Housing Initiatives & Projects

Livable Communities Program

The Council’s Livable Communities program helps expand affordable housing opportunities and strengthen connections among housing, jobs and services. The program provides grants to:

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Clean up contaminated sites for redevelopment, creating jobs and producing affordable housing.  More about Tax Base Revitalization grants.
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Produce and preserve affordable housing choices for people with low to moderate incomes.  More about Local Housing Incentives grants.
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Support development and redevelopment that links housing, jobs, and services and demonstrates efficient and cost-effective land and infrastructure use. More about Livable Communities Demonstration grants.

Partnership for Regional Opportunity (PRO)

The PRO initiative promotes sustainable, vibrant, and healthy communities through development and revitalization along the region’s emerging transitway system. The initiative partners with communities and neighborhoods to provide funds for more housing close to rail and transit that is both affordable and energy efficient.

More about the Partners for Regional Opportunity initiative.