(CBS Detroit) — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan delivered his ninth State of the City Address Wednesday night at General Motor’s Factory Zero Plant.

Duggan began his speech by announcing Detroit’s milestone to endemic stages two years after COVID-19 surfaced.

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Duggan also outlined plans to revamp 12 dilapidated structures, including the Michigan Central Station and Packard Plant in a “blight to beauty” plan.

Proposal N was also a strong talking point as the mayor outlined its progress, in which 11,000 homes were saved and 23,000 vacant homes were demolished.

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Duggan announced the Detroit Promise Program, which guarantees free college tuition for homebuyers who enroll their high school students in Detroit schools.

The mayor says he’s also working with Council President Mary Sheffield to help renters facing evictions when funds from the COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) program expire.

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