Welcome to Metropolitan Development
30 day comment period for Substantial Amendment to the 2014 Annual Action Plan April 15 -May 16, 2016. Comments should be made at Department of Metropolitan Development, see notice for further information.
What we do:
CDBG: Assistance to persons earning less than 80% AMI, and census tracts where more than 50% of the population is under that income level.
HOME: Housing opportunities for low to moderate income persons.
ESG: Assistance to agencies serving the homeless population and moving them to permanent supportive housing as quickly as possible.
Administering funds appropriated for projects by the Evansville Redevelopment Commission in areas of the city declared Redevelopment Areas.
Manage projects like:
Ford Center/Victory Theater
North Main complete street
Haynie’s Corner revitalization
IU Medical school campus
Downtown Master Plan
Historic Preservation/ Brownfield Corporation
Leverage funds to accomplish Historic Preservation
EBC Land Banking
Strategic lot acquisition for new housing and commercial development
REPORT ON BLIGHT, VACANCY AND ABANDONMENT IN EVANSVILLE, IN
Provides staff support assisting the Evansville Redevelopment Commission in the coordination and execution of redevelopment or economic development activities. See this link for active CITY districts: http://www.vanderburghassessor.org/map/default.html
Historic Preservation Service
Provides services to develop and expand preservation activities through public awareness and education; conducts Section 106 reviews and National Register nominations.
Historic Preservation Guideline Amendment link
Neighborhood Stablization Program (NSP)
NSP1 funds have been amended to add another option to the activities listed for use and beneficiaries of homes rehabbed, reconstructed, and new constructed, in the City of Evansville.
You may contact us in Room 306 of the Civic Center Complex