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Posted byon January 10, 2012 at 6:49 PM EDT
Choice Neighborhood Grants provide local leaders with flexible funds to transform high-poverty neighborhoods with distressed public housing into sustainable communities with mixed-income housing, safe streets, and economic opportunity.
Posted byon December 30, 2011 at 2:38 PM EDT
The initiatives in a new report will streamline federal housing requirements to support more efficient delivery of affordable housing, and help state and federal agencies’ staff to better serve low-income families who rent their homes.
Posted byon December 2, 2011 at 1:23 PM EDT
Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative Fellows will be placed in cities around the country and trained to help with local economic revitalization efforts.
Posted byon November 29, 2011 at 1:46 PM EDT
New Orleans unveils a new plan to end homelessness in the city, developed with the help of the Obama Administration's Strong Cities, Strong Communities initiative.
Posted byon November 22, 2011 at 4:30 PM EDT
The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced grants of $96 million to support efforts that combine housing, economic and workforce development with transportation and infrastructure developments
Posted byon November 16, 2011 at 1:51 PM EDT
Two states sign on to a pilot project that helps reduce regulatory burdens on developers of federally subsidized affordable rental housing.
Posted byon October 7, 2011 at 5:36 PM EDT
Eugene Schneeberg, the Director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Justice discusses about his recent visit to Detroit for the implementation of Detroit’ City Wide Youth Violence Prevention Plan.
Posted byon October 4, 2011 at 6:10 PM EDT
Michael Strautmanis meets with Mayor Dave Bing in Detroit to discuss his efforts to prevent youth violence.
What You Missed: Open for Questions with News One, Hello Beautiful, Black Planet, The Urban Daily & TheGrioPosted byon September 13, 2011 at 2:09 PM EDT
President Obama makes a surprise appearance during a panel on the economy and jobs with InteractiveOne's websites and administration officials at the White House.
Posted byon August 23, 2011 at 10:21 AM EDT
Torya Blanchard, founder of Good Girls Go To Paris Crepes, speaks on the commitment it takes to become a budding entrepreneur in unexpected places.