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Study to analyze development options near Northern Bypass

June 13, 2024 Click to view Study to analyze development options near Northern Bypass

With the rapid growth and development occurring in north Huntsville, the City engaged Smith Gee Studio to develop a land use plan for future development for the area where Bob Wade Lane and the under-construction Northern Bypass intersect with Memorial Parkway. The area is already seeing new projects with a groundbreaking held last month for Food City, which will anchor the Gateway Commons development. New residential projects are also in plans [more]

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City seeks applicants for first Affordable Housing Manager position

May 8, 2024 Click to view City seeks applicants for first Affordable Housing Manager position

Affordable housing is a top concern for families nationwide, especially in cities experiencing rapid growth. To ensure Huntsville stays on top of this concern, the City of Huntsville is currently seeking applicants for its first Affordable Housing Manager. The City’s new Affordable Housing Manager will be tasked with developing and implementing strategies, policies and plans to address the housing needs of the community by collaborating with various stakeholders to create affordable, [more]

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City leaders celebrate groundbreaking of Front Row development

April 17, 2024 Click to view City leaders celebrate groundbreaking of Front Row development

City leaders and private developers celebrated the groundbreaking of Front Row, a mixed-use development along Clinton Avenue that will bring new residential, office space and retail offerings into the downtown district. Mayor Tommy Battle joined developers in a ceremonial shovel dig at the development site where the Coca-Cola bottling plant once stood. Representatives from Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., Silverstein Properties, Essex Capital and Ascend Property Group joined the Mayor in heralding the [more]

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City of Huntsville to allocate $384,000 in state funds for homeless

April 11, 2024 Click to view City of Huntsville to allocate $384,000 in state funds for homeless

The City of Huntsville is allocating $384,000 in critical funding to support area nonprofits in a collective mission to aid individuals facing homelessness and at risk of its grip. Community Development will soon distribute PY 2023 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) to agencies in Madison, Morgan and Limestone counties. Huntsville City Council approved nine resolutions for the grant funding at its [more]

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City of Huntsville approves project to support affordable housing

April 11, 2024 Click to view City of Huntsville approves project to support affordable housing

City of Huntsville leaders approved a project to build a 42-unit multi-family development partially supported by American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds to provide safe, affordable housing for the homeless and other vulnerable groups. The facility will be constructed on Venona Avenue, on land owned by Neighborhood Concepts Inc. Neighborhood Concepts will leverage the City’s commitment of $2,300,376 in HOME Investment Partnerships ARP funding to apply for $12.8 million in State ARP [more]

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Contact
  • Phone:

    256-427-5300

  • Address:

    Urban & Economic Development

    Huntsville City Hall

    4th Floor

    305 Fountain Circle

    Huntsville, AL 35801

  • Email:

    Shane Davis

    Director of Urban and Economic Development

  • Hours:

    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.