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GRAND RAPIDS — The three new members elected to the Grand Rapids City Commission on Nov. 8 each plan to make housing and public safety key priorities.
Here is the MiBiz growth report for January 3, 2021.
The Grand Rapids City Commission will meet next week to consider two potential November ballot proposals based on recommendations to improve citywide elections. The proposals would move city elections to even-numbered years and require general elections regardless of the amount of votes gained during a primary.
GRAND RAPIDS — Within three days of opening applications, 500 people applied to live in the new Garfield Park Lofts’ 36 units of affordable housing.
GRAND RAPIDS — As Michigan’s second-largest city continues to grow and developers scoop up the remaining developable vacant land, it’s likely that some Grand Rapids residents who rent homes in desirable neighborhoods could face being displaced.
GRAND RAPIDS — To help curb fears of gentrification, a local nonprofit and an Ohio-based developer have partnered on an affordable housing development on the city’s southeast side. Ohio-based MVAH Development LLC, a development, construction and property management firm, is working with LINC UP on the proposed Eastern Lofts at 623 Eastern Ave. SE. The two hope to secure Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) in the April funding round.
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Grand Rapids city commissioners laid out early plans today to begin to “push the needle” on increasing affordable housing in the city.
Food trucks would be free to operate at city parks and other public areas under a new ordinance that’s expected to introduced at the Grand Rapids City Commission meeting next week.
If the first phase of a proposed mixed-use, movie theater-anchored development project goes through as planned, it could generate a projected $369 million in economic benefits in the first 10 years.