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Featured articles where the Outlier Media model has helped residents surface areas where information and accountability gaps exist.

Curbed Detroit Detroit to make changes to its rental registry ordinance due to limited compliance (November 8, 2019)

Detour Detroit: When you get a $3,700 water bill… for a house with no pipes (September 5, 2019)

WDET: Here’s How Detroit Will Count Every Resident for the 2020 Census (August 14, 2019)

Curbed Detroit: How a mismanaged property tax break creates winners and losers in Detroit (August 8, 2019)

New York Times: Front-Porch News, Delivered by Text Message (August 1, 2019)

Bridge Magazine: The University of Michigan invested big in Detroit. Now come the evictions. (July 12, 2019)

Detour Detroit: You’ve got tax auction questions. We’ve got answers. (May 4, 2019)

WDET: Foreclosure limbo especially tough on renters (April 9, 2019)

Detour Detroit: How to turn your readers into watchdogs (Feb 26, 2019)

Bridge Magazine: Baby its cold outside, and new rules make it harder to get help in Michigan (December 13, 2018)

Spotlight on Poverty & Opportunity: Only a Few Cities are Taking Steps to Avoid a Flint-like Water Disaster (December 12, 2018)

Detroit News: Brightmoor residents try to “evict” management staff (December 1, 2018)

Detroit News: Alleged rent-shaming riles Brightmoor residents (November 5, 2018)

Bridge Magazine: Detroit Land Bank Authority owns close to 30,000 homes in Detroit-why is it so hard for residents to buy them? (August 21, 2018)

Michigan Radio: Detroit residents say they are using less water but water bills continue to rise (August 13, 2018)

Bridge Magazine: Rising Rents. Falling wages. Detroit’s poor face housing crisis (August 21, 2018).

NiemanLab: By mass-texting local residents, Outlier Media connects low-income news consumers to useful, personalized data (March 1, 2018)

The Detroit News: Detroit Council tightens rules for landlords (October 31, 2017)

Bridge Magazine: Owe taxes? That’s OK. Wayne County will still sell you foreclosed homes. (October 12, 2017)

Bridge Magazine: Foreclosed for the cost of an iphone. That’s life in Wayne County (May 17, 2018)

The Detroit News: One woman’s tale of two Detroits (June 7, 2017)