News

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

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)