Sonya Mays



1452 Randolph ST STE#300
Detroit, MI 48226-2284

About Develop Detroit

To promote the revitalization of Detroit through catalytic neighborhood development. Develop Detroit, in partnership with public, nonprofit and private entities, will create sustainable and dynamic communities that promote economic stability and enhance the quality of life for all community residents. Develop High Quality Housing-Plan, finance, develop, and operate high-quality affordable housing that strengthens the economic and housing stability of low-income people not effectively served by market forces.

Foster housing choices in neighborhoods that provide opportunities for a range of incomes.Create Neighborhood Density-Focus on housing projects that create neighborhood density and optimism and can serve as anchors for larger revitalization efforts.-Link housing investments to other place-making initiatives such as public safety, education, employment and healthy living.

Fostering Strong Community Connections-Collaborate with neighborhood groups, residents, public and private agencies, and philanthropic interests to build healthy, prosperous neighborhoods. Serve as a long-term stakeholder in the neighborhoods Develop Detroit helps to transform.

Community Programs

  • Other Community and Economic Development

Housing Development & Rehabilitation

  • Single-Family For-Sale Development
  • Multi-Family For-Sale Development
  • Multi-Family Rental Development
  • Commercial Development