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Public housing in Detroit

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Public housing in Detroit

The following is a list of the 13 housing projects of the Detroit Housing Commission in the city of Detroit, Michigan, United States.[1]

Tenement Address Contact
Brewster Homes 3526 St. Antione, 48201 (313) 833-6924
(313) 833-6926
Charles Terrace 5512 Buffalo Court, 48212 (313) 852-4297
Diggs Jr. Homes* 1331 East Canfield, 48207 (313) 833-3590
Harriet Tubman Houses 2450 W. Grand Blvd., 48208 (313) 224-2576
John W. Smith Homes 14313 Crescent Dr, 48223 (313) 578-8015
Parkside Village II & IV 5000 Conner Ave., 48215 (313) 822-1477
Sojourner Truth 4801 E. Nevada, 48234 (313) 852-5655
State Fair Houses 1231 W. State Fair, 48203 (313) 852-4276
(List of public housing not under the Detroit Housing Commission)
Tenement Address Contact
Freedom Place 1101 W. Warren, 48201 (313) 832-3060
Hamtramck Houses 12025 Dequindre St, 48212 (313) 868-7445
Martin Luther King Jr. Homes 595 Chene St, 48207 (313) 567-9150
Research Park 5500 Trumbull St, 48208 (313) 872-2313

Senior Housing

Tenement Address Contact
Riverbend Apts. 4386 Conner Ave., 48215 (313) 926-8702
Forest Park Apts.* 1331 East Canfield, 48207 (313) 833-3590
Sheridan Apartments I & II 7501 & 7601 E. Jefferson, 48214 (313) 852-5736
Warren West Apartments 4100 W. Warren, 48210 (313) 224-4292
Woodbridge Senior Village 3511 John C. Lodge, 48201 (313) 831-4906
Woodbridge Senior Enhanced 1300 Martin Luther King Dr., 48201 (313) 494-9000
  • Diggs Jr. Homes & Forest Park Apts. share the same phone number and address at 1331 East Canfield St.

Demolished buildings

Tenement Address Notes
Brewster-Douglass 2700 St. Antoine, 48201 *(Completely demolished, awaiting redevelopment)
Herman Gardens 17116 Joy Rd., 48228 *(Now home to Gardenview Estates.)
Jeffries Homes 3511 John C. Lodge, 48201 *(Now home to Woodbridge Senior Village.)
Jeffries East 3241 John C. Lodge, 48201 *(Now home to Cornerstone)


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External links

  • Detroit Housing Commission Homepage
  • City of Detroit Public Housing
  • | Detroit Public Housing List
  • | Parkside Homes Memories Website
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