The Woodward Corridor Initiative, in collaboration with Vanguard Community Development Corporation, has developed the North End Neighborhood Investment Strategy. This strategy is based on research and feedback from the North End residents through community engagement meetings focusing on a broad agenda surrounding development, aligning of resources, and leveraging future investments. The purpose of the North End Neighborhood Investment Strategy is to identify specific projects to create a vision for a vibrant, walkable urban neighborhood of choice capitalizing on the pending developments in the community, including light rail.
North End Strategic Investment Plan Community Presentation - May 19,2011
North End Strategic Investment Plan Community Presentation - April 29, 2011
North End Strategic Investment Plan Community Meeting April 9,2011 PT1, PT2, PT3
Furthering our commitment to providing and sustaining quality affordable housing, we are examining the feasibility of a Community Land Trust (CLT). A CLT is a non-profit organization whose board is made up of owners of CLT homes, residents of the CLT geography and other stakeholders. This tri-partite board owns and manages the land and the stewardship programs for the entire geography for which it serves. The CLT ensures that the homes are forever affordable and the community ownership and stewardship reduce the risk of foreclosure, incentive’s renovations and develops a culture of community wealth building.
North End CLT Community Meetings
The last CLT meeting took place September 29, 2011 at Metropolitan Methodist United Church.This meeting’s discussion was framed by members from the National Community Land Trust Network and garnered a great amount feedback. The Governance Council reviewed CLTs in cities similar to Detroit determined that this wasn't the most feasible land use solution at this time for the North End
For more information on CLT's, please contact Alana White, WCI Program Manager