If Michigan is going to be a comeback state, we need to find a way to create communities people want to live in. One of CEDAM’s policy goals is to fund the Michigan Housing and Community Development Fund. We traveled the state to visit completed and in-progress projects made possible by the fund to see… Read more »
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Last month during a MIplace Placemaking Curriculum training, one of the attendees asked, “Does placemaking lead to gentrification?” We put this question to some of the MIplace partners and they came back with two very good articles published last month. We added the first article for a little background on gentrification if you are not… Read more »
In 2011, a paper stick figure named Scooter revitalized an abandoned school in his neighborhood with Low Income Housing Tax Credits. Today that video is one of CEDAM’s most popular because it is an easy way for members to show new staff, interns, AmeriCorps members and others what LIHTC is and how it works. We… Read more »
What happens when a family suddenly needs a new place to live? Last month we had a chance to visit and collect success stories from some of our members and other organizations that provide emergency shelter and housing in Michigan. Introduction by Anne Grantner, Executive Director at Shelter of Flint[watch now] This episode begins at the… Read more »
Earlier this month, three conferences took place across Michigan relating to different areas of the industry, and CEDAM staff is eager to share their experiences.
The Bright Side Features Libraries Engaged in Placemaking & CED
“I love Detroit, I know a ton of people who love Detroit. … Have you ever loved? You mean to tell me that everything you’ve loved was just cut and clear? There was never any condition or obstacle? But when it’s love, you know it’s real. And love conquers all, even the stigma of Chapter… Read more »
A description of the Supportive Housing and PHA (Housing Commission) Toolkit
The latest BrightSide episode features a number of CEDAM members and their housing developments and resources.
An archive of recorded 30 minute trainings and other training resources.