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.

Twenty-two Promise Zones were selected through three rounds of national competition. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), oversees 14 urban Promise Zones, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) oversees 8 rural and tribal Promise Zones.

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Fact Sheet: President Obama’s Promise Zones Initiative For decades before the economic crisis, local communities were transformed as jobs were sent overseas and middle class americans worked harder and harder but found it more difficult to get ahead.

Obama Administration Launches Second Promise Zone Competition to Create Economic Opportunity in High-Poverty Communities. HUD and USDA intend to name at least eight Promise Zones in this round, including urban, rural, and tribal communities. The deadline for submitting Promise Zone applications is November 21, 2014.

HUD Announces the Winner of the 2015 IAH Competition. 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.

President Obama Announces the First Five Promise Zones U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julin Castro and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that communities may now apply to be designated a Promise Zone under the third and final round competition. promise zones are high-poverty communities where the federal government partners.

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