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Stateside Podcast: Detroit renters are organizing

Detroit Tenants Association
April Baer
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Michigan Radio
Christian Bozeman, Lewis Bass, and Steven Rimmer (from left to right) of the Detroit Tenants Association

Many Detroit tenants are tired of battling the city's landlords over defective facilities and the rising costs of rent. Recognizing they were facing the same problems, one group of residents rallied to form the Detroit Tenants Association to hold their landlords accountable.

Share table Detroit Tenants Association
April Baer
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The share table is a mutual aid project with free food for anyone to take.

GUESTS:

  • Steven Rimmer, resident of Virginia Park in Detroit and organizer of the Detroit Tenants Association
  • M. Lewis Bass, resident of Virginia Park in Detroit and organizer of the Detroit Tenants Association
  • Christian Bozeman, resident of Virginia Park in Detroit and organizer of the Detroit Tenants Association

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Rachel Ishikawa joined Michigan Radio in 2020 as a podcast producer. She produced Kids These Days, a limited-run series that launched in the Summer of 2020.