Ballentine Place

 

APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL –1987/UPDATED-1998/2000
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF PLAN OBJECTIVES
·         Inspection of deteriorated properties to determine compliance with rehabilitation standards
·         Provision of technical and financial assistance for home improvements
·         Installation of additional streetlights and street plantings
·         Construction of curbs and gutters where needed
·         Improve grounds of Ballentine School
BRIEF DESCRIPTON OF IMPLEMENTED ACTIVITIES
·         Acquired 18 properties
·         Relocated 25 displaced households
·         Demolished 18 structures
·         Disposed of 11 properties
·         Provided 176 loans for property rehabilitation
·         Installed street lights and made improvements to park and pond area near Ballentine School
·         Assisted one homebuyer purchase through the HOME program
·         Developed 11 single-family houses
 
2008 NEIGHBORHOOD STRUCTURE ASSESSMENT
 

Conditions
Percentage
Good
96
Fair
4
Poor
0
Total
100

 
TOTAL AMOUNT OF INVESTMENTS THOUGH FISCAL YEAR 2008

CDBG
$1,740,836
CIP
$484,542
HOME
$699,504
RLF
$685,368
TOTAL
$3,610,250

 
 
 
PLAN STATUS/RECOMMENDATIONS AND ANTICIPATED EXIT DATE
·         Three properties to be acquired
·         Develop 9 new single family infill houses
·         Maintain rehabilitation standards and programs
·         Recommend area be placed in maintenance phase within 3 years
 

The area may be eligible for Neighborhood Stabilization Funds, however given the restrictions of the Historic District designation and the cost of the desired land, the project may make acquisition and rehab undesirable. A status update is needed in early August 2009.

Conservation Area

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