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Search Results: Community Development
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Project Spotlight: Artists for HumanityMembers only Login
Laura Canter and Patricia Sluder with MassDevelopment present on the NMTC deal that supported the Artists for Humanity non-profit.
Innovations in Tax Increment FinanceMembers only Login
Alan Ferguson with InvestAtlanta presents on the Community Builders Program supported by TIF funding.
Financing Hospitals and Health Care Facilities in Underserved Communities - MAMembers only Login
Naomi Baruch and Robert Seega from MassDevelopment present several case studies and strategies for financing hospitals and healthcare facilities in Massachusetts.
Financing Hospitals and Health Care Facilities in Underserved Communities - WIMembers only Login
Dennis Reilly with the Wisconsin Health & Educational Facilities Authority (WHEFA) presents on the financing programs they offer and several case studies of Hospitals they have assisted through bond financing.
Strategically Reacting to an Identified Community/Economic Development Finance Need: The Akron Community Revitalization FundMembers only Login
Chris Burnham with the Development Finance Authority of Finance Authority of Summit County discusses a loan program dedicated to the revitalization of his community.
Neighborhood and Industrial RevitalizationMembers only Login
Melissa Johnson and Todd Castellini with the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority discuss neighborhood and industrial revitalization in their community.
LIHTC - Improved Data and Oversight Would Strengthen Cost Assessment and Fraud Risk Management Members only Login
This report, produced by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), identifies trends and successes in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program and opportunities present to advance oversight of development costs.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Tax Increment Finance (TIF) - Innovation & TrendsMembers only Login
The results of TIF have been compelling since its inception as a development finance tool. Lending itself to flexibility and creativity, TIF has perennially supported diverse projects across diverse communities throughout the U.S. During this...
The Low Income-Housing Tax Credit: Past Achievements, Future ChallengesMembers only Login
This report, produced by the Urban Institute, explores why LIHTC is a critical part of the housing safety net. The report details how and why the program has succeeded, the challenges it faces, and why the program is more important than ever.
Wisconsin State Housing Tax CreditMembers only Login
The changes and trends in the affordable housing industry have a large impact on Wisconsin communities. Continuing to provide an adequate number of homes affordable to low and moderate income households is increasingly difficult. Luckily, there are...
PACE Financing in WisconsinMembers only Login
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing supports the expansion of energy efficiency, solar, water, wind power and other renewable energy installations for the benefit of commercial buildings. PACE programs capitalize reduction in energy...
CDFI Support for Affordable Housing Development in WisconsinMembers only Login
The changes and trends in the affordable housing industry have a large impact on Wisconsin communities. Continuing to provide an adequate number of homes affordable to low and moderate income households is increasingly difficult. Luckily, there are...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Housing Finance 201: Partnerships & the Capital StackMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA//BNY Mellon Development Webcast Series, housing finance experts explored how community institutions can provide the diversity in financing needed to see housing projects from inception to fruition and how...
A New Paradigm: Impact Investing Through Development Finance AgenciesMembers only Login
During this webinar speakers form the Greater Cincinnati Redevelopment Authority, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority and Memphis EDGE presented on how and why they created Impact Investing programs in their communities.
State of Illinois Selected Finance and Assistance ProgramsMembers only Login
Victor Narusis with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity discusses selected finance and assistance programs in the State of Illinois.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Community Benefit Agreements - Sparking Development
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, Ed Trumbull and Brent Orrell from ICF discussed how public entities can optimize CBAs to generate greater community buy-in for development projects, and more...
Housing Tax Credit Investments: Investment and Operational PerformanceMembers only Login
This report is the seventh in a series of periodic reports issued by CohnReznick LLP that address the performance of properties financed with federal low-income housing tax credits.
Financing Solutions for the Missouri Housing MarketMembers only Login
The changes and trends in the affordable housing industry have a large impact on Missouri communities. Continuing to provide an adequate number of homes affordable to low and moderate income households is increasingly difficult. Luckily, there are a...
Support Tools for Local Initiatives - Federal Funds for EDMembers only Login
Charlie Bartsch with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency covers a slew of federal financing programs available to support local economic development initiatives. Bartsch provides case studies and examples of how various programs can be applied...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Crowdfunding Small Business DevelopmentMembers only Login
Crowdsourcing.org defines crowdfunding as “the use of small amounts of capital from a large number of individuals to finance a new business venture.” This financing mechanism has become immensely popular with entrepreneurs and small businesses as...
Catalytic Investments for Urban DevelopmentMembers only Login
Jeff Miller, Senior Economic Development Advisor at the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, highlights project examples and discusses the impact that pro-active catalytic investments can make while driving urban development and renewal
Financing for Attainable HousingMembers only Login
Jim Carras discusses how the workforce housing movement is building in Florida and talks about the different financing tools that can be assembled to address the gap needed to make workforce housing and affordable housing available.
Financing for Attainable HousingMembers only Login
Mitch Rosenstein discusses how the workforce housing movement is building in Florida and talks about the different financing tools that can be assembled to address the gap needed to make workforce housing and affordable housing available.
New Market Tax Credits and BrownfieldsMembers only Login
Kurt Peterson discusses how the ability of the NMTC program to expand the availability of credit, investment capital, and financial services in distressed urban and rural communities makes this financing tool a viable option for brownfields...
Collaborative Permanent Housing FinanceMembers only Login
Katie Kim from the Kim Group presents on the process and financing tools required to develop Cooperage 214 in Peoria, Illinois.
