$30 million HUD grant aimed at revitalizing Near East Side | Columbus Dispatch

The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority has received a nearly $30 million federal grant that will help transform the site of a former public-housing complex and the surrounding Near East Side neighborhood. 

Shaun Donovan, secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, made the announcement today at the site of the now-demolished Poindexter Village along N. Champion Avenue. 

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