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Spring 2023 Blueprints

Read Post May 10, 2023

Emerald Flats Receives Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation

ICCF Community Homes’ rehabilitation of Eastern Elementary School into Emerald Flats Apartments has received one of the 2023 Governor’s Awards for Historic Preservation. ICCF—along with its partners Concept Design Studio Inc., Wolverine Building Group, Designsmiths Inc., and Oasis Community of West Michigan—accepted the award on Thursday, May 4 during National Historic Preservation Month. “We are […]

Read Post May 09, 2023

Past Injustice, New Possibilities

Racially restrictive deed covenants are a permanent stain on the record of many Grand Rapids properties, but ICCF is helping change the narrative for future generations. by Andrew Hakken, ICCF General Counsel Soon after the American Civil War ended in 1866, the United States of America ratified the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution. […]

Read Post May 01, 2023

Meeting the Need Requires Urgency and Endurance

The lack of affordable houses and apartments in our area has become a real ordeal for individuals and families of all income levels. But for those whose incomes are limited, finding something decent and affordable has become a problem of crisis proportions! Reasonably-priced suitable housing means so much more than a roof for the night, […]

Read Post Apr 20, 2023
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