It's a new vision for a part of Kansas City that some felt was forgotten.
That vision is bringing new housing and development to the historic northeast along The Paseo. The plan is to take $30 million and turn into into a dream area for the entire community.
Back in September 2015, the Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded a grant to transform the Paseo Gateway near Independence Avenue, and The Paseo.
From the District of Columbia Housing Authority's e-newsletter:
The District of Columbia Housing Authority, Mayor Muriel Bowser, D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development, D.C. Housing Finance Agency and development partners celebrated the end of the first phase of the massive rehabilitation of the long vacant Parkway Overlook Apartments property which will bring 220 affordable units, new jobs, and economic development to Ward 8 and all of D.C.’s residents.
From the International Examiner:
From the Milwaukee Business Journal:
An up to $150 million tower with 350 apartments would bring new affordable housing to downtown Milwaukee under a plan by the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee.
From WCVB Boston:
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on Tuesday announced a plan to invest $2.78 billion in capital expenses over five years. He calls it the "Imagine Boston Capital Plan."
The budget plan, which covers the years of 2020 through 2024, would dictate what the city spends on public projects including schools, roads, bridges, streets and libraries.
From The Salt Lake Tribune:
Pamela Atkinson has been an icon for decades, symbolizing to many Utah’s commitment to helping its homeless, refugees and other disadvantaged populations.
Now, the longtime advocate and faith leader — a woman Gov. Gary Herbert refers to as the Beehive State’s own “Mother Teresa” — is being honored with a new round of affordable housing in Utah’s capital for those who most need it.
On April 17, HUD published a notice in the Federal Register seeking input on several major issues related to Opportunity Zones. The notice from HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) provides information on the intersection of Opportunity Zones and affordable housing nationally and requests feedback on nine questions concerning HUD’s role in encouraging investment in economically distressed communities.
From the City of Fort Worth, TX's website:
Fort Worth Housing Solutions will open Campus Apartments, its newest affordable housing community, near Tarrant County College-South Campus in late March.
The 224-unit community features 10 market-rate units and 214 units for households earning less than 60 percent of the area’s median income. Fifteen of the affordable units will be new homes for families relocating from Butler Place Apartments under HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration program.
From Lawndale News:
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and 15th Ward Alderman Raymond Lopez on Monday joined Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and members of the Back of the Yards community to announce plans for a new mixed-use, mixed-income development. The new project will include up to 80 apartments, and a flexible community space on the first floor. The new affordable housing development in Back of the Yards is expected to include up to 80 residential rental units.