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Search Results: Infrastructure Finance
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Blueprint for the Next Generation of Place-Based Policy: TransportationMembers only Login
This policy example outlining a new approach to federal transportation policy is a companion to the report "A Blueprint for the Next Generation of Federal Place-Based Policy."
Advancing Equity: Review of the Biden Administration’s Efforts to Implement a Racial Equity AgendaMembers only Login
This report reviews the Biden administration’s key efforts and accomplishments to advance equity in its first year and outlines future policies needed to build a better and more dynamic nation that equitably respects the rights and meets the needs...
Establishing Task Force for Implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure LawMembers only Login
President Biden signed an Executive Order outlining the Administration’s implementation priorities and establishing an Infrastructure Implementation Task Force to coordinate the law’s effective implementation.
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law GuidebookMembers only Login
This guidebook is a roadmap to the funding available under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. It explains, in as much detail as currently available, how much funding is available at the program level. The primary goal is to help partners across the...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series: Forecasting the Bond Market’s Response to Federal Infrastructure Investments
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, we explored economic insights for 2022, including the impacts of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, the state of the bond market, and an outlook on economic...
Coronavirus State & Local Fiscal Recovery Funds: Overview of the Final RuleMembers only Login
The Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF), a part of the American Rescue Plan, delivers $350 billion to state, local, and Tribal governments across the country to support their response to and recovery from the COVID-19 public...
Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds: Final RuleMembers only Login
The Secretary of the Treasury (Treasury) is adopting as final the interim final rule with amendments. This rule implements the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund and the Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund established under the American...
Affordable Housing Loan Program and Underwriting GuidelinesMembers only Login
The purpose of the Affordable Housing Loan Program and Underwriting Guidelines is to describe the Department’s housing policy objectives, the range of programs available to advance these objectives, and the manner in which transactions will be...
Tax-Exempt Bond Provisions Included in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs ActMembers only Login
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (the “Act”) adds two categories of tax-exempt bonds that may be issued for exempt facilities and increases the amount of tax-exempt bonds authorized to be issued for one existing category of tax-exempt...
CDFA - Frost Brown Todd LLC Infrastructure Finance Series: Unlocking Capital for Infrastructure Projects
Across the nation a growing variety of infrastructure projects are utilizing complex and layered capital stacks. Speakers will discuss how utilities, housing, transportation, renewable energy, community facilities, and other community infrastructure...
CDFA - Frost Brown Todd LLC Infrastructure Finance Series: Transportation Finance Strategies
Financing transportation infrastructure is a top priority for the federal, state, and local governments. Aging infrastructure and associated rising maintenance and repair costs are just two of the many infrastructure-related challenges that...
CDFA - Frost Brown Todd LLC Infrastructure Finance Series: Water Finance 101
Financing water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure can be costly for communities, but innovative financing can make it more economical. Three primary tools exist to support utility infrastructure – bond financing, state revolving loan funds,...
CDFA - Frost Brown Todd LLC Infrastructure Finance Series: Public-Private Partnerships (P3) Financing for Energy
Interest in Public-Private Partnership (P3) finance is growing not only because state and the local governments realize the strength, flexibility, and efficiency of the P3 model, but because of the growing need for P3s to promote higher quality and...
CDFA - Frost Brown Todd LLC Infrastructure Finance Series: Financing Environmental Infrastructure
During the last few years, a significant amount of America has been affected by the growing number of natural disasters and aging infrastructure. Infrastructure projects are challenging, time-consuming, and very costly, and it has become extremely...
2021 Picture of Affordable Housing Preservation ReportMembers only Login
Using data from the National Housing Preservation Database (NHPD), this report focuses on the challenge of preserving the federally assisted housing stock in the face of the national affordability crisis and chronic underfunding for housing programs.
Brief On U.S. Economic Development Administration Programs and Project TypesMembers only Login
This brief analyzes U.S. EDA data from 2010 to 2019 to paint a broad picture of the agency’s programs and grantmaking activities. During this period, EDA invested an average of $361 million a year across its programs.
Minority Business Development Agency Awards $3.9M to Serve Indigenous CommunityMembers only Login
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) awarded $3.9 million in federal funding to thirteen grant recipients to establish MBDA American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian (AIANNH) projects. To support...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series: When it Comes to Financing Smart Cities, What Counts as Smart?
The concept of Smart Cities is no longer brand new, yet most communities are still working to understand what kinds of smart infrastructure they want and need at the local level - and how to pay for it. This installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon...
State Resilience and Recovery: Strategies to Reduce Inequality and Promote Prosperity by Creating Better PlacesMembers only Login
Federal, state, and local policies profoundly affect nearly every aspect of American neighborhoods, including their economic vitality, their shape and form, their social fabric, and their forms of self-governance. The conditions facing American...
Quantifying the Placemaking EffectMembers only Login
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s (MEDC) focus on direct community investment is unique among its state-level peers. A strategy of MEDC Community Development Incentives (CDI) Programs is to identify and actualize place-based investment...
Re: New York CityMembers only Login
This report is a blueprint to renew New York. It includes actionable ideas from over 175 New Yorkers—including small business owners, company CEOs, labor leaders, community advocates, nonprofit practitioners, artists, college presidents, and former...
Local and Regional Infrastructure Interactive Map - Kinder InstituteMembers only Login
The Kinder Institute Local and Regional Infrastructure Database contains more than 1,800 planned infrastructure projects identified by surveying local and regional leaders, reviewing capital investment documents, and using other sources. This...
Vermont Bond Bank's Infrastructure Data PortalMembers only Login
The Vermont Bond Bank (“Bond Bank”)'s infrastructure data portal is designed for policymakers and Vermonters to understand social and physical infrastructure trends in the state’s communities. The data included in the portal represents a multi-year...
Promoting Equity Investments for an Equitable RecoveryMembers only Login
The Urban Institute set out to study how innovative policies and programs from abroad could inform state and local efforts in the US to advance an inclusive recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. They produced five briefs, each profiling an approach...
Resilient New Orleans Finance PlanMembers only Login
This framework for green infrastructure can help the City of New Orleans take a quantum leap forward by inspiring innovation and proactively using public funding to stimulate private investment. The Resilient New Orleans Finance Plan will serve as...
Legislative Briefing - September 22, 2021
CDFA hosted this Legislative Briefing on September 22, 2021 to provide updates on the status of the infrastructure bill and next steps.
Equity in Capital Improvement Planning ProcessesMembers only Login
Capital budgets and improvement plans present exceptional opportunities for governments to drive equitable outcomes in municipalities, particularly when budgeting for recovery. The significant spending power authorized through capital budgets –...
Value Capture Strategies and Municipal Bonds and DebtMembers only Login
This FHWA webinar discusses how municipal bonds and debt can be used as a value capture strategy for highway-related projects. The webinar is intended for professionals from States, cities, counties, Tribes, and metropolitan and rural transportation...
Value Capture Strategies and Infrastructure Bank ProgramsMembers only Login
This FHWA webinar discusses how infrastructure banks tie into value capture strategies for highway-related projects. The webinar is intended for professionals from States, cities, counties, Tribes, and metropolitan and rural transportation agencies...
Value Capture Strategies and Public-Private PartnershipsMembers only Login
This FHWA webinar discusses how public-private partnerships (P3s) can be leveraged as a value capture strategy for highway-related projects. The webinar is intended for professionals from States, cities, counties, Tribes, and metropolitan and rural...
Value Capture Strategies: Tax Increment FinancingMembers only Login
This FHWA webinar discusses how Tax Increment Financing (TIF) can be utilized as a value capture strategy for transportation projects. The webinar is intended for professionals from States, cities, counties, Tribes, and metropolitan and rural...
State of the Market 2021 - Climate Bonds InitiativeMembers only Login
This is the first State of the Market Report for North America. This report describes the shape and size of labelled green, social and sustainability (GSS) debt issued by entities domiciled in either the USA or Canada extending to the end of March...
The Case for the Clean Energy and Sustainability AcceleratorMembers only Login
These are the slides from the Coalition for Green Capital's virtual presentation, "The Case for the Clean Energy and Sustainability Accelerator".
CDBG CV Broadband Quick GuideMembers only Login
This CDBG-CV Broadband Quick Guide summarizes some of the ways Community Development Block Grant CARES Act (CDBG-CV) grantees can help narrow the digital divide through the provision of broadband infrastructure and services to communities in need...
Key Factors and Strategies for Urban and Rural CommunitiesMembers only Login
Through data analysis supported by stakeholder interviews and case studies, this research from the National League of Cities identifies factors that support local engagement in regional economies, how these factors vary for urban and rural places,...
3 Key Components Define Effective State Broadband ProgramsMembers only Login
This study from the Pew Charitable Trusts posits three key ingredients that are necessary for effective broadband expansion efforts. Research shows that states are more likely to successfully achieve broadband access goals when they 1) have a...
Legislative Briefing - June 2021
This CDFA Legislative Briefing took place on June 16, 2021. We discussed the status of the infrastructure bill and CDFA's latest efforts on Capitol Hill. We also outlined important action items that you can take to ensure that bond financing...
USDA Resource Guide for Rural Workforce DevelopmentMembers only Login
This guide was created by the USDA in 2021 for community leaders and other local entities. The guide highlights four key assistance types necessary to building a stronger rural workforce: 1) Workforce development planning; 2) Infrastructure and...
"Housing Is Health Care": The Impact of Supportive Housing on the Costs of Chronic Mental IllnessMembers only Login
This study examines how housing and in-home supports affect public spending on individuals with chronic mental illness in Maricopa County, Arizona. It does so through a comparative analysis of average costs per person per year across three housing...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series: Preserving Local Economies with Energy & Water Finance
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, presenters discussed how energy and water finance programs can be positioned to meet community infrastructure needs and support efficient resource use while also...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series: Preserving Local Economies with Energy & Water FinanceMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, presenters discussed how energy and water finance programs can be positioned to meet community infrastructure needs and support efficient resource use while also...
Economic Development Grant Opportunities within the American Rescue PlanMembers only Login
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) provides local governments with an unprecedented opportunity to access federal funding to support community priorities. The ARP includes direct funding (known as Fiscal Recovery Funds) to state and local...
How Broad are State Sales Tax Bases?Members only Login
This chartbook compares the breadth of general sales and excise tax bases across the states. It categorizes detailed personal consumption expenditures (as measured in the Bureau of Economic Analysis National Income and Products Accounts) by their...
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