Items Tagged with 'Ruth Kelly'


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

City extends agreement with JLL

Grand Rapids contracted Chicago-based real estate firm to evaluate city-owned property on Market Avenue.

May 25, 2018
A new amendment to the city of Grand Rapids’ agreement with Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) Inc. will allow the city to retain the firm until 2019. Read More

Street Talk: The great housing strategy

Cancer killer.

October 16, 2015
While Grand Rapids receives recognition as a great place to live, work and play, the demand for housing and affordable solutions has become an important topic of conversation. Read More

City looks to improve diversity on boards

Based on population figures, Grand Rapids’ mix is about 20 percent low.

August 21, 2015
Diversity on city of Grand Rapids boards and commissions is 20 percent below where it needs to be to reflect the local population, according to Ruth Kelly, Second Ward city commissioner. Read More

GR housing rates create inequality gap

City and developers are addressing the affordability problem.

May 1, 2015
The national foreclosure crisis is winding down, but some cities like Grand Rapids are still feeling the devastating effects. Read More