Affordable Housing Project Opens in Grand Haven, Michigan

After a year of renovations, Love in Action’s latest affordable housing complex opened today, August 15, in Grand Haven, Michigan, according to an article by Krystle Wagner in the Grand Haven Tribune.

Chemical BankProvidence Place Apartments, 1618 S. Despelder St. in Grand Haven, provides eight affordable housing units with four on the main level set aside specifically for residents with physical disabilities. The project, completed with an Affordable Housing Program grant of $500,000 from FHLBI member, Chemical Bank, rehabilitated an existing 50+ year old apartment building.The bank also contributed an additional $10,000 toward property improvements.

In addition to renovations, Love in Action built a corridor to connect the apartments to a garage, which will be available for main-floor residents. To qualify for Providence Place, residents must make at or below 50 percent of the area median income.