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
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What is a STAR Bond?Members only Login
A STAR Bond is a tax increment financing program which allows city governments in Kansas to issue special revenue bonds that are repaid by all of the revenues received by the city or county from incremental increases in taxes within the designated...
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,...
CDFA Leveraged Development Finance ToolsMembers only Login
Jim Parsons of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, Roger Peterman of Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, and Tom Howard of Commonwealth Economics present Kentucky's most leveraged development finance tools including tax increment financing and revenue bonds.
Tax Increment BondsMembers only Login
Michael Stock of Standard & Poor's presents on TIF bonds detailing the rating process, management, legal considerations, volatility ratio and more.
Debt & Capital Markets FinancingMembers only Login
Kari L. Blanchett of The Public Financial Management Group and Laura M. Raddiff of Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated discuss the present state of the Michigan bond market and the role of TIF financing in the state.
Why Bond Financing?Members only Login
Toby Rittner with the Council of Development Finance Agencies shares extensive knowledge about the development finance environment, focusing primarily on bonds.
CDFA-Stifel Nicolaus Innovative Deals: RetailMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA-Stifel Nicolaus Innovative Deals Webcast Series, we featured the latest in downtown retail development. Speakers highlighted two recent projects that have served as catalysts for downtown renewal and discussed how...
CDFA-Stifel Nicolaus Innovative Deals: Retail Presentation
During this installment of the CDFA-Stifel Nicolaus Innovative Deals Webcast Series, we featured the latest in downtown retail development. Ketan Gada from the District of Columbia and Ken Krombeen and Tammy Hopman from the City of Grandville, MI...
Inventing the Brownfields Land BankMembers only Login
Evans Paull with Redevelopment Economics and Seth Otto with Maul, Foster, & Alongi present the idea of a brownfields land bank and "revved up" TIF authority combining to create a new brownfields tool to lure manufacturing back to former industrial...
Harbor Point Tax Increment Financing Fact & Information Sheet
Harbor Point is a new 3 million square-foot master-planned mixed-use community located on a waterfront site in Baltimore Maryland. The massive project will generate $920M of private investment from $106.9M of TIF bonds to finance necessary public...
Investing in Illinois: Tax Increment Finance Programs
James Snyder with Ice Miller presented tax increment financing programs and options to combine TIF with other public/private tools. Snyder emphasizes the importance of TIF in redevelopment and opportunities to transform communities. Furthermore,...
CalFOR - Access to Capital Members only Login
The California Financial Opportunities Roundtable (CalFOR) created this document encompassing all the access to capital financing tools available in California. CalFOR identified opportunities and developed recommendations for leveraging existing...