Project Description: On the edge of the center city an important neighborhood, the Vaile Neighborhood, has positively begun a major transformation. Many of the individuals that live in the neighborhood are long-time residents. They want to "age in place." Vaile is within walking distance to downtown, the Whitewater Valley Gorge and surrounds the 10th Street Park and Vaile Elementary School.
Through Partnership With Stellar Communities: The city will facilitate administration of Owner Occupied Rehab funds to assist the neighborhoods homeowners with needed repairs. In addition, the city will facilitate implementation of Safe Routes to Schools.
Project Budget: $1,361,000
Local Match: $411,000
Local Funding Source: EDIT, City of Richmond, Park Bond, IHCDA Banked Match