Young people speak up about blight in their neighborhoods

by (LINC News Bureau)

Submitted 02-05-2013 under OPINION

We've all seen crumbling buildings and houses in our neighborhoods. We walk by these decaying relics every day. Abandoned homes and blight affect everything in our communities—it affects property values and investments but, even more than...

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Community Re-investment Vocab Primer

by (markrumsey)

Submitted 01-10-2010 under OPINION

 Grand Rapids has gained the attention of many urbanists, locally and nationally in the past decade based upon its successful community re-investment strategies. Grand Rapids has been doing many things right but people consistently get the...

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