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Search Results: Urban Development
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CDBG Entitlement Expenditure Reports, 2001 - 2019
This Excel sheet shows CDBG Entitlement Expenditures for 2001-2019. Since CDBG funds may be used for a wide variety of housing, community, and economic development activities, the use of those funds may be identified in these profiles by as many as...
CDBG Partnership Challenges and Opportunities at the Local, State, and Federal LevelsMembers only Login
HUD issued this report in October 2019 to identify opportunities and challenges for Federal, State, and local governments to partner with nonprofit organizations to complete community development, revitalization, and rehabilitation projects using...
An Analysis of Housing Vulnerability in San Antonio
This study of housing vulnerability in San Antonio includes implications for vulnerable populations and vulnerable affordable housing stock. Definitions of housing affordability and vulnerability, a framework for understanding these issues and...
Finance Fund Invests in UC Gardner Neuroscience InstituteMembers only Login
University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute (UCGNI) is comprised of a diverse group of world-class physicians and faculty that provide specialized services for complex neurologic and psychiatric disease, illness, and injuries. Finance...
Federal Programs for Housing Finance - Bennett Hilley and Caitlin RennerMembers only Login
Bennett Hilley and Caitlin Renner with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development present on Federal Programs for Housing Finance during the Intro Housing Finance WebCourse.
HUD and Fostering Investment in Low-Income PlacesMembers only Login
Todd Richardson of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides an overview of HUD's housing finance programs and how they can support Opportunity Zones investments at the 2019 CDFA Federal Policy Conference.
Building Resiliency Through Green InfrastructureMembers only Login
Cities have recently integrated more green infrastructure strategies into their climate resiliency planning. Creating climate-resilient cities takes more than a series of infrastructure investments; more than sea walls and permeable pavement. It...
Opportunities to Use Assessment Districts to Finance Facilities and Services in CaliforniaMembers only Login
This report from the California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission (CDIAC) seeks to inform local agencies as well as others in the public finance community about the opportunities for using assessments within the constraints imposed by recent...
Summit County & Akron: The Evolution of Summit County's Development Finance AuthorityMembers only Login
The evolution of community based development finance authority to achieve valuable/measurable community impact, the story of the DFA of Summit County, 1994 – present. Learn how a local port authority created to maintain rail rights away evolved into...
How Cincinnati Address Urban RevitalizationMembers only Login
In Cincinnati, manufacturing innovation built a powerful economy and prosperous middle class. Now, the Greater Cincinnati Redevelopment Authority is building upon legacy assets, investing in urban industrial sites to attract next generation...
A Timeline of Cleveland Urban Revitalization: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame through East Bank of the FlatsMembers only Login
Cleveland is in the midst of a great urban revitalization, and the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority will present an overview the Port’s progression starting from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame through to East Bank of the Flats. During this...
Toledo-Lucas County and the Renaissance of Manufacturing and Energy Members only Login
This session will provide an overview of the evolution of the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority’s Better Building of Northwest Ohio Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program with a focus on how development partners can use this alternative...
Financing Solutions for First Ring Suburbs: A Focus on Brownfields and Previously Used SitesMembers only Login
Charlie Bartsch, Senior Fellow with ICF International, examines funding sources for first ring suburbs including programs run through federal agencies. Bartsch lists many of the federal financing programs and discusses how they have been used to...
Energy Finance: The Green Bank Model in New EnglandMembers only Login
Brian McCarter. CEO of Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, explores the Green Bank Model for clean energy investment as well as opportunities to expand the use of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) to both commercial and residential sectors.
Catalytic Investments for Urban DevelopmentMembers only Login
George Durante, Transformative Development Fellow at Mass Development, highlights project examples and discusses the impact that pro-active catalytic investments can make while driving urban development and renewal.
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.
Market Based Zoning and RedevelopmentMembers only Login
Farrell Tiller from Redevelopment Management Associates presets on how tools such as market based zoning can help to support key community revitalization projects.
