Community Development And Services

Choice Neighborhood Grant

Valley View Choice Neighborhood Revitalization Plan


What: 
The City of Henderson is applying for the FY2020 Choice Neighborhoods Grant from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development. If awarded, the City will use the grant funds to create a community-driven transformation plan to determine needs and find collaborative solutions on the neighborhood level.

Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants focus on the following areas:

  1. Housing: Quality, Stability, Availability
  2. People: Health, Education, Employment
  3. Neighborhoods: Amenities, Safety, Schools, and Commercial Activity
Where: This application focuses primarily on the Hampton Court housing development and surrounding area in Eastside Henderson.  This public housing development is owned and operated by the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) and provides affordable housing for income-qualified families, seniors and people with disabilities. The property is located south of Lake Mead Drive at Warm Springs and Center Street. Built in 1969, this community has 100 units including: 20 – one bedroom units, 30 – two bedroom units, 36 – three bedroom units, and 14 – efficiency units.

Choice Neighborhood Grant Project Area

Who: Valley View neighborhood including Hampton Court residents, community members, local business leaders, nonprofit groups, schools, service providers, the City of Henderson and SNRHA among others will be working together to create a shared vision for the Valley View neighborhood on the Eastside of Henderson.

Why: As a part of the application process, the City of Henderson is seeking to:
  • Inform residents on the anticipated planning process if funding is awarded
  • Gather residents' input on community needs and priorities
  • Gather feedback and gauge interest on future involvement in the process
When: The deadline for grant applications is September 14, 2020. Notifications anticipated by December 2020.

Next Steps: If awarded, the Valley View Choice Neighborhood Revitalization Plan will be a 2-year planning effort comprised of:
  • Phase 1: Project Kick-off
    • Organization and coordination of project activities
    • Stakeholders and residents' engagement
  • Phase 2: Neighborhood Assessment and Visioning
    • Identify issues/concerns through outreach, site visits, and data gathering
    • Develop shared vision, goals and preliminary strategies
  • Phase 3: Plan Development
    • Develop and prioritize plan strategies
    • Implementation of "doing while planning" projects
  • Phase 4: Plan Completion & Adoption
    • Neighborhood presentations and public review
    • Final edits after public feedback
    • Final plan approval and adoption

For more information about this opportunity, please visit www.hud.gov/cn. For those requiring special assistance, accommodation or language interpretations of this information, please contact (702)-267-1500.