Items Tagged with 'affordable housing'


Samaritas converting former Grand Rapids seminary into apartments

July 30, 2018
The nonprofit Samaritas is spending $14.9 million to convert the former St. Joseph Seminary in Grand Rapids’ Garfield Park neighborhood into a 55-unit apartment complex. Read More

Downtown affordable housing project takes next step

July 18, 2018
A new affordable housing development downtown is in the planning stages. Read More

Firm plans West Side project with restaurant and bar

May 31, 2018
A proposed mixed-use development on the city’s West Side is taking a step forward. Read More

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