Affecting Change

To Prevent & Alleviate Poverty


90 %

of pandemic-era evictions in Detroit involved properties operated unlawfully by landlords

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2021 Impact Report
The mission of Poverty Solutions is to partner with communities and policymakers to find new ways to prevent and alleviate poverty.
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Bringing it home: improving tomorrow’s living environments

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News Release | Nov. 18, 2022

Report Reveals 311,961 Children Under Age Three Are Estimated to Be Experiencing Homelessness Across Twenty U.S. States, Only 7% Are Enrolled In An Early Childhood Program

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More than 40% of Michiganders live in areas considered "child care deserts."

News Release | Nov. 16, 2022

New website answers child care providers' questions about Michigan child care subsidy

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News Release | Nov. 14, 2022

Detroit eviction filings on track to return to pre-pandemic level as COVID-19 protections expire

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Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions

The Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions speaker series introduces key issues regarding the causes and consequences of poverty through an in-person and virtual lecture series featuring experts in policy and practice from across the nation. Watch the latest talk, and learn more about the fall 2022 series.

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Our Approach

Projects and Partners

Our projects focus on data, evidence, and equitable partnerships to bring about positive change.

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80 +

research projects supported
since 2016