Grand River Community Development partnered with Red Cliff Housing Authority to rehabilitate reservation homes built in 1967. Each of the 38 homes were vacated for an extensive ground-to-roof renovation to add energy efficient insulation and windows, hardwired smoke and CO detectors, and new appliances to increase the quality of life for another 50 years. Native American-owned businesses and contractors comprised 85% of the construction workforce for this project.
“Raising the morale of a family raises the morale of the community” -Chris Boyd, Community Spokesperson.
SOKAOGON HOMES II | MOLE LAKE
This $5 million construction project created 20 single family homes on scattered lots in a tribal subdivision. The design of the homes reflects current design choices that fit in anywhere and consist of two, three and four bedroom homes for people and their families. Each home includes amenities such as a refrigerator, stove, vent hood and garage. The homes were financed with Low Income Housing Tax Credits, and the construction process took less than 12 months. Our construction team ensured the best safety devices, such as smoke alarms and CO detectors, and energy efficient insulation and windows.
SOKAOGON HOMES III | MOLE LAKE
This $1.35 million rehabilitation converted an empty motel into 24 efficiency apartments. The building also features a community space with management office and laundry facilities. Low Income Housing Tax Credits financed the 11-month construction project.