In the 600 block of 10th street, the Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation is holding a groundbreaking at the future site of three new construction homes in the old Chicago neighborhood.
GROWTH has previously built 5 new homes.
The new homes are part of an affordable housing effort to help develop this part of the city.
"It's creating jobs. Whether it's the architect, it's the engineer, the insurance agent, through the building permit, fees that are being provided whether it's the carpenter, the HVAC, the roofer, all of these areas you're looking at additional investments that is providing good wages," says Brian Hollenback, President, Renaissance RI.
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