Early Action Process
Updated: Mar 9, 2022
Tenant Council President & Fineview Citizens Council (FCC) Vice President, Cheryl Gainey, FCC & PHCC Choice Planning Liaison, Rhonda Strozier & FCC & PHCC Executive Director, Joanna Deming engage neighbors at Allegheny Dwellings.
Gather ideas for early action projects from the community
Coffee and Conversations in Allegheny Dwelling
Community Ambassador program
Choice Community Meeting, 10/13
Taskforce Meetings, bimonthly
Compile a list of all early action projects
Budget Approval, 1/19/2022
The following budget was presented to the core planning group and approved on 1/19/2022.
Allegheny Dwellings: $40,000
Charles Street: $15,000
Perry Hilltop: $15,000
We continue to request grant funding to provide additional funding for the communities to complete early action projects. We are also working to leverage city planning and URA assistance to increase the impact of our early action projects.
Final Round of Community Engagement, 1/20/2022 - 1/27/2022
Each community leader will reach out to their network of community members to get input in their community regarding prioritization of projects, to choose 1-2 projects for funding request.
Early Action Requests Due
Each community leader for Allegheny Dwellings, California-Kirkbride, Charles Street Valley, Fineview and Perry Hilltop will complete a funding request per project. This request will be approved by the core planning group.
Find the current list of proposed early action projects here.
HUD Approval, February - April
The HUD approval process can be lengthy and is usually around 3 months for final approval.
Implementation, May - November
Start project by May and complete by November
We will be looking for volunteers to help complete early action projects in our Choice communities.