Obama Administration Announces Competition to Designate the Third and
Final Round of Promise Zones
The Obama Administration invites a new round of eligible applicants to apply for a Promise Zone designation. Urban, rural, and tribal communities nationwide are invited to put forward plans to address multiple community revitalization challenges in a collaborative way.
Any community meeting the eligibility criteria can apply for a designation. HUD and USDA will designate 7 Promise Zones across urban, rural and tribal communities in the Spring of 2016.
Historic Harlan County coal town has ambitious plan to make homes more energy efficient
by Bill Estep of the Lexington Herald Leader