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Highlighted Community & Neighborhoods Projects

2023 Year in Review

Posted on: January 4th, 2024

2023 Year in Review It’s the beginning of a new year, which provides an opportunity to reflect on the preceding twelve months and the things that we’ve accomplished. As I look back, I am proud of the work that we have done and I look forward to the impact that this year’s actions will have […]

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Housing SLC Draft Available for Public Comment

Posted on: March 3rd, 2023

Housing SLC Draft Available for Public Comment Housing SLC, the City’s new five-year moderate income housing plan, is now available for public comment. Housing SLC was drafted based on extensive engagement throughout 2022, during which the City heard from over 6,500 residents. Based on the input that the City received, the three goals were developed […]

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Homeless Housing Grant Program

Posted on: September 30th, 2022

Homeless Housing Grant Program Update In fall 2022, at the request of Mayor Mendenhall, the Salt Lake City Council appropriated $6 million for the Homeless Housing Grant Program (HHGP; see original announcement below). The program provides a critical subsidy for housing that is the most difficult to develop. Three projects have each been awarded $2 […]

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Notice of Open Applications for ARPA Community Recovery Assistance Grants Program (CRAG), beginning Thursday, September 1, 2022.

Posted on: September 6th, 2022

Applications will be accepted for the ARPA CRAG program that fall into one of the six City Council-approved Activity Categories: An optional training session will be held virtually on September 13, 2022 via Teams meetings. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2022. Late applications will not be accepted. For questions […]

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Empowered Living Design Competition Winners Announced

Posted on: December 13th, 2021

Six tiny home designs have been selected in the Empowered Living Design Contest organized by Salt Lake City, the American Institute of Architects – Utah Chapter (AIA Utah) and the Community Development Corporation of Utah (CDCU).  The competition, which opened in September, invited cause-minded designers, architects, and others to submit their designs for small residences […]

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August Director’s Message

Posted on: August 19th, 2021

Salt Lakers, July 1 marked the beginning of the City’s fiscal year, bringing with it a new focus and new resolutions. Fiscal year resolutions provide an opportunity for accountability to our residents and ensure the City and its Department of Community and Neighborhoods (CAN) are meeting the needs of our community. As a brief introduction […]

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The Future of Housing: Collective Vision For An Equitable Salt Lake City

Posted on: December 9th, 2020

On December 1, 2020, the City Council received a briefing from the Community and Neighborhoods division illustrating a collective vision for an equitable Salt Lake City. This vision encapsulates an understanding of the inequities that are prevalent in Salt Lake City and provides policy recommendations to break down the barriers that divide our great City. […]

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Funding Our Future Projects

Posted on: February 13th, 2020
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CAN Administration Staff