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With news that Detroit is set to go on an unprecedented foreclosing spree, CityLab takes a look at how that might kick one-fifth of the city's population out of their homes. Moreover, there's a growing concern that the government's lackluster effort in helping at-risk residents get back on track signals a bigger ploy to "rid the city of large chunks of its poorer residents," a process one civil rights professor says should be viewed alongside the "legacy of specifically racialized housing policies." The full story, this way. [CityLab; previously]