Sarah Carlson

Housing & Neighborhood Stabilization Manager

Individual Member

Member Since: 2023

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Professional Bio

Sarah Carlson is the Housing and Neighborhood Stabilization Manager at the Detroit Land Bank Authority (DLBA), where she’s worked since 2014. Her work centers around reducing structural blight, and she has been integral in analyzing, preparing, and selling nearly 13,000 vacant and blighted structures for buyers to renovate and occupy. With dual master’s degrees in Urban and Regional Planning and Social Work from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, her career focuses on working towards the goal of everyone, regardless of socioeconomic status, living in a stable, safe, opportunity-rich community. Sarah lives in Detroit with her wife and daughter, and in her free time she’s traveling down and photographing every single street in the city and documenting it on Instagram (@DetroitBlockCity)
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Individual - Member Level

Regular: $125