The HOPE VI program serves a vital role in the Department of Housing and Urban Development's efforts to transform Public Housing.
The specific elements of public housing transformation that have proven keys to HOPE VI include:
- Changing the physical shape of public housing
- Establishng positive incentives for resident self-sufficiency and comprehensive servides that empower residents
- Lessening concentrations of poverty by placing public housing in non-poverty neighborhoods and promoting mixed-income communities
- Forging partnerships with other agencies, local governments, nonprofit organizations, and private businesses to leverage support and resources