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DevelopOhio Economic Incentives Toolkit - An Effective Economic Development Toolkit for Growth and Job Creation
This guide from Bricker Graydon outlines the array of tools with which Ohio economic development practitioners can intervene to stimulate or induce development to occur — or occur sooner than market forces sometimes allow — in their communities....
American Rescue Plan Second Anniversary Report
The American Rescue Plan has helped to power one of the strongest and most equitable recoveries on record while making investments that position our nation for economic success in the coming decades. Over the last year, American Rescue Plan programs...
CDFA Food Systems Finance Webinar Series: Financing Food-Centered Redevelopment
During this installment of the CDFA Food Systems Finance Webinar Series, we explored how investing in food-centered redevelopment can restore local food systems infrastructure, catalyze additional neighborhood development, and protect healthy,...
Federal Tax Incentives for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings - FY20 Annual ReportMembers only Login
The Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program, administered by the National Park Service in partnership with the State Historic Preservation Offices, is the nation’s most effective program to promote historic preservation and community...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series: Historic Preservation Financing
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, we will explore the challenges of historic preservation projects and how financing tools can be combined to make preservation projects possible.
Opportunity Zone Development Profile - Ox Fibre ApartmentsMembers only Login
Ox Fibre Apartments will bring 83 new affordable apartments to Frederick, MD—a growing community located within one hour of both Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. Layering Opportunity Zones equity with state LIHTC, federal Historic Tax Credits (HTC),...
Historic Tax Credits - Community Development Fact Sheet
This Community Developments Fact Sheet summarizes certain aspects of the Historic Tax Credit (HTC) program for national banks and federal savings associations (collectively, banks) and explains how HTCs may be used to support a bank’s affordable...
Available CFA Resources - New York Regional Economic Development CouncilsMembers only Login
In 2011, Governor Cuomo created ten Regional Economic Development Councils (REDC) and the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) to advance the administration’s efforts to improve New York’s business climate and expand economic growth. This 2019...
Incorporating PACE Into Complex Projects - Rachel Davis, Caleb Bell, Jerry Brunswick, Frances Kern Mennone, Scott RingleinMembers only Login
Rachel Davis, Caleb Bell, Jerry Brunswick, Frances Kern Mennone, and Scott Ringlein present Incorporationg PACE Into Complex Projects.
Historic Tax Credit Enhancement Act - October 2019 Senate BillMembers only Login
This is the text of the Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act. The Act was introduced in the U.S. Senate in October 2019 by Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Maria Cantwell (D-WA).
Annual Report on the Economic Impact of the Federal Historic Tax Credit for FY 2018Members only Login
The NPS issues annual reports on the HTC program quantifying the number of historic rehabilitations certified each year, their reported costs, and other statistical information on the program. For FY 2018, the NPS also turned to the Rutgers...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Capital for Main StreetMembers only Login
Whether it is supporting small businesses, investing in historic buildings, or repairing aging infrastructure, Main Street communities need access to capital in various forms. Small downtowns and commercial districts contain a myriad of uses and...
St. Luc's Cultural Immersion Center Roadmap to Redevelopment
This report provides financing strategies for St. Luc's Cultural Immersion Center in Arnaudville, Louisiana. St. Luc's is a proposed hands-on immersive engagement center for Cajun, Creole, and French language and culture.
Historic Redevelopment in DallasMembers only Login
Kristian Teleki with Matthews Southwest, Jon Hubach with City of Dallas and Christie Allardyce with Merriman Anderson present on all aspects of the redevelopment of Old Dallas High School.
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.
National Historic Preservation Tax Incentive Program Booklet
This booklet, provided by the National Parks Service, provides an overview of the National Historic Preservation Tax Incentive Program in general terms only.
Creative Tax Credit Financing In North Carolina: NMTC, HTC and LIHTCMembers only Login
Mary Nash Rusher of McGuireWoods LLP, Chris Leutzinger of SunTrust Bank, and Brian Oxford of CAHEC present on a panel regarding tax credit financing in North Carolina. This panel was moderated by Brien Desilets of Grant Thornton LLP.
Nebraska Job Creation and Economic Revitalization Act: Economic Impact and Creation of Residential and Commercial Space Members only Login
This report has two purposes. First, the current report estimates the economic impact of projects that have utilized the Nebraska Historic Tax Credit (NHTC). Second, this report analyzes the extent to which the NHTC has been utilized in economically...
Historic Preservation: An Overlooked Economic Driver, A Study of the Impacts of Historic Preservation in Rhode IslandMembers only Login
Historic preservation pays dividends for Rhode Island – its economy, its environment, and its quality of life. The pages that follow identify the ways and the means that Rhode Island benefits.
Annual Report of HTC FY 2017Members only Login
Over $5.8 billion in private investment in historic preservation and community revitalization. Along with an estimated 106,846 jobs created in the 2017 fiscal year.
Unlocking Capital: A Handbook for Becoming a High Performing Development Finance Agency
Unlocking Capital: A Handbook for Becoming a High Performing Development Finance Agency (Handbook) serves as a companion to the Practitioner’s Guide to help illuminate the structures of development finance agencies (DFAs), essential conduits to...
