Block by Block

This series, Block by Block, is supported by FHLBank Indianapolis, IFF, and CEDAM, and follows emerging and diverse developers building affordable housing in Michigan.

Longform Chris Uhl

What’s next for housing in Kent and Ottawa counties


Longform Building Community Value education session.
Longform Eric Lupher.
Longform (L – R) Deidre Fields, community partner, James Gunter, community advocate, and Ashley Hines, executive director of Benton Harbor Community Development Corporation, in front of the African American History Gallery on Broadway Avenue in Benton Harbor.

Bold revitalization plan for Benton Harbor's Empire Corridor


Longform Yarrow Brown and a colleague
Longform CEDAM’s Emily Reyst with Boot Camp graduate Christine Holmes, Woodbridge Neighborhood Development director of policy and property development.
Longform Sherlynn James works hard to help her Black and brown clients overcome barriers to home ownership.

Dismantling racism means removing barriers to home ownership


Partner Content Kittie Tuinstra outside of the new Shelby Trails Apartments.
Feature Story Stephen Merriweather (left) and Sharnita Johnson . Photo by Nick hagen.