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Property Acquisition and Demolition - 517/523 MLK

Communities First

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Restoring Community Vitality
  • Grant Amount $550,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2023–December 31, 2024
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

Communities First Inc. will purchase the properties at 517 and 523 Martin Luther King Avenue and hold them for future development opportunities. One of the properties is abandoned and in danger of becoming blighted and the other is expected to become vacant in the near future. This purchase will lead to neighborhood redevelopment and restabilization.