LMH and the City of Toledo to Host a Series of Stakeholder Planning Meetings to Facilitate the Junction McClinton Nunn Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Planning Grant
Lucas Metropolitan Housing (LMH) will host over 30 stakeholders-including LMH McClinton Nunn Homes and Junction Neighborhood residents-on Tuesday, March 8, from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m. at the Toledo Lucas County Public Library Main Branch. The meeting will be held in the community room located on the first floor. The purpose is to prepare the transformation plans for the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative three key pillars: People, Neighborhood and Housing. These plans will be incorporated into the final plan to be submitted later this year to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
On December 16, of 2020, LMH was awarded a Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Planning Grant in the amount of $450,000 to support the development of a comprehensive neighborhood transformational plan to revitalize the McClinton Nunn Public Housing community in the Junction Neighborhood. This two-year planning process is in its final year of development. LMH, the City of Toledo, and Camiros (planning coordinator) will kick off the meetings to seek final input under the mentioned pillars. The first session will begin with the People plan.
"This is a very important phase of the Junction-McClinton Nunn Choice Neighborhoods planning process," said Joaquin Cintron Vega, LMH President and CEO. "From day one, we have emphasized the importance of input and feedback from the residents of the McClinton Nunn Homes and Junction Neighborhood to ensure the 'People, Neighborhood and Housing Plans' reflect the direction requested by the McClinton Nunn Homes and Junction Community residents.
Choice Neighborhoods planning grants are the first step in the pursuit of Choice Neighborhoods implementation grant awards, in the amount of 30 to 35 million, which are used to carry out the bold plans imagined throughout the planning grant process. The process will build upon the Junction Neighborhood Master Plan and leverage the nearby LMH Collingwood Green redevelopment effort.
Further information may be obtained by calling: 419-259-9400.
About Lucas Metropolitan Housing
Established in 1933, Lucas Metropolitan Housing (LMH) continues to provide affordable housing to adults, seniors and children in its Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, Mixed-Income and Market Rate housing units. LMH also provides a myriad of programs and opportunities designed to improve the total quality of life for our residents, with the ultimate goal of achieving self-sufficiency. The programs and services are the results of successful collaborations with numerous community partners.
Our current housing portfolio consists of 2,669 Public Housing units; 4,685 Housing Choice Vouchers; 322 Low-Income Housing Tax Credit units; 8 Market Rate units and 104 Homeownership Properties. There are approximately 17,500 people who reside in LMH properties. Lucas Metropolitan Housing partners with ALL people and organizations willing to exchange ideas and efforts to enhance Toledo, Lucas County and the world. For more information, please visit www.lucasmha.org.