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HUD, administration announce Promise Zone competition

Promise Zones build on several programs that were begun during Obama’s first term – a multiagency strategy called the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative (NRI). That initiative combines Choice Neighborhood grants funded by HUD, Promise Neighborhood grants from the Department of Education, and the Department of Justice’s Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation program.

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HUD will be the federal lead for the 14 urban designees, while USDA will serve as the lead federal partner to the tribal and rural Promise Zones. All Promise Zones will receive priority access to federal investments that further their strategic plans, federal staff on the ground to help them navigate federal resources, and five full-time AmeriCorps VISTA members to recruit and manage volunteers and strengthen the capacity of the Promise Zone initiatives.

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The graduate student team from New York University (NYU) is the winner of HUD’s second annual Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition. The nyu team developed a plan for the redevelopment of a senior affordable housing high-rise in Houma, Louisiana.

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Applicants that propose to serve children that reside within a federally designated Promise Zone (listed in the Appendix) and that serves a substantial number of children within that Zone and submit form HUD-50153 Certification of Consistency with Promise Zone Goals and Implementation, signed by the authorized official for the designated Promise Zone supporting the application, will receive 3 bonus points under the Criteria listed in Section V.1.

Applications are currently open for HUD’s National Disaster Resilience Competition, and earlier this week, Smart Growth America hosted a webinar to discuss details of this $1 billion opportunity. If you missed the webinar, you can now view the presentation slides online.