1. 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.

  2. 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. 

  3. 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.