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Newport News Marshall-Ridley Choice Neighborhood


Recipient of the HUD Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) Planning Grant

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Newport News Marshall-Ridley Choice Neighborhood


Recipient of the HUD Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) Planning Grant

 

WHAT IS CNI?

The Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI), managed by HUD, gives grants to local communities to transform neighborhoods into places of choice by rebuilding distressed public housing and assisted housing, improving and expanding services, expanding learning opportunities, creating pathways to jobs, and strengthening families.

 
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Community Resilience


Resilience is the ability of people, institutions and businesses to respond to and come back from difficult situations such as emergencies, natural disasters and economic crises to build stronger, more succesful communities. 

Community Resilience


Resilience is the ability of people, institutions and businesses to respond to and come back from difficult situations such as emergencies, natural disasters and economic crises to build stronger, more succesful communities. 

 

CNI is focused on three Main goals

 

HOUSING 

Replace distressed public and assisted housing with high-quality mixed-income housing that is well-managed and meets the needs of the surrounding neighborhood.

 

PEOPLE 

Improve educational results and potential future success for youth by providing services and support systems right to youth and their families.  

NEIGHBORHOOd

Create the conditions needed for public and private investment in distressed neighborhoods to offer the services and amenities available and important to families like good schools, local businesses and transportation. 

Imagine the Possibilities


 of Citizen-Driven Change

Imagine the Possibilities


 of Citizen-Driven Change

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The Choice Neighborhood


The Choice Neighborhood


 

MARSHALL-RIDLEY 

The neighborhood planning area boundaries are 39th Street to the north, Hampton Roads harbor to the south, I-664 to the west, and Marshall Avenue and the former Chase Bag property to the east. 

 

Located in the Southeast Community, this neighborhood has a rich African- American heritage. Historically home to many black shipyard workers and administrators, it was once a thriving middle class residential area that grew with the shipbuilding and military economic boom in the first half of the 20th century.