HUD grants $300K for Little Rock neighborhood planning
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Administrator Don Babers joined U.S. Representative Tim Griffin and Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola Tuesday to announce that Metropolitan Housing Alliance has received a $300,000 HUD Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant.
Little Rock is one of 13 cities nationwide that received this funding to begin grassroots efforts to not only revitalize distressed public housing developments, but the neighborhoods surrounding them as well.
Key partners include Quadel Consulting Corperation (Planning Coordinator); Volunteers of America National Services (VOAN); University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR); Central Arkansas Library Systems (CALS); Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce, City of Little Rock and Central Little Rock Promise Neighborhoods.
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