Since September of 2008, the Department of Neighborhood Development has been 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). These funds 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.
Learn more about Mayor Menino’s Recovery Plan for Boston.
Boston's Neighborhood Stabilization Program Funding (NSP)
Boston is the recipient of more than $21M in foreclosure relief funds made possible by HUD as part of the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program. Learn more about Boston’s NSP program here.
Neighborhood Stabilization Plan II (NSP-2)
Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP)
Boston is 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.
HPRP Program Summary (substantial amendment to the Consolidated Plan 2008 Action Plan)
Community Development Block Grant – Recovery (CDBG-R)
Boston is 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.
CDBG-R Program Plan (substantial amendment to the Consolidated Plan 2008 Action Plan)