Dueweke a guest panelist on WDET’s 'Detroit Today'

Dueweke a guest panelist on WDET’s ‘Detroit Today’

Eric Dueweke, Lecturer in Urban and Regional Planning, was a guest on WDET’s “Detroit Today” radio program. Dueweke joined show co-hosts Laura Weber-Davis and Stephen Henderson for a panel discussion about the foreclosure issue in Detroit, and what comes next for banks and city residents. Dueweke spoke on matters of tax foreclosures, the controversial water shut-offs and tax assessments.

Other panelists joining Dueweke on the February 4, 2015 show included Loveland Technologies CEO Jerry Paffendorf, United Way for Southeast Michigan Senior Director of Engagement Rebecca Thompson and Wayne County Chief Deputy Treasurer David Szymanski. Visit the WDET Detroit Today website to hear the complete interview.

Image: A map of the 2015 Wayne County Tax Auction from Why Don’t We Own This: “This map shows the 62,000 Detroit properties eligible for tax foreclosure at the start of 2015, as well as the 18,563 “reverter” properties that were sold at tax foreclosure auctions since 2012 but are being taken back by the county because they are behind on taxes again (owners have until May to pay).”