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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

Seymour Christian School Reimagined

ICCF Community Homes is currently in the planning stages for a redevelopment of the former Seymour Christian School at 2550 Eastern Ave SE in the Alger Heights neighborhood. The proposal would convert the existing, vacant school building into 27 homes in a condominium association. All units would be two stories, contain two or three bedrooms, […]

Read Post Apr 09, 2023

Annual Report 2021–22

Thanks for your interest in the ICCF Community Homes annual report from fiscal year 2022. This report reflects activities from June 1, 2021 – May 31, 2022. Contact us with any questions at [email protected].

Read Post Aug 14, 2022
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