The GRHC has received 2018 Awards of Merit from the National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) for our ongoing collaboration with the Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Kirkhof College of Nursing and for our Creston Plaza Apartments redevelopment project. NAHRO is a housing and community development advocacy organization that supports affordable housing nationwide.
The GRHC received an Award of Merit for “Program Innovation: Resident and Client Services” for an ongoing partnership we have forged with the GVSU Kirkhof College of Nursing. This collaboration has provided more than 14,000 hours of nursing care to GRHC residents, focusing on developments that serve senior citizens and disabled adults. Nursing activities are overseen by GVSU educators and are coordinated with GRHC social work professionals.
The collaborative effort features community-oriented health interventions based on assessments conducted by senior-level nursing students in association with a GRHC Resident Services Specialist. Students have identified high-frequency health and social problems related to…
Programs and services are tailored to each development and include:
Consistent, targeted support reinforces the efforts of the GRHC Resident Services team and helps vulnerable households maintain their independence and quality of life.
The Grand Rapids Housing Commission will accept new applicants to our Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program from 12 a.m. November 5 through 11:59 p.m. November 19.