Gault Village

Neighborhood Revitalization Project

 
 

H4HHV History in Gault Village

  • Began rehabbing homes in 2008 with NSP funding
  • Community Development work began in 2012
  • 39 HOP Homes Completed and Sold
  • 160+ HIP Projects Completed

Community Development Activities & Outputs

  • Community Planning Meetings
  • Resident Satisfaction Surveys (129)
  • Neighborhood Walk-Abouts
  • Increased Involvement on Facebook Group
  • Gault Village Garden Club
  • Annual Picnic

Community Development Continued Involvement

  • Attend Neighborhood Watch meetings monthly
  • Hold quarterly information sessions on Habitat programs
  • Engage new HOP and HIP families in neighborhood events
  • Support community events (Ypsi PROUD, monthly newsletter, annual garage sale, activities at St. Matthew’s, Garden Club, Walking Group)
  • Discussions about Gault Village Shopping Center

Community Development Next Steps

  • Second round of Resident Satisfaction Surveys to measure improvement in quality of life
  • Ongoing Home Improvement Projects
 
 

Sugarbrook

Neighborhood Revitalization Project

 
 

H4HHV History in Sugarbrook

  • Ypsilanti Township asked us to work in this neighborhood in 2016
  • 5 HOP Homes Completed and Sold, 4 Additional Owned
  • 70+ HIP Projects Completed including 8 Thrivent Builds Repairs

Community Development Initial Steps

  • Attend Neighborhood Watch meetings monthly
  • Form relationships with residents and community partners
  • Formed Steering Committee
  • Held first Community Planning Meeting
  • Conduct initial round of Resident Satisfaction surveys
  • Hold second Community Planning Meeting & focus groups
  • Work with residents to prioritize actions and create plan

Community Development Ongoing Activities

  • Ongoing HIP Projects
  • Hold quarterly information sessions on Habitat programs
  • Engage new HOP and HIP families in neighborhood events
  • Discussions on use for Kettering Elementary School
  • Support community events
 
 

West Willow

Neighborhood Revitalization Project

 
 

H4HHV History in West Willow

  • Invited by New West Willow Neighborhood Association in 2013
  • 3 HOP Homes Completed and Sold, 4 Additional Owned
  • 300+ HIP Projects Completed

Community Development Activities & Outputs

  • Lowe’s Partnership
  • Community Planning Meetings
  • Resident Satisfaction Surveys (212)
  • Replaced 735 feet of fence along bike/walking path
  • Increased Involvement on Nextdoor.com site
  • Community Center Improvements: Pavilion, clean-up, storage shed, computer upgrades, picnic tables, planters
  • Benches & trash cans installed
  • Little Free Libraries
  • 671 Volunteers contributed 3,270 hours in neighborhood activities

Community Development Continued Involvement

  • Attend Neighborhood Watch meetings monthly
  • Hold quarterly information sessions on Habitat programs
  • Engage new HOP and HIP families in neighborhood events
  • Support community events (Ypsi PROUD, annual picnic, walking group, movie nights, action teams)

Community Development Next Steps

  • Second round of Surveys to measure improvement in quality of life
  • Lowe’s Aging in Place & MSHDA Neighborhood Enhancement Grants & ongoing HIP Projects