Woodbridge Estates: Setting roots.

Hearty laughter fills the house. It’s pizza night, and Allison Martin and her kids, Karnell and Allison,
are discussing what movie to watch as they joke about each other’s video game skills.

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Oakland Housing shifts middle-class affordability focus to North Corktown in Detroit

Nonprofit developer and lender launches construction of $3 million condo development Project aimed at families that make too much to qualify for low-income housing subsidies, not enough to afford market rates Oakland Housing looking to work with others to develop, …

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Housing development in Detroit’s North Corktown targets middle-income earners

Detroit — Alita Burton had been looking for a home to purchase near her job in Southwest Detroit. When she learned that nonprofit Oakland Housing was building homes for sale in North Corktown aimed at middle-income earners, she jumped at the …

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News Release: Quality new homes target middle-income earners

Oakland Housing takes aim at Detroit housing affordability with launch of new townhomes in North Corktown Quality new homes target middle-income earners   DETROIT … July 25, 2019, Oakland Housing, a nonprofit housing developer that builds, sells and finances high-quality …

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One Detroit Visits North Corktown

Detroit Public Television’s “One Detroit” team visited with North Corktown residents for a conversation at neighborhood staple Nancy Whiskey in March 2019. Oakland Housing’s Executive Director, Kate Baker, was proud to be invited by neighborhood leaders to join the conversation. …

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River’s Edge: I’m still here

Dorothea Cole looks out the dining room window with a peaceful gaze. “We have our own zoo out here,” she grins. “We get all kinds of birds, deer, and we can see fish in the river that runs through the …

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