Economically stable and prosperous communities foster a sense of
neighborhood pride and encourage residents to engage in community
events and civic activities, helping prevent crime and violence
that discourages investment in jobs and business opportunities.
Review these resources to understand how economically stable and
prosperous communities influence the health of residents; the
economic benefits of pursing mixed-use and equitable development;
and tools to leverage investment in your community.
These case stories show examples of establishing healthy
neighborhoods by way of economic development and revitalization.
Each story includes lessons learned, links to additional
resources and can serve as examples other agencies may consider
and adapt to meet their communities’ unique circumstances.