Southwest Solutions Southwest Housing Solutions began in 1979 and is a leader in the planning, development and management of affordable housing and commercial property in southwest Detroit. Our mission is to revitalize our community through collaborative, innovative and high-quality projects, and by promoting homeownership. We provide housing to low and moderate-income residents, including persons with mental illness and the homeless. We stimulate commercial and cultural development through mixed-use projects. We also develop and implement Neighborhood Preservation initiatives.