Defining the Need

COVID-19 has exacerbated the affordability gap by intensifying the state’s housing supply shortage and exponentially increasing the cost of home construction. Staff worked with partners to quantify countywide needs

Securing Targeted Investment

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation provided funding to the CCLBA to create a land re-use strategy to leverage Land Bank properties in the Washington Heights Neighborhood.

Environmental Highlights

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The cities of Battle Creek and Albion, along with the CCLBA formed a coalition to apply for its first Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields Assessment grant.

Tapping into ARPA

American Rescue Plan Act dollars were approved by the Calhoun County Board of Commissioners in two separate allocations to the CCLBA.