The Quicken Loans Community Fund, the City of Detroit Housing and Revitalization Department and Quantified Ventures are seeking applications from local organizations that holistically tackle housing challenges affecting the health and well-being of the Detroit community – either by eliminating systemic barriers to housing, or by securing safe, quality housing for low-income and typically underserved residents. The awarded team(s) will have an opportunity to work with Quantified Ventures to engage one or more payors (e.g., health systems). Applications are due on December 16, 2019. Applicants will be notified by mid-March 2020. Register here for a webinar on October 16 at 10:30 am EDT to learn more about the RFP.
Lei Ding and Peter Birke of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia have published a report on Opportunity Zones, “How Are Cities Leveraging Opportunity Zones for Community Development? Philadelphia as a Case Study.” Using Philadelphia as a case study, this study intends to reflect on the selection of Opportunity Zones in major cities and to explore real estate market trends and residential mobility in designated zones in Philadelphia.Read More