Programs and Services

CRIO’s roles include monitoring large construction project compliance, maintaining a construction workforce pipeline, certifying and promoting Detroit businesses, and mediating civil rights complaints.

  • Executive Order 2016-1 Compliance Monitoring: Executive Order 2016-1 requires 51% of the workforce on qualified publicly-funded construction projects be bona-fide Detroit residents.
  • Community Benefits Ordinance Compliance Monitoring
  • Tax Abatement Compliance Monitoring
  • Other Project Monitoring
  • Pipeline for Detroiters Looking for Construction Employment
  • Pipeline for Construction Employers Looking for Employees
  • Skilled Trades Employment Program: The STEP program is an agreement between the local unions and the City of Detroit. Under the agreement, incentives are provided to local unions to recruit and retain qualified Detroiters within all sectors of the construction workforce.
  • Detroit Business Opportunity Program: It is the goal if the Detroit Business Opportunity Program (DBOP), to increase & promote growth for Detroit’s business community through visibility, capacity building, & network expansion while assisting Detroit Businesses to be the driving force in Detroit’s economy.
  • Language Access Program: The Language Access Program developed from the Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan and was created to be in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The page provides an overview of Title VI and the LEP Plan.
  • File a Civil Rights Complaint: Fill out this form to file if you believe you have been discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religious belief, national origin, age, marital status, disability, residence, public benefit status, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity within in the City of Detroit in the last year.
  • Request ADA Accommodation: Fill out this form if you are a City of Detroit resident or visitor seeking a reasonable Americans with Disabilities Act accommodation.