720 XTF Search Results (subject=Housing rehabilitation -- Ohio -- Cleveland.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default);subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault Results for your query: subject=Housing rehabilitation -- Ohio -- Cleveland.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT Cleveland: NOW! Records. Cleveland: NOW! Cleveland: NOW! was a multiracial joint public and private program for extensive urban renewal and revitalization in Cleveland, Ohio, created by Mayor Carl B. Stokes following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968. The program planned to raise $1.5 billion over ten years. The first 2-year phase called for spending $177 million for projects in eight areas: neighborhood housing rehabilitation; accelerated urban renewal; the creation of 16,000 jobs; expansion of small business opportunities; city planning; health, welfare, and day care centers; summer recreation programs for youth; and the construction of Camp Cleveland. The program was discredited due to the Glenville Shootout of July 23, 1968, a gun battle between police and members of the Black Nationalists Organization of New Libya who obtained weapons with funds received indirectly from Cleveland: NOW! Stokes and the NOW! trustees were sued in 1970 by 8 policemen wounded in the shootout, but the suit was dismissed in 1977. Altho... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Housing Our People Economically, Inc. Records. Housing Our People Economically, Inc. Housing Our People Economically, Inc., was a non-profit organization founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1965 to rehabilitate existing houses and build new ones for residents of Cleveland's Hough neighborhood. It depended on government and foundation grants for much of its support, and, by the mid-1970s, owned and managed over 250 units of housing. The group floundered in 1984 after reports of corruption and poor management made it difficult to obtain adequate funding. The group was known as HOPE. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, press releases, proposals, reports, information about property holdings, a subject file, blueprints, and newspaper clippings. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Roderick Boyd Porter Papers. Porter, Roderick Boyd Roderick Boyd Porter served as the Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Archivist (1973-1985) and was active in neighborhood redevelopment and historic preservation in the Greater Cleveland, Ohio, area. Porter also served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Western Reserve Historical Society, as a trustee of the Cleveland Area Arts Council, and a member of the Rowfant Club. He was a member of the North Coast Village Steering Committee in the 1980s, which played a key role in the Lexington Village project and revitalization efforts in the Hough area community of Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists of planning and development documents, project reports, proposals, correspondence, minutes, memoranda, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and personal notes. The collection pertains to the revitalization of the Hough area, an inner city neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio. It illustrates the involvement of urban renewal and re-development organizations such as the William Bingham Foundation, North Coast Village Stee... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT