Earlier this year, the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) announced a new Neighborhood Enhancement grant program targeted at beautification and public space improvements. After the response to the first round, MSHDA has already announced round two of the grants are … Continue reading
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During the past year or so, one theme has become increasingly prevalent as I travel the state and talk to leaders from communities of all shapes and sizes: Michigan’s current housing supply is not keeping up with modern needs. That’s … Continue reading
On October 11, Lansing is hosting its third annual Creative Placemaking Summit. I’m honored to be one of the presenters and will be sharing the stage with two of my favorite creative placemakers, Rebekah Kik and Danielle Lewinski. Our assignment … Continue reading
By Shanna Draheim, Director, Policy Development As someone who has spent my career in public policy, and who must routinely explain what I do for a living, even to my family, I often envy the doctors and teachers of the … Continue reading