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Department of Metropolitan Development
1 NW Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Civic Center Complex Room 306
Evansville, IN 47708
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  • Phone:  (812) 436-7823
  • Fax:  (812) 436-7809
  • TTY/TDD:  (812) 436-4928
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  • Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CT
    Executive Director- Kelley Coures

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Department of Metropolitan Development

Mission Statement
Promoting community development and urban revitalization through human and infrastructural development.

Community Development
Community development activities build stronger and more resilient communities through an ongoing process of identifying and addressing needs, assets, and priority investments.

Community development activities may support infrastructure, economic development projects, installation of public facilities, community centers, housing rehabilitation, public services, clearance/acquisition, microenterprise assistance, code enforcement, homeowner assistance and many other identified needs.

Socio Economic Demographic Study 2017

Evansville’s NRSA Emergency Relief Program

The purpose of this economic development program is to provide financial assistance to small, for-profit businesses located within the City of Evansville’s Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Areas (NRSA) that have been directly affected by revenue loss resulting from COVID-19 and its subsequent Executive Orders and local Emergency Ordinances requiring a limitation on business operations.


NRSA Arts District Map

NRSA Jacobsville Map


Provides staff support assisting the Evansville Redevelopment Commission in the coordination and execution of redevelopment or economic development activities. 

Historic Preservation Service
Provides services to develop and expand preservation activities through public awareness and education; conducts Section 106 reviews and National Register nominations.

Neighborhood Stablization Program (NSP) 
NSP1 funds have been amended to add another option to the activities listed for use and beneficiaries of homes rehabbed, reconstructed, and newly constructed, in the City of Evansville.