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Sample Quality-of-Life Plans

A quality-of-life plan is a document created by a wide array of local stakeholders to map out the assets and challenges faced by the community and specific, measurable goals to improve the neighborhood.

These quality-of-life plans from around the country give an idea of what can be accomplished with strong local voices and momentum for change.

Greater Newark: "Transforming Lower Broadway - Our Quality of Life Roadmap"

After a two-year participatory process that included hundreds of community members from the Lower… Continue

    Houston’s Near Northside Neighborhood Quality-of-Life Plan

    Houston’s Near Northside neighborhood is in the midst of a transformation from a warehouse… Continue

      Rhode Island Groups Release "Community Contracts"

      The neighborhood plans for Rhode Island's Woonsocket and Olneyville areas, made public in March… Continue

        Milwaukee Quality-of-Life Plans: Zilber Neighborhood Initiative

        Download the plans created by the Lindsay Heights and Clarke Square neighborhoods in Milwaukee. The… Continue

          The Chicago Plans: 14 Neighborhoods Map Out Their Futures

          The neighborhoods participating in LISC/Chicago's New Communities Program created 14… Continue

            Six Quality-of-Life Plans for Indianapolis Neighborhoods

            The Great Indy Neighborhoods Initiative brought together more than 300 residents in six… Continue

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