The survey found that 75% of unemployed Detroiters expect to return to work in the next month. This is in line with DMACS findings from November 2021 when a similar proportion of unemployed Detroiters expected to quickly return to work.
November 3, 2022
Detroiters say quality K-12 schools is top policy priority for November elections
Compared to Detroiters who say they will definitely vote, uncertain and unlikely voters list fewer policy issues as high priorities. Definite voters are far more likely to consider the environment; abortion; LGBTQ+ rights; and racial inequality as high priorities for elected officials.
April 6, 2022
Most Detroiters vaccinated in second half of 2021 were previously unsure about COVID-19 vaccines
The survey results suggest vaccination efforts have overcome some early wariness among communities of color, narrowing the vaccination race gap.
October 21, 2021
Nearly 38,000 households in Detroit estimated to be living in inadequate housing
While the city of Detroit recently announced a home repair program—Renew Detroit—that will distribute $30 million in American Rescue Plan funds as home repair grants to seniors with low incomes and homeowners with disabilities, gaps in home repair resources remain.
March 30, 2021
More Detroiters ‘very likely’ to get COVID-19 vaccine than 4 months ago, U-M survey finds
The greatest discrepancy between those willing and unwilling to vaccinate is related to how they view science on the effectiveness of the vaccine and the advice of doctors. While 94% of people likely to vaccinate say scientific findings on vaccine effectiveness are important to their decision, just 62% of those unlikely to vaccinate say it is important.