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