Roanoke's Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative (NRI) (PDF) is designed to partner with residents to address the built environment and the needs of the residents. The goal of Roanoke's NRI is to spur redevelopment and improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods.
Expected outcomes include:
Addressing the overall housing needs of the neighborhood to include rehabilitation, demolition, and new construction
Develop a mixed-income community
Improve public infrastructure (community environment)
Increase citizen involvement in revitalizing their neighborhoods through open communication and awareness of development projects
Increase home ownership rate
Increase public safety and code enforcement
Increase the economic/assessed value of properties
Provide a diversity of housing choices - single-family, townhouses, condos, etc.
Provide housing that meets the needs of persons in the neighborhood
Significant implementation of the neighborhood plan