Peoria Housing Authority announced two properties, 919 NE Jefferson and 2917 W Lake Avenue as potential sites to build housing units as part of the Taft Homes Redevelopment plan. Currently Phase 1 of the Taft Redevelopment Plan will affect about 80 units from Eaton Street into the center of the 20 acre site. Those units will be dispersed between these two properties. This strategy ties into the Peoria Housing Authority's goal to deconcentrate poverty. As was announced Peoria Housing Authority didn't acquire the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) funding that was needed to jump start the Taft Redevelopment Plan. New strategies to find appropriate funding are being sought by the PHA.
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