$6 million added to fund to help Detroiters avoid eviction

Announcement made during a 2 p.m. live stream

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan (WDIV)
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan (WDIV)

DETROIT – Mayor Mike Duggan announced Wednesday more help is available for Detroiters trying to avoid evictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 15, 2020: Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 71,197; Death toll now at 6,085

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order banning evictions is set to expire Wednesday.

Duggan announced an additional $6 million are being added to a fund to help Detroit residents stay in their homes. The fund, totaling $11 million, pays for programs to offer residents legal and financial help.

You can find more information on the official Detroit Eviction Prevention Resources website here, or by calling 866-313-2520

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