Resource Details

Economic Development, Housing

Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants

The Choice Neighborhoods program leverages significant public and private dollars to support locally driven strategies that address struggling neighborhoods with distressed public or HUD-assisted housing through a comprehensive approach to neighborhood transformation. Local leaders, residents, and stakeholders, such as public housing authorities, cities, schools, police, business owners, nonprofits, and private developers, come together to create and implement a plan that revitalizes distressed HUD housing and addresses the challenges in the surrounding neighborhood. The program helps communities transform neighborhoods by revitalizing severely distressed public and/or assisted housing and catalyzing critical improvements in the neighborhood, including vacant property, housing, businesses, services and schools.

Eligibility

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS includes city governments, township governments, Public housing authorities, and Indian housing authorities.

Applications must focus on the revitalization of at least one severely distressed public and/or assisted housing project.

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