The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act investing in Alabama

On Feb. 13, 2009, Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) of 2009 at the urging of President Obama, who signed it into law four days later. In Alabama there are many stories of how the Recovery Act investments are changing our communities.

Recovery Act Projects Map ( - allows you see where and how the projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 are putting Americans back to work and rejuvenating the nation's ailing economy

Alabama Stories

[Photo: New construction funded with ARRA funds is making a difference in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. These are three of 144 units under construction in the McKenzie Court Community.]

Tuscaloosa Housing Authority brings new life to community using HUD stimulus funding
[Photo: The Westry family happily stand in front of their home with HUD Deputy Secretary, Ronald Sims, (second from left in front row) and joined by HUD Birmingham Field Office staff in celebrating their first home purchase made possible by Habitat for Humanity through the use of HUD Neighborhood Stabilization Funds.]

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Birmingham
[Image: Recovery Act Logo]

Recovery Act funds new and redeveloped housing, generates jobs, revitalizes communities


Content Archived: March 3, 2014