Financing the West Bank Landing in MTMembers only Login
Brett Doney from the Great Falls Montana Development Authority presents on the redevelopment of the West Bank Landing.
Supporting Workforce and Affordable Housing in Augusta, GAMembers only Login
Carla Delaney, Shawn Edwards and Hawthorne Welcher Jr. from the City of Augusta present on the financing tools and partnerships used to support workforce and affordable housing developments in Augusta, Georgia.
Building Sustainable Cities Through Blended CapitalMembers only Login
This Kresge Foundation case study examines strategies to confront the interconnected web of complex issues facing cities and their residents as they address income inequality and reimagine a sustainable Detroit.
Land Value Capture for Affordable HousingMembers only Login
Lourdes German from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and Nora Lake-Brown from David Paul Rosen & Associates present on how Land Value Capture can be used to finance a communities affordable housing needs.
A Regional Analysis of the Economic Impact of Foundation and Federal CED Grants in GAMembers only Login
Peter Bluestone from Georgia State University presents on the impact of foundation grants throughout the state of Georgia.
Large Foundation Community Economic Development Investments and Other Grants in GAMembers only Login
Mels de Zeeuw presents on the impact of community and investment grants throughout the state of Georgia.
Supporting Workforce and Affordable HousingMembers only Login
Ivory Mathews from the Greenville Housing Authority and Cindi Herrera from Cindi Herrera and Associates present on how Greenville, South Carolina approaches affordable housing finance.
Port Covington: Workforce DevelopmentMembers only Login
Ed Trumbull from ICF and Alicia Wilson from Sagamore Development Company present on the plan to fulfill the local workforce requirement of the record setting TIF approved for Port Covington.
UMass Boston Student Housing ProjectMembers only Login
Patricia Filippone from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and Rebecca Sullivan from MassDevelopment present on the bond issuance and partnership that supported a new student housing development.
Regional Hospital FinanceMembers only Login
Mike Catsi from AIDEA presents on the capital stack that supported The John Calricarap Clinic in Alaska.
Shaping our Appalachian Region (SOAR)Members only Login
In August, the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet announced three grants worth $5 million to spur economic development and job creation in Eastern Kentucky. How might these grants be used locally and are there opportunities for leveraging this...
The Appalachian Wildlife FoundationMembers only Login
In August, the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet announced three grants worth $5 million to spur economic development and job creation in Eastern Kentucky. How might these grants be used locally and are there opportunities for leveraging this...
Kentucky Programs and Economic Development OverviewMembers only Login
Sarah Butler from the Commonwealth of Kentucky discusses the latest matters related to economic development in Kentucky, along with a variety of financing programs available from the state. This material explores the economic development finance...
NMTC Public Data Release Members only Login
This release from the CDFI Fund includes data on NMTC awards and allocations for 2003-2015. Since its inception, the CDFI Fund has made 1,032 New Markets Tax Credit awards total, and allocated $50.5 billion in tax credit authority to 345 awardees,...
Historic Pike Place Market Renovation & Expansion ProjectMembers only Login
Emily Crawford and Sabina Proto present the expansion and renovation of the historic Pike Place Market. Not only does it provide a space for farmers and producers, it has become a public plaza that includes low-income housing, a neighborhood center,...
Financing for Workforce HousingMembers only Login
Corky Poster discusses the workforce housing movement in Arizona, presents different financing tools for that can be assembled to address the gap needed to make workforce housing available, and presents some completed workforce housing case studies.
Financing for Workforce HousingMembers only Login
Marcos Ysmael discusses the workforce housing movement in Arizona, presents different financing tools for that can be assembled to address the gap needed to make workforce housing available, and presents some completed workforce housing case studies.
Financing for Workforce HousingMembers only Login
Brian Swanton discusses the workforce housing movement in Arizona, presents different financing tools for that can be assembled to address the gap needed to make workforce housing available, and presents some completed workforce housing case studies.
Financing Mixed-Use Development - The Latest TrendsMembers only Login
Aaron Cooper discusses a unique mixed-use development finance case study in Ajo, AZ. This project explores the International Sonoran Desert Alliance project and it's impact on Ajo, AZ.
Crystal City BIDMembers only Login
Tax Increment Financing, Special Assessment Districts, Management Districts and Public Improvement Districts have become powerful financing mechanisms to help communities concentrate development opportunities into targeted locations. Angela Fox with...
Market Update and Virginia Financing ToolsMembers only Login
Tax Increment Financing, Special Assessment Districts, Management Districts and Public Improvement Districts have become powerful financing mechanisms to help communities concentrate development opportunities into targeted locations. Laura Radcliff...
State of the PACE Market & Energy Efficiency in VirginiaMembers only Login
After eight years of effort, PACE has finally launched in Virginia. Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing is taking hold across the country through several innovative programs, and Virginia is no different. Designed to support the...
NMTC Program Summary Report 2003-2015Members only Login
The CDFI Fund released a Summary Report and data collected on New Markets Tax Credit investments across the nation through fiscal year 2015. For the first time, the Summary Report categorizes all investments utilizing the North American Industry...
JobsOhio State Programs and Legislative UpdateMembers only Login
Kristi Clouse, Diana Rife, and Joe Worboy of JobsOhio discuss the latest matters related to economic development in Ohio, along with a look at the variety of financing programs available from the state. These practitioners explore the economic...
Developing a Strategic Financing PlanMembers only Login
Strategic planning for development finance agencies drives organizational alignment, provides a sense of direction, and outlines measurable goals. Actively engaging in the process helps to align a DFA’s financing capacity with the needs of a...
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