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GRAND RAPIDS — Local housing nonprofits are beginning to vet dozens of vacant properties made available through the state’s Land Bank Authority in an effort to fill the city’s need for affordable housing.

GRAND RAPIDS — Nonprofit housing organizations will now have the ability to purchase and redevelop up to 60 different foreclosed properties for affordable housing projects.

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After serving as executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Kent County for seven years, BriAnne McKee will work her last day on June 20 and move with her family to Boise, Idaho. 

Private developers say that working with numerous partners on a real estate project can often lead to complications. 

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WEST MICHIGAN — 2016 has featured a flurry of commercial real estate news, in a year that’s been defined by dwindling vacancies for developers and rising costs for end users. 

As one of the youngest sectors around, nonprofits are still learning how to balance competition and collaboration on all fronts.

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GRAND RAPIDS — With development transforming the west side of Grand Rapids, organizations across the city are working together to combat the displacement of existing residents and protect affordable housing. 

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