WoodTV – Amid shortage, land bank builds affordable homes

By Evan Dean

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — It doesn’t take long for Dave Allen to illustrate the shortage of affordable housing in Grand Rapids.

The Kent County land bank executive director searched online for homes listed between $169,000 and $200,000 across Kent County.

“There’s 88 homes for sale in the entire county at that price point,” Allen explained to 24 Hour News 8 Monday. “(That’s) shockingly low.”

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