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Choice Neighborhoods Initiative

On January 10, 2012, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Administrator Ophelia Basgal joined Congresswoman Doris Matsui in Sacramento to announce that Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) is a recipient of a $300,000 Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant. SHRA is one of only 13 grantees nationwide.

The award is one of two federal grants that SHRA applied for to help create a comprehensive plan for repositioning three of its largest public housing developments. The strategy developed under the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Planning Grant incorporates current or future revitalization planning efforts in surrounding neighborhoods and former redevelopment areas.

Twin Rivers

HUD announces Sacramento as a finalist for CNI Implementation Grant

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced that Sacramento is one of nine finalists to compete for 2014-2015 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grants to transform public housing, as well as the surrounding neighborhood. The finalists were selected from a pool of 33 applicants and will compete for individual grants of up to $30 million. Read more.

Click on the link below to read more about the exciting efforts to transform the Twin Rivers community and surrounding neighborhood.

Twin Rivers


Marina Vista-Alder Grove

In May 2013, SHRA submitted an application to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for up to $500,000 in 2013 Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Planning Grant funds to assist in the development of a Neighborhood Transformation Plan for the revitalization of the Marina Vista and Alder Grove public housing communities. The proposed Plan would redevelop the existing fully occupied complexes to create 751 public housing replacement units in vibrant mixed-use and mixed-income communities serving households with a wide range of incomes.

Click on the link below to learn more about the proposed Transformation Plan for the Marina Vista and Alder Grove communities.

Marina Vista-Alder Grove