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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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