Financing the Orleans Landing in Detroit, MIMembers only Login
Jennifer Kanalos from the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation and Bret Stuntz from AKT Peerless present on the financing package that supported the Orleans Landing development in Detroit, MI.
MARTA & Transit-Oriented DevelopmentMembers only Login
Amanda Rhein from MARTA presents on transit-oriented development in Atlanta.
City of Milwaukee: Infrastructure & RevitalizationMembers only Login
Lori Lutzka from the Redevelopment Authority of Milwaukee and Mary Channing from the City of Milwaukee present on infrastructure and revitalization in their city.
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 for Workforce Housing
Brian Lloyd and Dan Schilling discuss important contributors to the Washington community's workforce who are in of affordable housing close to their jobs. This session looks at how this movement in building in WA and presents different financing...
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.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Special Assessment Techniques for Transformative Community ImprovementsMembers only Login
This month’s CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series featuring Dr. Laura Wheeler from Georgia State University, Bryant Parker from White Goss, Austin Parker from Fisher, Patterson, Sayler & Smith, and Emily Metzler from MuniCap, Inc....
Arvada: Tax Increment Financing in ActionMembers only Login
Tax increment financing is a flexible and creative financing tool that can support development projects throughout Colorado. The Arvada Urban Renewal Authority shares their successes of using TIF for a number of different projects including housing,...
SC Financing for Workforce/Affordable Housing Members only Login
Ivory Mathews discusses how important contributor's to a community's workforce are in need of affordable housing close to their jobs. Workforce housing produces a more sustainable local economy which allows workers to afford to live near their place...
Taking Stock of the Community Development Block GrantMembers only Login
This brief from the Urban Institute, takes stock of the evidence surrounding the CDBG program, and makes recommendations for how it should look moving forward.
Urban Revitalization & Impact Investing
CDFA's white paper documents the potential of a collaboration between impact investors and high performing Development Finance Agencies (DFAs) to fill the capital gaps facing cities and neighborhoods working to support urban revitalization and to...
Green Bonds for Cities: A Strategic Guide for City-level Policymakers in Developing CountriesMembers only Login
This report by the Climate Policy Initiative offers a strategic guide for cities in developing countries to access green bond market flows, a potential source of finance for cities in developing countries looking to secure investment in low-carbon,...
Getting to Green: Paying for Green InfrastructureMembers only Login
Green Infrastructure practices typically involve compact design to retain or manage stormwater from individual or neighborhood group parcels. The information presented in this report is targeted at people making decisions about how to finance those...
WIFIA Project Approval and Closing
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Project Approval and Closing - Learn about application submission and evaluation, term sheet development, and closing.
WIFIA Project SelectionMembers only Login
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Project Selection - Learn about the application and selection process, including the letter of interest components, selection criteria and their weights, and preliminary creditworthiness and...
WIFIA Program OverviewMembers only Login
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program Overview - Learn about the WIFIA program's eligibility and statutory requirements, loan terms and conditions, and credit policies.
DeKlyen/Deane, Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative and Main Street NetworkMembers only Login
Dana and Kate managed the Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative and Main Street Network in Portland. This project benefited from grants, training and support from Portland Development Commission.
Addressing the Challenge of Aging Water Infrastructure Through Science and InnovationMembers only Login
The U.S. population is increasing and shifting geographically. Communities across the country are facing challenges in making costly upgrades and repairs to their aging water infrastructure, which includes drinking water and wastewater conveyance...
Kansas City Transportation Development DistrictMembers only Login
An investigation into how the Kansas City, MO streetcar came to be.
Financing of Sacramento's B Street Theatre DevelopmentMembers only Login
The complex financing system that led to the development of Sacramento's B Street Theatre.
Denver's Performing Art ComplexMembers only Login
More than $485 million will be spent to redevelop Denver's performing arts complex. Funding was secured from 10 different sources.
How to Best Serve Trafficking SurvivorsMembers only Login
This presentation from the Freedom Network and the National Alliance to End Homelessness discussed two programs that can be used to serve trafficking survivors: Emergency Shelter Grants, and the Continuum of Care program. It also mentioned the...
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