NEAR works to develop safe, affordable housing options for residents of the Near East community. So far, NEAR has renovated or built more than 90 homes in the St. Clair Place neighborhood, with plans to recreate this success in other Near East neighborhoods.
NEAR coordinates the Near Eastside Development Area, and works with the City of Indianapolis to recommend how resources can be used to spur revitalization in our neighborhoods.
- Energy Efficiency
NEAR strives to reduce energy consumption as well as lowering energy bills for the residents of the Near East community, with a goal of reducing overall energy consumption by 15%.
- Umbrella CDC
NEAR serves as an umbrella CDC to help support and grow small, grassroots housing groups already working on traditional property development activities in Near East neighborhoods.