HUD Awards $370m in Grants to Eight Communities Nationwide

Tucson, Birmingham, Atlanta, Lake Charles, Pittsburgh, Miami-Dada, Philadelphia, and Willmington are all benefiting.

Source : HUD

July 31, 2023

Author : Alex Bustillos

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge has announced the awarding of “Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grants” totaling $370 million to eight communities throughout the USA.

These awards support areas that have undergone a comprehensive local planning process and are ready to implement their “Transformation Plan” to redevelop the neighborhood.

Making the announcement in Alabama,  she explained, “This investment represents HUD’s commitment to creating new housing for Birmingham residents and communities across the country… When we envision the future of public housing investment, we think of programs like Choice Neighborhoods. These awards promote the innovative collaboration needed to tackle the affordable housing crisis. A community-driven, whole-of-government approach to neighborhood revitalization is what leads to impactful changes in the neighborhoods that need it the most.”

Below are a list of the communities that will receive grants:

City of Tucson, AZ


Housing Authority of the Birmingham District / City of Birmingham, AL


Housing Authority of the City of Atlanta / City of Atlanta, GA


Lake Charles Housing Authority / City of Lake Charles, LA


Housing Authority of the City Pittsburgh / City of Pittsburgh, PA


Miami-Dade County, FL


Philadelphia Housing Authority / City of Philadelphia, PA


Wilmington Housing Authority / City of Wilmington, DE


Total Award Amount


Category : Housing and Urban Development

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