Detroit Housing Plan Lures Few Police, Firefighters Back to City

More than a year after Mayor Dave Bing launched a campaign to lure police and firefighters back to the city by selling rehabbed homes on the cheap, the program has sold six houses. Skeptics say it's a questionable use of $5 million in federal grant money that could be spent elsewhere.
May 16, 2012
 

More than a year after Mayor Dave Bing launched a campaign to lure police and firefighters back to the city by selling rehabbed homes on the cheap, the program has sold six houses. Skeptics say it's a questionable use of $5 million in federal grant money that could be spent elsewhere.

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