Items Tagged with 'Kent County Land Bank Authority'
Proposal maintains essential city services and ensures financial stability.
The city of Grand Rapids is in the initial stages of implementing its budget for Fiscal Year 2020, and the spending plan outlines the key priorities in the city’s four-year strategic plan. Read More
Organization will increase focus on developing more affordable housing for 'missing middle' buyers.
The Kent County Land Bank Authority recently announced a rebranding effort as a precursor to the organization's heightened focus on developing more affordable housing, as well as delivering market-rate housing at prices affordable to the "missing middle" buyers. Read More
The agency now owns an old plating factory containing dangerous chemicals.
The Kent County Land Bank Authority owns an old plating factory in southeast Grand Rapids that it is sure it can sell — but only after the vats and drums full of toxic chemicals have been removed and the property cleaned. Read More
All 110 of the KCLBA’s marketable houses will probably be sold by year-end.
Kent County Land Bank Authority had a good year, in the view of its executive director, Dave Allen, and not just because the Michigan Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed against it by a group of disgruntled real estate agents and investors. Read More
For the second time in two years, a Kent County Circuit Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the sale of tax-foreclosed properties to the Kent County Land Bank Authority. Read More