sectors, dramatic populations losses, and failing civil...

February 12, 2016

Donna Murray-Brown, CEO of the Michigan Nonprofit Association, lives the duality experienced by many Detroiters faced with tough decisions to make for the city’s economic recovery. On the one hand, she is a nonprofit executive, a public policy advocate, and—to some ext...

AFL-CIO HIT and community partners to renovate 300 single-family homes

 

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced today that it will invest up to $30 million in the Detroit Neighborhood Home Repair Program, a partnership with leading civic and community organ...

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