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Kym Spring is Paying Her Rent

Kym Spring is Paying Her Rent

Kym Spring of the Kent County Renter's Alliance believes that equitable, affordable housing is a basic need, and one that is vital if a city is to have strong neighborhoods and an appeal to new talent. Here's how Spring "pays her rent."

Community Revitalization Group Eyes Blighted Properties for Demolition

Community Revitalization Group Eyes Blighted Properties for Demolition

Plans for new development may clear out buildings in Grand Rapids West, and a few in Grand Rapids South. More than 40 Grand Rapids buildings are on the potential list to be demolished, including some well known places.

Free Legal Advice For Kent County Renters

Free Legal Advice For Kent County Renters

If you're renting a house or an apartment and have an issue with your landlord, what happens if you can't afford to move or hire an attorney?

While most landlords respect their tenants' privacy and maintain the homes they own, unfortunately not all do. And when there is little money to move or pay for legal advice, sometimes renters feel stuck and are unsure what to do.