Ishpeming Receives Blight Elimination Grant

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Ishpeming is receiving one of more than $11.7 million in blight elimination grants awarded to 10 cities and counties across Michigan.

The city, in partnership with the Marquette County Land Bank Authority, is receiving a $250,000 grant for alleviating blight to improve neighborhoods.

Local officials say this will increase property values within the neighborhoods and encourage home ownership.

The funds are coming from Michigan Homeowner Assistance Nonprofit Housing Corporation and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.