Community Development Minute

Various Times, Daily

The Community Development Minute provides education information about the various roles and initiatives that community development organizations use to further their communities. The Community Development Minute is a production of the University District Development Corporation and KUAR.

Ways to Connect

Although there is a shortage of affordable rental housing in the United States, the low-income housing tax credit is one way the federal government tries to address the shortage. Do you know how it works?

Since 2009, the Arkansas Coalition for Obesity Prevention (ArCOP), through its Growing Healthy Communities initiative, has helped communities like the University District in Little Rock reduce obesity and improve the health of their residents.

Community Development Corporations, or CDCs for short, work to improve the lives of residents in their communities primarily by developing affordable housing. However, did you know that CDCs can offer other programs and services for the residents of their communities?

The UDDC – the University District Development Corporation — serves the University District which includes the neighborhoods surrounding the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. It has identified health and wellness as one of its programs.