Choice Neighborhoods - Implementation Grants - American Cities Climate Challenge
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Choice Neighborhoods - Implementation Grants

Federal Agency


Public and Indian Housing


To support those communities that have undergone a comprehensive local planning process and are ready to implement their “Transformation Plan” to redevelop the neighborhood.

Applicant and/or Project Eligibility Requirements

The eligible applicant must demonstrate that the proposal targets an eligible housing project and is located in an eligible neighborhood. Eligible applicants include Public Housing Agencies (PHAs), local governments, tribal entities, and nonprofits.

Decarbonization Considerations

Consider integrating community solar, building-tied solar and storage for backup power, EV charging infrastructure, nature-based heat island mitigation strategies, and other sustainable solutions that benefit the broader community.

Equity Considerations

For community solutions, align the solutions with the priorities of the community. For housing-specific solutions, consider prioritizing the distributed energy resource solutions that have the largest reduction on occupants' energy burden.

Helpful Tips

Use HUD Mapping tool to determine eligible neighborhoods:

Other Notes


Deadline (Announced or Anticipated)

Fall 2022

Funding Available


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Average Award (Estimated)


Matching Funds

5% match required

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