Barrett Allen directs the University District Partnership, a revitalization program for the residential neighborhoods and commercial areas adjacent to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Building Black Communities Fund Awards University District Development Corporation $25,000 Grant to Provide Affordable Housing

The University District Development Corporation (UDDC), based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been awarded a $25,000 Building Black Communities Fund grant from the Arkansas Black Philanthropy Collaborative and the Arkansas Community Foundation.  Continue reading “Building Black Communities Fund Awards University District Development Corporation $25,000 Grant to Provide Affordable Housing”

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University District receives $76,500 match grant to boost affordable housing program

Several local banks have come together to support the University of Arkansas at Little Rock-based University District Development Corporation’s mission of providing affordable housing for those in the community.

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UA Little Rock Chancellor Christy Drale participates in a press conference with Mayor Frank Scott and community developers announcing the city’s plans to revitalize an area of Asher Avenue near the university. Photo by Ben Krain.

City of Little Rock, UA Little Rock announce revitalization plans for Asher Avenue Corridor

Chancellor Christina Drale joined Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr. at a Sept. 2 press conference at the Robinson Center to announce revitalization plans for the Asher Avenue corridor and the University Plaza shopping center.  Continue reading “City of Little Rock, UA Little Rock announce revitalization plans for Asher Avenue Corridor”