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.
The Impact of Wisconsin's Historic Tax CreditMembers only Login
This report, produced by Baker Tilly, analyzes the State of Wisconsin's 5% Historic Tax Credit (HTC) which applies to qualified rehabilitated expenditures on building projects and renovations across the state. On January 1, 2014, the credit was...
Wisconsin Historic Tax Credit Impact AnalysisMembers only Login
Baker Tilly produced this report with the purpose of estimating the economic and fiscal impact of recent changes to Wisconsin’s historic tax credit, enabling projects to claim the 20% award versus the 5% HTC award. The approach in this report looks...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Financing Historic Theater RedevelopmentMembers only Login
Historic theaters are key structures for creating a sense of place and often have a rich history of being a community's economic driver. For theaters that have fallen into disrepair, changing their fate requires vision, planning, and a commitment to...
Combining Financing Tools for Missouri Development - St. Louis Development CorporationMembers only Login
Combining multiple incentives successfully requires attention to detail and often some creative structuring. Identifying program requirements and balancing the applicable incentives are steps that must be established early on for any potential...
Creative Financing Strategies in Texas- Members only Login
Unique development financing solutions are increasingly sought after to complete projects of all sizes, and it is often necessary to find creative approaches that involve combining multiple financing tools. Sue Hounsel with the City of Dallas...
Texarkana Hotel Grim Lofts RedevelopmentMembers only Login
An investigation into the redevelopment of Texarkana's long vacant Hotel Grim.
Historic Hotel Northland Redevelopment Members only Login
Kate Crowley and John Hoffman from Baker Tilly covers the use of historic tax credits as part of the capital stack for the redevelopment of a hotel.
Financing the Warehouse DistrictMembers only Login
Christine Mackay with the City of Phoenix discusses the Phoenix Warehouse District and CDFA financing options for adaptive reuse.
Financing Affordable Housing Development in MichiganMembers only Login
Michigan is showing increasing economic strength. Despite this, the state’s housing market is not keeping up with an adequate number of homes affordable to low- and moderate-income households. Ben Stehouwer (Cinnaire) discusses the major changes and...
Creative Tax Credit Financing in WisconsinMembers only Login
Tax Credits have been widely used in Wisconsin as a method to influence businesses to take certain actions, such as locating to specific underserved areas, rehabilitating historic properties, expanding business’ research and development, investing...
State & Federal Financing ProgramsMembers only Login
While most development finance programs are available throughout the nation, there are several unique financing programs available at the state level as well. Bob Isaacson (MN DEED) discusses the past, present, and future of economic and community...
Creative Tax Credit Financing in Pennsylvania Communities- O'DonnellMembers only Login
James O'Donnell (Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development) relays a tax credit division overview of tax credit programs in the state. O'Donnell explores Job Creation Tax Credits, Historic Preservation Tax Credits, and Film...
CDFA Ohio Webcast: Downtown Redevelopment District Legislation
The Ohio General Assembly and Governor Kasich recently passed the new Downtown Redevelopment District legislation (HB 233) that provides new tools, including property assessment and TIF-like provisions, available to rehabilitate historic buildings,...
Reimagining RiNo… Together Art, Development and Change Andrew Members only Login
Jamie Licko (RiNo Art District), Andrew Feinstein (EXDO Events), and Chandler Romeo (Blue Silo Studios) discuss the RiNo Art District located just north of downtown Denver, now a thriving neighborhood full of remarkable arts and artists that is also...
Unlocking the Development Finance Toolbox in Rural America
The Rural Financing Best Practices by CDFA explores how rural communities can leverage a wide range of tools and approaches to build on their assets, protect their resources, and make strategic investments that offer long-term benefits for residents...
Understanding Industrial Development AuthoritiesMembers only Login
Gregg Ghelfi of The Industrial Development Authority of the County of Maricopa defines what an Industrial Development Authority (IDA) is, and gives a brief overview of some benefits of having an IDA and applicable case studies.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Exploring the Newark Development RenaissanceMembers only Login
During this CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast, explore financing programs and investment strategies that Newark, New Jersey has employed to encourage redevelopment in the city.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Exploring the Newark Development Renaissance
During this CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast presentation, panelists Carmelo Garcia and Jorge Santos of the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation and Mathew Abraham of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority share...
Commonly Used Tax Credits in South CarolinaMembers only Login
George Strobel of State Tax Credit Exchange overviews the commonly used tax credits in South Carolina.
CDFA USDA Rural Development Finance Training Series: Rural Rebirth through FinanceMembers only Login
As part of the CDFA & USDA Rural Development Finance Partnership, CDFA is providing a four-part training series for USDA field staff. These four courses are focused on the Fundamentals of Development Finance, Food Systems Finance, Infrastructure...
Let's Make a Deal: Famicos Foundation, Inc.Members only Login
John Anoliefo, Executive Director of Famicos Foundation, Inc., describes the financing needs for two projects: the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Centennial Celebration and the Glenville Community and Entrepreneurial Center.
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