Hill-Evans: City of York awarded $706,900 for revitalization projects

YORK, Dec. 17 – State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, today announced four community revitalization projects in the city of York were approved through the Neighborhood Assistance Program that total $706,900.

The entities that received tax credits include:

  • Crispus Attucks Association, $337,500.
  • YWCA of York, $219,400.
  • Y Community Development Corp., $150,000.

The Crispus Attucks Association will receive funds to renovate dilapidated structures to be utilized by local residents for housing. The YWCA of York will receive the tax credit for community safety services and to support the last phase of renovations for the Voni B Grimes Gym. The Y Community Development Corp. will proceed with the next phase of its urban park development, the construction of affordable housing units and security structures with the funds it has been awarded.

“Congratulations to the city of York and the dedication of each applicant for their diligent work in securing the necessary funds to enhance the York community,” Hill-Evans said. “These credits will play a significant role in revitalizing neglected areas and providing affordable housing and community resources for those residents in need.”

NAP provides tax credits to businesses that donate capital to support projects that address neighborhood and community problems – particularly in low-income areas that need it most. NAP can be used for projects including affordable housing, community services, crime prevention, education, job training, charitable food, blight, special population issues, veteran’s initiatives and long-term community revitalization.