Items Tagged with 'Housing NOW!'


City approves more housing recommendations

Just one of committee’s 11 proposals remains on table for discussion.

April 5, 2019
Three previously contentious Housing Now! recommendations now are in the books. Read More

Housing changes rankle residents

Neighborhood associations cite lack of transparency before possible zoning changes made in interest of affordable housing.

August 24, 2018
Members of several Grand Rapids neighborhood associations are pressing the city for a more thorough community engagement process before possible zoning changes are made in the interest of affordable housing. Read More

Neighborhood coalition offers city commissioners important directives on affordable housing, inventory plans

August 24, 2018
Residents and members of varied Grand Rapids neighborhood associations took the initiative to spend several early spring and August days in meetings and study Housing Now! proposals the city commission has been eager to adopt, proposals the elected city officials think would address affordable housing availability. Read More

City mulls changes to housing strategy

Neighborhood groups encourage city to further examine affordable housing plans.

March 30, 2018
Public reaction to the city’s Housing NOW! strategy is mixed, with many saying little attention is being paid to neighborhood concerns. Read More