U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is a federal agency whose mission is to promote homeownership, support community development, and increase access to affordable housing, free from discrimination. You can learn more about HUD and the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative by clicking the HUD logo.

Choice Neighborhood Transformation Plan

Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan is comprised of three core goals that is designed to achieve a community transformation: Housing, People, and Neighborhood.


Goal: Replace distressed public and assisted housing with high-quality mixed-income housing that is well-managed and responsive to the needs of the surrounding neighborhood




Goal: Improve educational outcomes and intergenerational mobility for youth with services and supports delivered directly to youth and their families


Goal: Create the conditions necessary for public and private reinvestment in distressed neighborhoods to offer the kinds of amenities and assets, including safety, good schools, and commercial activity, that are important to families’ choices about their community