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LCD Accomplishments

  • Built 70 single-family homes, and renovated 28 existing homes for first-time homebuyers.
  • Repaired or restored more than 180 owner-occupied homes in Unity Park.
  • Designated a HUD-certified housing counseling agency and MSHDA certified home links agency.
  • Secured approval and financing for $7.7 million Beacon Housing Project that includes renovation of a vacant apartment complex at 101 Mechanic Street and the construction of 12 two-story town houses at 449 Whittemore Street.
  • Partnered with Building Industries of SE Michigan and financial institutions to create “Neighborhood Homes Showcase” for Unity Park.
  • Initiated and completed comprehensive Neighborhood Assessment and Community Design Plan process resulting in a projected potential of 102 million dollars in residential development in Unity Park.
  • Created a unique partnership with Oakland Schools to build homes in Unity Park. Oakland Schools supplies the labor through students and has helped fund the project. The first home was completed in June 2003. Four additional homes were completed as of June 2005 and two more homes were built in 2006.
  • Implemented Individual Development Account (IDA) Savings Program for individuals looking to purchase homes, continue their education or start a business.
  • Coordinated preparation of tax returns for more than 400 eligible clients to receive $340,000 from the federal Earned Income Tax Credit Program.




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