Mayor Announces that Griffith HopeSF Plan is Finalist in Grant Competition

Mayor Announces that Griffith HopeSF Plan is Finalist in Grant CompetitionMayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has selected San Francisco’s HOPE SF transformation plan for Alice Griffith Public Housing Development and the surrounding Bayview neighborhood as a finalist in its Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant competition.  The Alice Griffith Plan was one of 42 plans submitted by communities nationwide competing for the $61 million in total funding and one of six finalists to enter the second application round.

“Revitalizing Alice Griffith Public Housing Development and the surrounding Bayview neighborhood is the type of investment our City needs to build better public housing, create jobs, support sustainable communities, provide educational opportunities and promote economic development in a community where we need it most,” said Mayor Lee. “I am thrilled that HUD has chosen the Alice Griffith community and the larger Bayview neighborhood as a finalist in the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Grant.” Read more

Posted on March 22, 2011 | The comments to this entry are closed.