Live Indy East

We promise to create an economically diverse community by promoting housing redevelopment that embraces existing and new residents. We aim to accomplish this by recapturing vacant housing and developing new and affordable options.

OUR GOAL: 

Affordable Housing & Redevelopment

Englewood Apartments

Existing Homeowners & Renters

Decrease transiency rate and resident turnover by addressing barriers to decent, safe, and affordable housing of existing renters and homeowners.  Deferred maintenance, vacant and blighted properties, and problem rentals undermine community vitality and stability.

New Neighbor Cultivation

Increase homeownership, density & home values and lower vacancy rate, by creating diverse housing opportunities for new neighbors.  A high percentage of vacant and blighted residential properties compel new housing and infill development opportunities.

Multi-Family Housing Opportunities

Increase the population density and level of specialty housing by developing multi-family housing options for families and individuals across the economic spectrum.  This will in turn fuel other economic development.

View the full Live Indy East Promise Zone strategy

Are you interested in learning more about the strategy behind the Live Indy Promise and goals? You can access the full document or just view the specific Live Indy East goals and partners.   

Live IndyEast Promise Zone Funding History

Over the past six years, the Live Indy East initiative has received almost $28M in funding to support the goals and initiatives on the Near Eastside of Indianapolis.

Amount Received for Live Indy East: $27,019,749
Hoosier Farmers Market Association

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Through USDA, State SNAP agencies can receive reimbursement for approximately 50 percent of their administrative costs for outreach to low-income people. States can develop an outreach plan at their option. Community and faith-based organization may serve as subgrantees under the State outreach plan or the State may conduct the work “in-house.”

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Brownfields Assessment Grant

The FY18 U.S. EPA Brownfields Assessment Grant funded Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments on potentially contaminated parcels in and around the Indy East Promise Zone.

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Education and Outreach Initiatives

In addition to its Private Enforcement grant, the FHCCI received an Education and Outreach grant under the Department of Housing and Urban Developments Fair Housing Initiatives Program, which allowed it to conduct educational programming that helped Promise Zone neighbors effectively identify and report housing discrimination.

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Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Grant

The Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Grant through the Department of …

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Community Health Network

Accountable Health Communities Model

The Community Health Network Foundation in Indianapolis, in partnership with …

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Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Grants

This award from HUD allowed LISC to provide loans, grants, …

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Fair Housing Initiatives Program

The Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded funds to …

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Assets for Independence

Assets for Independence (AFI), was funded through a grant from …

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Live Indy East Map

Live Indy East Map

The Live IndyEast map outlines the area’s assets and potential opportunities for residential living. Black and light pink rectangles show vacant parcels available for development. The map also shows transportation initiatives, like protected bike lanes, IndyGo bus routes, and the planned Blue Line on Washington Street.

Shaded areas mark residential neighborhood opportunities already in place, like Great Places 2020 in Englewood and Twin Aire, as well as the Near Eastside’s Quality of Life Plan.

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Live Indy East

News and Resources

Read the latest updates about IndyEast Live projects, awarded grants, and milestones.