Resources

Boston About Results - Review the Department of Neighborhood Development’s quarterly Boston About Results performance reports.
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Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) - The BRA's Research Division collects and analyzes current, historical, and comparative data on Boston's economy, population, and commercial markets.

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act – On February 17, 2009, President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (H.R. 1) into law. One key purpose of this Act, a nearly $800 billion multi-year investment in the nation's economy, is to create or save 3.5 million jobs over the next two years.

Mayor Menino’s Recovery Plan for Boston  – Visit the City of Boston's federal recovery webpage, a site for Boston residents and businesses interested in understanding the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). This site provides regular updates on what federal funds are coming to Boston and where those funds are being invested. As projects are funded, the site will place increasing focus on where the money is going and the status and impact of investments.

DND's Recovery Programs -  DND has used federal funds to support a variety of new and existing programs related to Boston’s community and economic development in the areas of foreclosure, homelessness, and job creation.

Leading the Way is the City of Boston's comprehensive housing strategy first launched in 2000.  Since that time, the City of Boston has overseen the creation of more than 18,000 new units; 5,000 of which have been affordable, and nearly 9,500 of which have been preserved. In total, over a ten-year period, Boston has benefited from upwards of $5 billion in private and public investment.

Useful Documents

HUD Income Levels and Rent Limits - The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is required by law to set income limits that determine the eligibility of applicants for HUD's assisted housing programs. 
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