"The HOPE VI Program has done an outstanding job over the years to improve housing conditions for countless low-income communities and this year, we took it a step further," says U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan.
The local housing authority will get $17 million to help demolish more of the Jacob Price Homes complex and build new public housing and low-income units.
A report in the Enquirer says some of the money will be used for a "Jacob Price Commemorative Garden" at the site.
Demolition of Jacob Price Homes began in 2006. The latest grant should mark the finally phase in the
Story source: HUD press release
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