HUD has updated the guidance for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to allow funding of a wider range of housing-related activities. These include acquisition, adaptive reuse, rehabilitation, reconstruction, housing counseling, and fair housing planning activities.
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release:
The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Board of Commissioners Tuesday advanced three major new housing developments on the West, North and Southwest Sides, including the first phase of the long-awaited LeClaire redevelopment effort. The other projects are Parkside Phase 5 in the former Cabrini Green area and Ogden Commons Phase A2 in the Lawndale neighborhood.
From the Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency's newsletter:
SHRA recently celebrated the grand opening of Mirasol Village, a transformative redevelopment project which replaces the former 218-unit Twin Rivers public housing community into a 22-acre modern designed complex of 427 affordable, workforce, and market-rate rental apartments.
From Urbanize New York's article:
A public housing complex in Downtown Jersey City is up for a high-rise makeover, reports 6sqft.
From Jersey City, NJ Mayor Steven Fulop's press release:
Mayor Steven M. Fulop joins the Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) to announce the unprecedented vision to revitalize the Holland Gardens public housing complex with 50% affordable housing to be built on-site in the flourishing downtown area of Jersey City.
From the Sacramento Redevelopment & Housing Agency's YouTube channel:
This video is presented by the SHRA Development Department as an overview of the various affordable housing projects in the City of Sacramento that are completed, under construction or scheduled to begin construction in 2022 - 2023.