New CHOICE Planning Grants Available

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced recently that $3.6 million in Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants will be awarded this year to “assist in the transformation, rehabilitation and preservation of public housing and privately owned HUD-assisted housing.” The Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, which applied for an earlier round of planning grants for the Cedar extension housing, will try again. Applications are due in early August. CMHA and other public housing authorities can receive up to $300,000 for planning. Read more.