A Brief Look at the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative


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Part of the Obama Administrationís Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative, the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative endeavors to redevelop afflicted assisted housing programs and convert the neighborhoods surrounding these projects into mixed-income, high-opportunity communities.

The Choice initiative is first funded in 2010. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) committed $122 million to the first five Choice implementation sites, which are based in Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, San Francisco, and Seattle.


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