Real Estate Round Up 6/7/16

Team Obama is Setting Us Up for Another Housing Collapse
Post Editorial Board, nypost.com

The Federal Housing Administration and government-sponsored “independent” lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been demanding lower credit standards — just as the feds did starting under President Bill Clinton, in pursuit of the same “affordable housing” goal.

Developer wants to bring excitement back to his old West Side neighborhood
Jim Harger, MLive.com

The West Side has always had a "grittiness" to it that VanGessel sees as an attribute, not a hindrance to persons who are looking to live, work and be entertained on the edge of the downtown area.

Grand Rapids ranks among top-20 cities for a summer job
Jesse O’Brien, grbj.com

Grand Rapids ranks No. 14 in the 2016 ranking of the “Best Cities for Summer Jobs” by the consumer finance websiteWalletHub.