On April 22, 2015, our City Commissioners Ruth Kelly, Senita Lenear, and Elias Lumpkins, Jr. led more than 200 people in a community conversation called The Great Housing Strategies. This event discussed the future of Grand Rapids housing.
The Great Housing Strategies reviewed best practices, tools, and strategies for Grand Rapids. Over 90 participants volunteered to serve on workgroups. These workgroups developed policy and program recommendations.
Around 100 people met to launch the Great Housing Strategies workgroups on June 12, 2015. Attendees selected the workgroup(s) in which they would take part. Workgroups topics include: