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Search Results: Urban Development
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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.
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...
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...
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.
Exploring Pittsburgh’s EcoInnovation District Members only Login
Michael Pehur (Duane Morris Government Strategies), Jeni Cooper (Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh), and Scott Page (Interface Studio LLC) discuss the current groundwork and timeline for Pittsburgh's EcoInnovation District, which combines...
Evaluating the Impact of "Community Entertainment Districts"Members only Login
This presentation from the Community Development Society give an overview of general arts/entertainment districts and Community Entertainment Districts (CED) in Ohio. Then, the challenges, successes, and lessons learned from the Pleasant Ridge CED...
Community Entertainment Districts and Regulations of Liquor PermitsMembers only Login
The City of Dublin explains Community Entertainment Districts in Ohio and how the liquor permits available within the districts are unique.
Worthington Community Entertainment Districts Policy and ProceduresMembers only Login
The City of Worthington's Community Entertainment District Policy and Procedures outlines administering the application for and creation of any CED within the City.
City Revitalization and Improvement Zone (CRIZ) GuidelinesMembers only Login
The focus of the CRIZ program is to provide opportunity to spur new growth in cities that have struggled to attract development, helping to revive downtowns and create jobs for the residents in the regions.
Effects of the Great Recession on Tax Increment Financing in the United States, Georgia and AtlantaMembers only Login
In a report published by Georgia State University, author Dick Layton analyzes the effects of the Great Recession on revenue generated by Atlanta's' 10 tax allocation districts.
Catalyzing Affordable Housing in CaliforniaMembers only Login
Three panelists from Creswell Consulting discuss the wide range of tools needed to combat the growing affordable housing crises in California.
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 RenaissanceMembers only Login
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...
The Catalytic FundMembers only Login
Jeanne Schroer from The Catalytic Fund discusses the thorough and varied process of financing the development and redevelopment of Northern Kentucky's urban areas.
Incentive Zoning - Understanding a Market-Based Planning ToolMembers only Login
Incentive zoning is a planning tool that local governments use to entice developers to provide a public good by offering incentives. The incentives seek to offset the cost to developers of the public goods. In this issue brief the authors describe...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Public Financing for Stadiums: Is it Madness?Members only Login
The finance of sports stadiums is analyzed in this CDFA//BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast, touching on public versus private funds, incentives, and economic impacts on the communities. Panelists include Patrick Rishe of Sportsimpacts, Randall...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Public Financing for Stadiums: Is it Madness?Members only Login
The finance of sports stadiums is analyzed in these CDFA//BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast slides, touching on public versus private funds, incentives, and economic impacts on the communities. Panelists include Patrick Rishe of Sportsimpacts,...
More Development for Your Transit DollarMembers only Login
Published by the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy (ITDP), this analysis looks into development return on transit investment, comparing more than 20 transit systems around the country and internationally.
Access to Capital Lending ToolsMembers only Login
Jason Rittenberg of CDFA teaches the basics on access to capital touching on management suggestions, capitalization sources, and the various tools and programs available.
The Potential for Urban Agriculture in New York CityMembers only Login
This report by the Urban Design Lab, Columbia University conducted this comprehensive assessment of the potential for urban agriculture in New York City (NYC). This project is the first large-scale analysis of its kind for NYC. The aim of this...
Urban Agriculture: Feasibility Study for Youngstown, OHMembers only Login
This Global Green study examines the potential for urban agriculture to revitalize Youngstown, Ohio. Youngstown has experienced significant economic challenges and population reductions over the past thirty years, resulting in large quantities of...
Lively'Hood Farm Financial AnalysisMembers only Login
The San Francisco Department of the Environment partnered with Presidio Graduate School’s Team Lively’Hood to assess the viability of commercial urban agriculture (CUA) in the City of San Francisco. The financial analyses highlighted the key...
Growing Urban Agriculture: Strategies and Policies for Access to Healthy FoodMembers only Login
This report from PolicyLink gathers information from farmers, advocates, and policymakers to better understand the operational, financial, and social challenges associated with urban agriculture. It highlights the creative solutions that are being...
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