Welcome to Metropolitan Development

What we do:


Federal Funds

CDBG: Assistance to persons earning less than 80% AMI, and census tracts where more than 50% of the population is under that income level.

HOME: Housing opportunities for low to moderate income persons.

ESG: Assistance to agencies serving the homeless population and moving them to permanent supportive housing as quickly as possible.



Administering funds appropriated for projects by the Evansville Redevelopment Commission in areas of the city declared Redevelopment Areas.

Manage projects such as:

Ford Center/Victory Theater

North Main complete street

Haynie’s Corner revitalization

Doubletree Hotel

IU Medical school campus

Downtown Master Plan


Historic Preservation/ Brownfield Corporation

Leverage funds to accomplish Historic Preservation

Owen Block

Greyhound Station

Peters-Margedent House

EBC Land Banking

Strategic lot acquisition for new housing and commercial development





Provides staff support assisting the Evansville Redevelopment Commission in the coordination and execution of redevelopment or economic development activities. See this link for active CITY districts: http://www.vanderburghassessor.org/map/default.html

Historic Preservation Service
Provides services to develop and expand preservation activities through public awareness and education; conducts Section 106 reviews and National Register nominations.
Historic Preservation Guideline Amendment link

Neighborhood Stablization Program (NSP) 
NSP1 funds have been amended to add another option to the activities listed for use and beneficiaries of homes rehabbed, reconstructed, and new constructed, in the City of Evansville.
NSP Amendment

You may contact us in Room 306 of the Civic Center Complex


Last updated: 5/26/2017 10:30:12 AM