Since September of 2008, the Department of Neighborhood Development was allocated $35.4 million in federal funds from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as part of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA) and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) target=. These funds supported a variety of new and existing programs related to Boston’s community and economic development in the areas of foreclosure, homelessness, and job creation.
Boston's Neighborhood Stabilization Program Funding (NSP)
Boston was the recipient of more than $21M in foreclosure relief funds made possible by HUD as part of the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
Neighborhood Stabilization Plan (NSP-1)
Neighborhood Stabilization Plan II (NSP-2)
Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP)
Boston was the recipient of $8.2M in homelessness funding from HUD designed to provide financial assistance or housing relocation and stabilization services to persons at risk of becoming homeless, or rapid re-housing for persons who are currently homeless. Learn more about Boston’s comprehensive plan to end homelessness here.
Community Development Block Grant – Recovery (CDBG-R)
Boston was the recipient of $4.5M in Community Development Block Grant – Recovery funding from HUD, which has enabled a number of economic development initiatives designed to support construction projects and small businesses across the city.