Data reveals need for creative solutions as Eastown rent, home ownership costs rise

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 01-26-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Because of the collaboration between residents, the City of Grand Rapids and the Eastown Community Association (ECA), our community has become an attractive place to live. This attraction is demonstrated through our higher home...

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Just out of reach: Housing prices climb on Grand Rapids' Westside

by (Andrew Sisson)

Submitted 12-08-2015 under OPINION

Nestled in Grand Rapids' lower Westside neighborhood of John Ball Park lies a nearly 13-acre haven, a reprieve for people like myself who had not previously thought of living in the city, let alone falling in love with it and wanting to raise my...

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Affordable housing workshop to tackle development issues in Grand Rapids

by (Anonymous)

Submitted 11-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

In March 2015, the City hosted its first annual Strong Neighborhoods, Strong Cities Neighborhood Summit. Over 350 community leaders, organizers and citizens gathered to join in the conversation about how to strengthen Grand Rapids neighborhoods. At...

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