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Downtown Flint Housing Preliminary Studies

Shelter of Flint

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Restoring Community Vitality
  • Grant Amount $35,000
  • Grant Period September 1, 2002–January 31, 2003
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

The success of the Rosewood Development Project has encouraged the Shelter of Flint to pursue additional low-income housing projects in the city. Rosewood is a 200-acre, multifamily planned unit development consisting of 120 rental units with supportive services that help provide stable, affordable and quality housing for low-income area families, particularly for clientele of the Shelter.Funding will support activities that include conducting a market study; updating the first two phases of an environmental survey; contracting legal assistance to develop a limited partnership with the Uptown Reinvestment Corporation; fulfilling readiness to proceed requirements; and completing initial architectural design work.The Shelter, established in 1983, offers a comprehensive set of support programs and transition services that fulfill its mission of "helping homeless individuals and families work toward permanent stability."