Miami’s NW 79th Street Gets Funding

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Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida (NHSSF) will receive a $250,000 grant to spearhead the revitalization of the northwest 79th St Corridor of Miami-Dade as part of Partners in Progress (PIP), a new initiative created by Citi Foundation in partnership with LIIF. NHSSF will focus on building a more cohesive neighborhood with better transit connections to the South Florida region, increasing resident’s access to jobs. The improved transit infrastructure will be complemented by new affordable housing and a commercial district revitalized by the acquisition of a Foreign Trade Zone designation, attracting new businesses to the Corridor.

The Partners in Progress project aims to advance the work of selected community “quarterbacks” who will lead the drive to create paths to economic opportunity in their communities.

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