Immigrant homeownership could stabilize Detroit neighborhoods, study says

www.michiganradio.org | 2/20/2019 | Paulette Parker
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Researchers say more immigrant homeowners could help stabilize neighborhoods in Detroit.

That's according to a study released Wednesday by the economic development initiative Global Detroit.

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Steve Tobocman is executive director of the group. He says research done by the group across the Midwest over the past decade found immigrant residents are an important part of creating thriving communities.

“Homeownership is a critical piece of that,” Tobocman said. “And understanding how we can best capture the ambitions and help immigrants pursue the American dream by becoming homeowners...
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