Items Tagged with 'affordable housing'


Talent, housing hinder economic growth

September 29, 2017
Adding to the issues related to talent attraction is a lack of affordable housing. Read More

Ottawa County has upper hand on solving affordable housing issue

September 1, 2017
Affordable housing is a major issue across the country; it is no surprise that initiatives to address associated problems have been a part of community conversations from coast to coast, with an interesting range of policies and politics to alleviate the growing number of people affected. Read More

Mayor Bliss urges community unity

Affordable housing, racial equity among topics discussed during ‘state of the city’ update.

August 25, 2017
Affordable housing, racial equity and improving police and community relations are at the top of the agenda for Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss. Read More

The rent is too damn high

August 31, 2016
Activist Jimmy McMillan founded a political party in New York in 2005. The key premise of his party’s platform was made clear when he named the organization the Rent is Too Damn High Party. Read More

Affordable housing firm buying downtown site

August 5, 2016
A downtown site previously slated for a new office development is being bought by an affordable housing firm. Read More

Firm renovates affordable housing building

August 1, 2016
A firm is getting some help from the state to renovate an affordable housing building for seniors and people with disabilities. Read More

Nonprofit plans West Side affordable housing project

July 6, 2016
A collection of homes and commercial buildings on the West Side could be transformed into multi-family affordable housing. Read More

Developer plans $12M residential complex on riverfront

January 19, 2016
A new residential development on the Grand Rapids riverfront is in the works. Read More

Partners buy affordable housing complex for $7.2M

November 24, 2014
An affordable housing complex in the region has two new out-of-state owners. Read More

Brookstone Capital plans $40M, 14-story apartment building downtown

July 10, 2013
Brookstone Capital has revealed that it plans to build a $40 million, 14 story residential and retail building at a key intersection in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More