Community Development | PD&R EDGE
Initially built in 1992 as a residential hotel for volunteers of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, a Jehovah’s Witness organization, the 90 Sands building in Brooklyn’s downtown Dumbo neighborhood reopened in 2022 as permanent affordable housing.
By 2016, American Legion Post 139 in Arlington, Virginia, was grappling with declining membership and a 50-year-old facility that made fulfilling the organization’s mission — to serve and provide community to American veterans — increasingly challenging.
“While working for the Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) in my early 20s, one of my first assignments was to assess how well the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) formula targets community development needs.”
On March 27, 2023, a British delegation composed of government officials from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities; Local Trust, a place-based funder of community initiatives; the Young Foundation...
In Historic Filipinotown, a Los Angeles neighborhood that often goes by the nickname HiFi, the median income of residents is only 40 percent of Los Angeles County’s median income, and many residents are at risk of displacement.