Items Tagged with 'affordable housing'


Nonprofit hires executive director

April 27, 2018
A local nonprofit dealing with affordable housing has a new executive director. Read More

Nonprofit plans affordable housing at ex-school

April 26, 2018
A local nonprofit is planning to redevelop an old school into affordable housing and offices. Read More

Green affordable housing initiative wins grant

March 1, 2018
A local nonprofit focused on green housing has received a grant from a foundation for its affordable housing initiative. Read More

Grand Rapids approves affordable housing recommendations

January 31, 2018
The Grand Rapids City Commission has approved four policy recommendations aimed at improving housing affordability and choice in the city. Read More

Nonprofit closes on purchase of 177 properties for affordable housing

November 30, 2017
A Grand Rapids nonprofit has finalized its acquisition of 177 properties for affordable housing. Read More

Goals to measure effectiveness key in solving affordable housing issue

November 17, 2017
Two very different meetings were held a day apart last week to give community discussion to the increasingly obvious affordable housing issue in Grand Rapids. Read More

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