Housing Pipeline: October 2023
We’re excited to share the latest real estate & development news from ICCF Community Homes as we pursue equitable opportunity, affordable homes, and thriving neighborhoods.
The Seymour will create 27 condo units in the Alger Heights neighborhood at the site of the former Seymour Christian School. We are grateful to have secured over $3 million in grants to help move this redevelopment forward and have an additional $5 million in grant requests under review. In August, The Seymour location was chosen for a special announcement about the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Program with Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist, Senator Winnie Brinks, MSHDA Executive Director Amy Honey, and more area leaders.
SINGLE-FAMILY AFFORDABLE HOMES
We recently celebrated the sale of the 18th home through the Community Homes Land Trust. We anticipate adding 6 newly constructed single-family homes to the Land Trust this fall.
We are exploring opportunities for affordable housing at 1309 Madison SE. We recently hosted an open house to engage neighbors and area stakeholders in the ideation process. Our goal is to ensure the plans are meaningful, practical, and beautiful to the community. We are excited about bringing more affordable housing to this neighborhood.
ICCF Community Homes
ICCF Community Homes is the oldest non-profit affordable housing provider in the state of Michigan. Active in the Grand Rapids area since 1974, ICCF serves over 2,000 households a year through its programs and services. Program offerings include Family Haven emergency shelter, over 700 units of affordable rental housing, newly constructed homes for purchase, homeownership education and financial counseling.