January 21, 2015

Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants are Transforming Neighborhoods

On January 16th, HUD Secretary Julián Castro announced a new round of Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants. After a highly competitive process with over 50 applicants, targeted federal investments of up to $500,000 were awarded to neighborhoods in: Flint, MI; Gary, IN; Louisville, KY; Mobile, AL; North Las Vegas, NV; and St. Louis, MO. These awards […]

September 15, 2011

ArtPlace: A Creative Consortium for Community Recovery

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Today, the New York Times profiles a truly exciting program spearheaded by the National Endowment for the Arts and supported by HUD. This initiative, ArtPlace, will breathe fresh life into 34 projects across the country, revitalizing struggling communities and vacant buildings by turning them into cultural hubs where artists and creative spirits can gather to […]

July 14, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Big day here at HUD, check out what we are up to, and other news from the world of housing: HUD announced $46.2 million in funding to provide supportive housing to America’s veterans today. Secretary Donovan spoke at a Ford Foundation panel on “The Just City” today. Check out this awesome video the foundation created […]