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Community development

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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JCA: Neighborhood Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: UR002348
Abstract The Neighborhood Project was established by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit in 1986. Its purpose was to retain a Jewish presence in the communities of Oak Park and Southfield, which were threatened by the construction of Interstate 696 and by demographic shifts. Interest-free loans were granted, and a revolving fund was established to assist in home purchases and, later, to provide home improvement loans. The project was completed in 2003 when it was deemed that the neighborhoods...
Dates: 1980 - 2003