HUD awards $500,000 to study Choice Neighborhood Grants

Four groups will test best ways to transform neighborhoods struggling with long-term poverty

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $500,000 in research grants to four entities to study HUD’s Choice Neighborhoods (CN) Program, a centerpiece of HUD’s neighborhood revitalization efforts to transform distressed neighborhoods into sustainable, mixed-income neighborhoods with the affordable housing, safe streets and good schools.  The following entities received the funding: Portland State University, Washington State Dept of Social and Health Services, University of California, Berkeley, and International City/County Management Association.


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