November 9, 2023
A new map and analysis created by U-M’s Poverty Solutions and Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network show demographic information with a connection to opioid use disorder.
August 25, 2023
As Detroit children prepare to return to school, widespread and chronic housing instability among city residents poses a threat to students’ ability to perform well academically.
July 31, 2023
The Center for Local, State and Urban Policy, and Poverty Solutions will look at the perspective of Michigan’s local officials on factors related to racial justice and other public safety policies.
March 15, 2023
From informing how the U.S. Census estimates populations to reimagining land contracts as a path to homeownership, Poverty Solutions tackled the structures of poverty through action-based research in 2022.
February 13, 2023
Flint-area leaders and public health researchers, including a UM-Flint faculty member, students and U-M’s Poverty Solutions, are sharing their process for responding to racism as a public health crisis.
November 29, 2022
Access to quality housing is essential to our well-being and the gateway to resources. Unfortunately, this basic necessity remains out of reach for far too many families.
March 29, 2022
U.S. households were in a better financial position, on average, at the end of last year than in 2019, despite widespread joblessness and economic uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 21, 2022
Poverty Solutions faculty and staff reflected in the form of a five-year impact report on the partnerships with policymakers, service providers, nonprofits and community groups at the local, state and national levels.
December 8, 2021
Michigan’s auto insurance reform law has contributed to an 18 percent drop in average premium costs from 2019-20, but Michigan still has the most expensive auto insurance in the United States, according to a new analysis by Poverty Solutions.
November 8, 2021
Charles Williams II, pastor of Detroit’s Historic King Solomon Baptist Church, civil rights activist and Poverty Solutions research associate, mobilizes people to make sure the city’s most vulnerable are cared for.