LANSING, Mich., Sept. 8, 2022 — The 2022-23 state budget included $100 million for the Community Revitalization and Placemaking Grants Program (RAP Program). This program provides grants to eligible real estate rehabilitation and place-based infrastructure projects, public space improvements, and local or regional partners coordinated subgrant programs. The Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) announced today which projects have been awarded funding, including one in Muskegon. In response to the announcement, state Rep. Terry Sabo (D-Muskegon) issued the following statement: 


“I’m thrilled to share the news that a $6 million grant has been awarded to diversify housing for multiple income levels in the Muskegon area. The funds provided through the RAP Program are going to make a tangible difference for our residents by making quality housing more attainable and affordable. Not only will the downtown revitalization add housing types at multiple affordability levels, it will also create enjoyable spaces for families and friends to gather.”