Accomplishments Funding and Partnership Opportunities for the Communities and Residents

HABDLoveman Village first community approved for the RAD Demonstration program by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Submission of Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant for the transformation of Southtown
Submission of Jobs Plus Pilot Program for Elyton Village residents
Early Childhood Education Grant Partnership with JCCEO for Elyton Village Daycare Center
Magic City Housing Development partnership with Dollar General to implement an E Readers Literacy Program
HABD Scholarship Foundation recognizes and rewards many graduates and successors throughout the year with awards and scholarships
Magic City Housing Development partnered with organizations to recognize middle school youth winners and participants’ success in participation in the essay contest on the importance of African-American contribution to history with emphasis on the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). There were first, second and third place winners for each middle grade 6th, 7th & 8th).
Summer Youth Employment Programs for youth ages 14-18
Youth Summer Camp for ages 7-13
1st Annual Youth Football Camp partnership with Gene Jelks
Annual George A. Pegues Memorial FSS Golf Tournament
Resident Leadership and Team Building Training
Implementation of the Health & Wellness Walking Club
Spirit of the Season – Toy Drive
Numerous partnerships throughout the City of Birmingham continue to Improve the Communities Through…
Elyton Village modernization in three phases to renovate 1, 2, & 3 bedroom units which includes a revised layout to the community center/gymnasium with new ceilings, flooring, updated restrooms, modern features and fixtures, improvements to ADA accessibility, a computer room, and updated resident council office space.
Demolition of structurally damaged units at Morton Simpson – 44 units, North Birmingham Homes – 21 units, Roosevelt City – 12 units
Building Improvements at Benjamin Greene (fiber cement siding, roofing, gutters and downspouts)
Boiler Replacements at Freedom Manor
Collegeville – Fencing and painting
Cooper Green – Building and site improvements (installation of gutters and downspouts)
Kimbrough Homes – Repair of structurally damaged units
Harris Homes – Installation of traffic control measures
Marks Village – Design of building two new buildings incorporating energy efficiency measures
In the process of updating all communities with energy efficiency measures
Tuxedo Terrace – Ribbon Cutting Oct 23, 2014 for the completion of 21 single family homes. One story and two story homes with three bedrooms and up to two and half full bath, parking in the rear of each home, sprinkler systems in lawn, suburban living in an urban area.