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Items Tagged with 'Kent County'
Now there just isn’t enough inventory to meet buyer demand.
The long, deep recession that flattened the residential real estate and home construction industries has finally ended, with an early indication that home prices in Kent County rose an average of 7.25 percent in 2014. Read More
The $708,653 will enable Plainfield Township to buy and remove flood-prone homes.
Kent County has had a hazard mitigation plan in effect for years, which is why it qualifies for a $708,653 FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant to be used by Plainfield Township to acquire and remove 15 flood-prone houses along the Grand River. Read More
The agreement would save money.
Kent County is proposing to join with the cities of Grand Rapids and Wyoming to consolidate some aspects of their annual planning for Housing and Community Development projects funded by the federal Housing and Urban Development administration. Read More
There is also talk at John Ball Zoo about a possible future millage to fund it.
The Kent County Board of Commissioners will review the John Ball Zoo’s new master plan this week, which has to be updated every 10 years and approved by the county, under the terms of the county’s lease contract with the nonprofit corporation that now runs the zoo. Read More