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
to gain access to the entire database.
Grim Hotel Roadmap to Redevelopment
As part of the Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, this report from CDFA staff and technical advisors provides redevelopment recommendations for the Grim Hotel site located in Texarkana, TX.
CDFA Annual Volume Cap Data: 2012
This annual CDFA report reviews the use of private activity bond volume cap and the issuance of cap-subject private activity bonds in every state.
Understanding Tax Increment Finance - NLC Conference 2014
Toby Rittner with CDFA breaks down tax increment financing (TIF), the process of creating TIF districts, special assessments and districts, the tool's ability to catalyze investment, best practices when implementing TIF, and much more.
State Clean Energy Finance Initiative
The Clean Energy + Bond Finance Initiative proposes a new policy initiative intended to leverage private capital into clean energy development projects at the state level.
CDFA SSBCI Assessment Services Flyer
In an effort to help states participating in the U.S. Department of the Treasury's SSBCI program, CDFA developed a number of technical assistance service options. CDFA’s SSBCI Assessment Services provide a comprehensive, third party evaluation of...
CDFA's Development Finance Perspectives - Issue 1, 2013
This issue of CDFA's magazine, Development Finance Perspectives, includes features on the Clean Energy + Bond Finance Initiative's State Clean Energy Finance Initiative (SCEFI), the 2013 CDFA National Development Finance Summit, and Tax Increment...
The 2013 CDFA National Development Finance Summit
The 2013 National Development Finance Summit will be an extraordinary, can't miss event with an in-depth look at development finance in the United States. CDFA has worked to provide attendees with more opportunities than ever before to engage...
Bond Showcase: Ask an Expert
Have you ever wondered if your project qualifies for bond financing? Are you confused about a certain element of bond law? Perhaps you just need some guidance on the potential savings of tax-exempt bonds vs. other financing tools. Join the...
Technology Showcase: informANALYTICS by CGR
Using precious public resources, incentives, and funding to support job creation and business expansion takes careful consideration. During this Showcase, Scott Sittig with the Center for Governmental Research will present informANALYTICS, a cost...
How the Tool Works: Qualified Private Activity Bonds
This CDFA "How the Tool Works" profile explains Qualified Private Activity Bonds (PABs), which drive most projects involving both the public and private sector. This informative document provides an overview, different types of PABs, model programs,...
Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 3 I 2012
The CDFA & CEG's New Clean Energy + Bond Finance Initiative, Excellence in Development Finance Awards, Reshored Manufacturing, Tax-Exempt Bonds to Drive Restoration Post-Sandy, P3 Financing Model, American Manufacturing Bond Finance Act legislation,...
2012 CDFA National Development Finance Summit - Post Page
This page provides summary information for the 2012 CDFA National Development Finance Summit, including the press releases for the 2012 CDFA Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2012 CDFA Excellence in Development Finance Awards.
CDFA 2011 National Volume Cap Report
This is the full annual report from CDFA reviewing the use of private activity bond volume cap and the issuance of cap-subject private activity bonds in every state.
The 2012 CDFA National Development Finance Summit
This feature article from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 2 | 2012 provides the highlights of the 2012 CDFA National Development Finance Summit, including special features, pre-Summit training, and the agenda at-a-glance.
Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 2 | 2012
The 2012 CDFA National Development Finance Summit, legislation to strengthen industrial development bonds, tax increment finance, and more are covered in the full issue of Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 2 | 2012.
Board Message: Value of Our Partnership
John Saris of Business Oregon and the CDFA Board of Directors discusses the advantages of CDFA membership and the work the Council does for the entire industry in this article from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 2 | 2012.
How the Tool Works: Tax Increment Finance
This CDFA "How the Tool Works" covers tax increment finance and includes information on financing methods, community buy-in, model projects, and more. This How the Tool Works originally appeared in Development Finance Perspectives 2 | 2012.
Legislative Front: 2012 Policy Agenda
CDFA's 2012 Policy Agenda is presented by Erin Tehan in this article from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 1 | 2012. The four main areas are: maximize and improve PABs, advocate for energy financing programs and infrastructure, advocate for...
Perspectives: Welcoming the Economic Recovery
Toby Rittner, CDFA President & CEO, discusses the positive side of the national economic and the development finance industry in this opening column from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 1 | 2012.
Membership Corner: New Member Benefits
Stefanie Stoller covers new member benefits, the CDFA National Development Finance Summit, and new CDFA members in this column from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 1 | 2012.
Project Finance: Leveraging the Capital Stack
Financing economic development projects through bonds and a combination of other development finance tools is discussed by Jason Rittenberg in this cover story from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 1 | 2012. The article features project...
Development Finance Perspectives Issue 1 | 2012
Project finance, the CDFA Policy Agenda, the EB-5 visa program, and a number of other development finance tools are covered in Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 1 | 2012. The cover of the issue features photos of projects from CDFA members....