8 October 2021 Friday
- Estimate drywall replacement area and costs Demolition / gutting walls quote
- Write to OpenLaw the following message
- Groom the budget, moving actual costs above the line of reality, editing estimated costs. We currently are over by $2k, we’ll need to do some prioritization work or increase the budget after discussion with lenders or potential buyers.
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2021 21:21:56 -0500
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From: Paul Pham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Detroit Arcology, a DAO to govern a land trust
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Hi DAO friends,
My name is Paul, and I've been a fan of your work for awhile since my
friends at dOrg formed one of the first Vermont blockchain-based LLCs
and uploaded their contract to your site.
I was excited to read in a new article  that OpenLaw was pivoting
into a DAO incubator and was already working with other DAOs to be
first-class legal entities.
I'm an early investor, software engineer, and enthusiast for
cryptocoins, and my current project with my business partner Adrian is
Detroit Arcology .
We are renovating old houses to sell at below market rates to
disadvantaged communities of color, restricting their resale value and
democratically governing them through a future DAO.
We provide jobs for local contractors and plan to issue governance
tokens, validated by the satisfaction of our homebuyer members, which
would let us decide as a community which future properties to acquire
This would permanently move houses to a parallel market, one which we
can all help design to be more transparent and equitable, and set a
precedent for a safe, legally-compliant use of crypto that improves many
people's lives, beyond early adopters and speculators.
We're excited to use the potential of DAOs to solve a pressing human
problem in an iconic America city that is a symbol and embodiment of
There are many questions left to answer, communities to engage, and
designs to explore.
Would this be an interesting beginning of a conversation for y'all? If
so, we'd love to chat.
Paul and Adrian