Policy Development & Research
Policy Development and Research (PDR) supports DND with program development assistance, research and policy analysis, mapping and data services, as well as grant-writing and technical assistance on regulatory and compliance matters.
PDR staff also oversee the citizen participation process for the City of Boston’s annual grant allocations from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and prepares the federally required plans and reports.
Citizen Participation Plan
HUD Plans, Reports, & Notices - View documents related to the City’s entitlement funds received from HUD for a variety of programs related to housing, homelessness, and community development. Also, find out about DND's Recovery Programs.
DND Notices & Disclosures - PDR regularly posts a number of notices and disclosures related to the City’s use of program funding.
Hearings & Public Comment - PDR periodically solicits public comment regarding proposed uses of federal funding. Notices of such requests are posted here.
Reports - PDR publishes a variety of reports throughout the year.
Maps & Neighborhood Profiles - View maps and demographic profiles of Boston’s neighborhoods.
Resources - View a list of outside Web resources related to housing and community development.
Choice Neighborhoods - Boston is receiving $20.5M to redevelop the Woodledge/Morrant Bay Apartments and revitalize Dorchester’s Quincy Street Corridor.