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Brownfields Federal Programs Guide - 2013 Edition
The 2013 Brownfields Federal Programs Guide updates the 2011 edition. Several new programs were added while other have since been eliminated. The guide also details financial & technical assistance offered by each federal agency.
HUD and the Federal Funding ToolboxMembers only Login
Jane Vincent with the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development reviews a number of financing tools and current topics such as Sequestration & Continuing Resolution, HUD Efforts to Support Stakeholders, FHA Financing, Rental Assistance...
Michigan CDBG Application GuideMembers only Login
The Michigan Strategic Fund with assistance from Michigan Economic Development Corporation administer the state's allocation of CDBG funding. This application guide outlines eligible applicants, program objectives, types of projects, funding cycle,...
Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program Fact Sheet
This fact sheet, provided by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, provides an overview of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program. Elements include how the credits work, how they are awarded, and how LIHTC projects can provide...
Federal Financing Reference Guide
The Council of Development Finance Agencies released the Federal Financing Reference Guide with generous sponsorship support from Stifel Nicolaus and additional support from Business Oregon and the City of Minneapolis. The Federal Financing...
Case Study: The Reserve at 4th and RaceMembers only Login
This case study from Lancaster Pollard presents a multi-family building financing project that combined state and federal historic tax credits, FHA mortgage insurance, and a state asbestos abatement grant. The document provides information on the...
Sustainable Urban Housing
This publication of the Fort Worth Multifamily Hub provides detailed case studies of urban housing projects backed by the Federal Housing Administration's Office of Multifamily Housing. Details are provided for 17 projects, and information about...
Case Study: Flats East BankMembers only Login
Steve Strnisha and Brian Cooper presented this case study of the Flats East Bank project in Cleveland, Ohio. The financing sources for this project included tax increment finance, bonds, grants, and more.
Case Study: Millennia HousingMembers only Login
This case study of an affordable housing redevelopment project was provided by Lancaster Pollard. Millennia Housing Management used credit-enhanced tax-exempt bonds, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Financing Adjustment Facto loans, and HUD...
Assessing ARRA Bond ProgramsMembers only Login
As 2010 progresses, it is now easier to identify which components of the ARRA bond provisions have been successful and which have struggled to impact the market. While Build America Bonds have been the most utilized, Recovery Zone Bonds have shown...
Partnership for Sustainable Communities
This guide to Federal programs is intended to help communities identify resources available to support their efforts to promote livable and sustainable communities.
USDA Rural DevelopmentMembers only Login
Judy Canales of USDA Rural Development gives an overview of their economic and community development programs in this presentation, including many direct lending and loan guarantee programs.
Genesee County Brownfield Forum Presentation
This presentation from the Genesee County Land Bank in MI provides information about brownfields, state and federal brownfield incentives, example brownfield projects, and the Land Bank brownfield plan and amendment.