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Thursday, 22 September 2022 15:07

Housing experts lay out plan to encourage more infill housing across Michigan

Officials with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. and Michigan Municipal League have announced plans to speed up new housing projects across the state by focusing on solutions for infill development.

Thursday, 05 May 2022 19:52

Business owners, housing advocates call for $1.65B to meet affordable housing goals

A group of business owners and environmental and housing advocates are calling on the state to invest $1.65 billion in affordable, energy efficient homes as the Whitmer administration also pursues a statewide housing plan.

Tuesday, 15 March 2022 17:22

HUD announces $2.6B in continued, new funding for homeless housing programs

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced $2.6 billion in Continuum of Care funding for roughly 7,000 housing and service programs addressing homelessness across the country. 

Friday, 04 March 2022 17:05

Fair Housing Center of West Michigan awarded federal housing discrimination funds ‘in the nick of time’

GRAND RAPIDS — The Fair Housing Center of West Michigan is one of 11 agencies in the country receiving federal funding to support housing discrimination victims who have been increasingly affected during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Thursday, 17 June 2021 16:27

State Senate advances bills backed by business, housing coalition

The Michigan Senate passed a package of bills today that would allow municipalities to award a range of tax incentives to developers for affordable housing projects. 

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.

Wednesday, 07 April 2021 15:39

GVSU launches new downtown Grand Rapids housing for freshmen, transfer students

GRAND RAPIDS — Four new housing options located in downtown Grand Rapids will be available to first year and transfer Grand Valley State University students in the fall.