Online Resource Database
Most resources in the ORD are available to CDFA members only. CDFA members should login with their CDFA Account at the top of the page to access the full set of resources. Non-members are encouraged to join CDFA today
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21c Museum HotelMembers only Login
Phillip Allen of 21c Hotels details the work they do in restoring iconic historic buildings, partnering with cities, and creating a successful capital stack for unique redevelopment projects.
CDFA Brownfields Financing Toolkit
The CDFA Brownfields Financing Toolkit provides communities with an easy-to-use, best practices resource on brownfields redevelopment. The toolkit brings together the best financing concepts and techniques to provide a comprehensive response to...
Historic Tax Credit Catalyst for Change Study
This report from Place Economics demonstrates quantitatively the catalytic impact that the rehabilitation of historic buildings has on the community made possible with the use of the historic tax credit.
DevelopOhio Economic Incentives Toolkit
This guide from Bricker & Eckler and Argus Growth Consultants outlines the array of tools with which Ohio economic development practitioners can stimulate development to occur in their communities.
Tax Credits in Combination with Other Tools
Chuck Depew, Director of the National Development Council, gives an encompassing presentation on using tax credits in combination with other financing tools to catalyze development.
Nuts and Bolts of NMTCs and HTCs: Should Bond Lawyers Care?
This presentation covers financing structures for NMTC or HTC and tax-exempt bond projects. The authors are Mary Nash Rusher of Hunton & Williams, Peter Duffley of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, Dick Helde of Dorsey & Whitney, Marshall Philiips of...
Tax Credit Finance Reference Guide
Written in conjunction with Ice Miller LLP, the Tax Credit Finance Reference Guide examines how to effectively apply tax credits to development opportunities, and explains the basics of tax credits and the fundamentals of using these tools. In...
Historic Tax CreditsMembers only Login
Bill MacRostie from MacRostie Historic Advisors LLC gives this presentation with a general introduction to historic tax credits. He review the basic rules for using the credit as well as gives some case study examples.