The Rapidian

Place Matters.

Dwelling Place
6 days 4 hours ago
While this year marks the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act of 1968, there is still a long ways to go before housing is truly fair. Until we address the history of redlining and its effects on our neighborhoods, homelessness as a situation and not an identity, the local impact of federal funding, youth in crisis, and how we can best educate ourselves to support our neighbors, Grand Rapids won't adequately address the housing crisis and segregation. Here are seven things you can do to help impact the housing crisis in Grand Rapids 1. Learn about the ways in which people are displaced and become “homeless” There is no... More
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