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Thursday, 10 November 2022 19:29

State House lawmakers pass housing bill package backed by biz, construction groups

LANSING — The Michigan House of Representatives passed four bills today aimed at creating more workforce housing projects across the state and addressing bottlenecks in housing development.

Sunday, 31 July 2022 18:00

‘BEHIND THE BUBBLE’: Housing underproduction in Michigan worsens

Arecently published study from Up for Growth, a national housing advocacy and research group, found housing underproduction in Michigan has reached 87,491 homes — a 311-percent increase since 2012. 

Sunday, 03 July 2022 18:29

MiBiz Growth Report: July 5, 2022

Here is the MiBiz Growth report for July 5, 2022:

Published in Economic Development

Monday, 20 June 2022 12:25

Housing North expands programming in Manistee County with $250K commitment

Eight organizations in Manistee County will contribute $250,000 over the next three years to help expand nonprofit Housing North’s programming in the area.

Sunday, 05 June 2022 18:08

Workforce housing a growing need for employers entering tourism season

More Michigan businesses are offering their employees housing solutions to prepare for peak tourism season this summer as hospitality and seasonal workers continue to be priced out of living near their employer. 

Sunday, 22 May 2022 18:08

Fuel, housing costs underscore public transportation access at affordable housing

Historically high housing and fuel prices have made access to public transportation an increasingly important piece to developing much-needed affordable housing. 

Sunday, 29 August 2021 17:55

Advocates await possible ‘once in a lifetime’ housing infrastructure investment

GRAND RAPIDS — Housing advocates are hopeful for a multi-million dollar infusion from Michigan’s share of federal stimulus money that would go toward a range of housing developments. 

Sunday, 06 June 2021 16:30

State seeks to expand access to key housing tax credit, but funding remains scarce

Proposed changes to the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program administered by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority seek to increase access to the funding tool to communities beyond downtowns and city centers.

Sunday, 06 June 2021 16:10

Short-term rental bills draw concern from local officials, housing advocates

Local officials and affordable housing advocates in Michigan have been vocally opposed to legislation that would make short-term rentals a permitted use in all residential zones.

Wednesday, 26 May 2021 12:56

Housing advocates oppose legislation that strips local authority over short-term rentals

Municipalities could lose a significant amount of their authority to regulate short-term rental properties under legislation that was approved Tuesday by a state House committee.

Sunday, 25 October 2020 18:20

West Michigan cities weigh policy changes to bolster affordable housing

West Michigan cities are examining new policies to expand affordable housing and create a supportive environment for developers as studies show an ongoing need for more units.