- Program Flint Area
- Program Area Restoring Community Vitality
- Grant Amount $1,750,000
- Grant Period August 1, 2006–July 31, 2021
- Location Flint, MI, United States
- Geographic Focus Flint
About this grant
This grant will support the development and operations of student housing on the University of Michigan-Flint campus. The University of Michigan will develop, finance and construct the 309-bed, $21 million facitity — which will be the first student housing development for the University of Michigan-Flint.Currently, 6,400 students are enrolled in the university, with 99 percent of the students traveling to campus by car each day. The university intends to continue its tradition of service to commuter and nontraditional students while simultaneously increasing the student body through the introduction of the new residential component. The on-campus student housing will be open for the fall 2008 semester.