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Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants Program

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 14.892
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Jun 10, 2019

The Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants Program provides funding to create and/or implement a plan to revitalize distressed HUD housing; improve outcomes of households living in the target housing related to employment, income, health, and education; and encourage public and private reinvestment in distressed neighborhoods to improve safety, schools, and commercial activity.

A list of objectives and required metrics is provided in the application instructions.


Eligible applicants are:

  • Public housing authorities
  • Local governments
  • Tribal entities
  • Nonprofit organizations
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

HUD anticipates awarding 3 Planning and Action Grants up to $1,300,000 each and 3 Planning Only Grants up to $350,000 each.

The project period is 42 months for Planning and Action Grants and 24 months for Planning Only Grants.

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through

Tagged as
Capital funding · Community and economic development · Employment and unemployment · Healthcare needs and services · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Income · Networking and collaboration · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Poverty · Public health · Schools

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