Choice Neighborhood Initiative
Norwalk Housing Authority was awarded a 2010 Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) Planning Grant for Washington Village/South Norwalk by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Only 17 planning grants were awarded nationwide - out of more than140 applicants for this new initiative that builds upon the success of the HOPE VI program. The goal of the CNI is to assist communities with workshops that will be scheduled during the 18-month planning effort to encourage the development of “Transformation Plans” for targeted distressed housing and their neighborhoods to create economically and socially diverse, healthy, and vibrant mixed-income communities.
The ongoing success of the Transformation Plan will be supported through the various Task Force committees that focus on People/Education, Neighborhoods and Housing. The City of Norwalk has pledged financial match commitments and letters of support demonstrating the City’s collaborative community support. Public age broad community input.
For a copy of the CNI proposal, please call the NHA office and one will be provided to you.
For more information contact Tom Ivers at (203) 838-8471, ext. 135, firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on the CNI project, just click the link http://www.norwalkcni.org/news/events.html