Displaying items by tag: Michigan State Housing Development Authority

GRAND RAPIDS — Local developers are working to increase access to affordable housing for seniors who want to remain in their neighborhoods. 

Four proposed affordable housing projects in West Michigan have been awarded federal tax credits.

Saturday, 07 December 2019 09:07

Growth Report: December 7, 2019

Here is the growth report for December 7, 2019.

Published in Economic Development

GRAND RAPIDS — An Inner City Christian Federation-led project to renovate a former Grand Rapids neighborhood school into affordable housing has received a funding boost from the state.

GRAND RAPIDS — Legal Aid of Western Michigan is asking a state agency to investigate alleged fair housing violations that negatively affect minorities and people with disabilities at properties owned by Midland-based Live Downtown Grand Rapids LLC. 

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority announced this week that two West Michigan projects secured funding via the Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) program.

GRAND RAPIDS — Developers relied on low-income tax credits to add nearly 2,000 units of affordable housing in the city over the last five years. While the credits provide key gap financing to affordable housing developers, officials who administer the funding say the program is consistently “oversubscribed,” leading to delays for new projects.

GRAND RAPIDS — Nine proposed affordable housing projects in West Michigan have been awarded tax credits.

GRAND RAPIDS — A proposed housing development is seeking approvals from the city and state before moving forward in the Belknap Lookout neighborhood.

KALAMAZOO — The federally-mandated deinstitutionalization of developmentally disabled individuals in the 1970s led to the creation of group homes throughout the United States and launched nonprofits such as Residential Opportunities Inc. to manage them.

Published in Nonprofits
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