The Department of Metropolitan Development works every day to revitalize core neighborhoods in Evansville, effectively utilize federal grants to catalyze private investment in the community and improve lives through human services, preserve historic sites, and redevelop property to create a mooring for the market. We will be listening to neighborhoods in new ways, implementing a comprehensive asset based community development model, forging new partnerships within the local community, and looking for new ways to align investments around strategic capital improvement projects.
To encourage, stimulate and participate in community development, economic development, neighborhood stabilization and neighborhood revitalization in the City of Evansville.
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.
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.