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Property Acquisition and Demolition

Communities First

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Restoring Community Vitality
  • Grant Amount $200,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2017–September 30, 2018
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

This grant to Communities First, Inc., will support the removal of the structure at 1015 N. Saginaw Street that is blighted and a community nuisance. The building operates as a convenience store and is located directly across from Doyle-Ryder Elementary School. This acquisition and demolition will substantially contribute to the redevelopment of Flint into a healthy and vibrant community.