Target Area Impact of Partners – North End / Central Woodward

142 homes in North End/Central Woodward have been assessed for housing and safety issues by partner group CLEARCorps Detroit; 137 homes have received intervention services making those homes safer and healthier.

317 repairs made to homes in the North End/Central Woodward by CLEARCorps Detroit and partners. The seven repair categories are Pest Management, Electrical Safety, Asbestos Safety, Furnace and Boiler Repair, Weatherization, Porch and Chairs Safety, and Moisture, Mold, Roofs, Gutters and Tub Repairs.

119 referrals have been made to GHHI Detriot-Wayne County partner organizations for services, including: Asthma Homes Visits, Grant Applications for Exterior Home Repairs, Energy Visits, Lead Abatement, Home Repairs and Weatherization, and Lead Training.

34 outreach and education events have connected nearly 900 people with information about reducing home health risks and accessing employment opportunities in green and healthy industries.

City-Wide Impact of Partners

251 homes have been boarded up and 444 lots have been cleaned up by the Wayne State University AmeriCorps Urban Safety Program in partnership with several local organizations since 2011.

270 people enrolled in green jobs training through Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice with 203 people completing the training since December 2011.  215 people received employment and of those, 110 were new placements, 102 were returned hires and 72 were employed in Green and Healthy Homes related fields.

1,373 residents received free home energy visits by Detroit Youth Energy Squad in the last 4 quarters.

1,200 homes received an energy audit and air sealing by EcoWorks as a contractor for the Better Buildings for Michigan program with 94% of participants interviewed indicating that the contractor gave suggestions for ways to improve their energy efficiency and reduce their energy costs.

4,251 homes has received Healthy Homes related services through the City of Detroit Planning And Development Department’s City Wide Lead, ChildHelp, Minor Home Repair, Senior Emergency Home Repair and Neighborhood Strategic Area program since 2002.

10,769 visits have been made for lead poisoned children by the Institute for Population Health (formerly the City of Detroit Department of Health & Wellness Promotion) since the mid-1990s.

Tri-County Impact of Partners

279 properties have been remediated and 59 landlords have been charged in association with WCPO’s enforcement efforts since 2006. 15 cases are currently undergoing enforcement by the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office (WCPO) under the Landlord Penalty Law (10 in the City of Detroit).

2,048 units statewide and 296 units in the City of Detroit have participated in the Lead Safe Homes Program through the Michigan Department of Community Health since 1997.