The Redevelopment Communities® (RRC) process consists of three steps: Engagement, Evaluation and Certification. Learn more about each step below. For more detailed, step-by-step process information, download our RRC Process Document.
Formal engagement consists of three steps:
After formal engagement, communities will be placed in the RRC pipeline. While awaiting formal evaluation, communities should begin to update the plans, policies and procedures identified in their self-evaluation that do not meet best practices criteria. The formal evaluation process is conducted by the RRC team through stakeholder interviews, meeting observations and data analysis.
To become a certified Redevelopment Ready Community, your community must demonstrate that all RRC Best Practices criteria are being met. The RRC certification is a formal recognition that a community has a vision for the future and the fundamental practices in place to get there. Once certified, communities have access to additional technical assistance and opportunities to showcase their community to potential developers. A community is expected to be making progress toward certification on a regular basis in order to remain in good standing, but ultimately a community can work toward certification at its own pace.