of Detroit renters say they spend more than half of their monthly income on housing
To Prevent & Alleviate Poverty
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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Why does car insurance cost so much in Michigan?
Michigan has the most expensive auto insurance in the U.S., despite reforms passed in 2019 that significantly lowered premiums. What contributes to the high rates? Why do Black drivers end up paying more? How does the cost of auto insurance impact economic mobility? Watch now.
We work closely with the City of Detroit and community partners to improve economic opportunity and reduce poverty.
We work with community organizations and individuals in co-creating and seeking new solutions to prevent and alleviate poverty.
Our working papers and policy briefs include research from different paths of study, and focus on a number of core domains.
Our projects focus on data, evidence, and equitable partnerships to bring about positive change.