How is Vital Brooklyn Funded?
The $1.4 billion plan employs a comprehensive suite of resources funded through the FY 2018 Executive Budget.
The investment will establish new health care facilities and increase access to primary care providers and specialists.
The investment will create new afforadble housing options, including rental and homeownership, that are green and healthy.
Timeline for Impementation
By the end of 2017, existing programs in all 8 focus areas will expand into Central Brooklyn, requests for proposals will be released, and participatory design for the first phase of housing and open space projects will be underway.
By the end of 2018, new programs will be launched, recreational capital investment improvements will begin, and contracts will be awarded for new housing developments.
By the end of 2019, the development plan for ambulatory care will be completed and implementation will begin, schoolyard renovations will be completed and open for community use, and construction will be underway at all new housing developments.