IHCDA Info - October 2015

ihcda monthly info

Upcoming Events

November 3: Ivy Tech Resource & Referral Fair

November 9: Blight Elimination Program demolitions: Boonville, Princeton & Warrick

November 10: Neighborhoods NOW Conference

November 10: Pathfinder Services Community Recognition Dinner

November 12-13: Indiana Association of Regional Councils Meeting

November 17-18AHAIN Conference & Annual Meeting

November 18-19: Neighborhood Stabilization as Community Development training

November 19: Westside Community Development Corporation Annual Meeting 

December 7-8: Governor's Conference for People with Disabilities


RED Notices

RED 15-34 - Aging in Place study

RED 15-35: Fire Safety Week

RED 15-36: RED Production Regional Meetings schedule

RED 15-37: Social Security COLA announcement

RED 15-38: TCAP availability

RED 15-39: Moving Forward teams selected

RED 15-40: IN Permanent Supportive Housing Institute

RED 15-41: Environmental Review/Section 106 Historic Review update

RED 15-42: IHCDA/OCRA regional meetings

RED 15-43: Floating tax credit percentage rate

Visit our website for an archive of 2015 RED Notices.


And the winner is...


Team IHCDA received a national award for management innovation at the 45th Annual National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) Annual Conference and Showplace held in Nashville, Tennessee September 26-29, 2015....continue

Moving Forward Program: Developers selected


IHCDA announced that BWI, LLC and Pedcor Investments are the lead entities of the two development teams selected to participate in the Moving Forward program. First announced at the 2015 Indiana Housing Conference, Moving Forward is designed to create housing that increases quality of life while decreasing the cost of living for low-to moderate income individuals and families...continue


IHCDA Board of Directors welcomes two new leaders

Andy Place, Sr. (St. Joseph County) and Scenario Adebesin (Hamilton County) have been appointed to the Board of Directors at IHCDA. Both appointments are through November 30, 2017...continue


IHCDA & OCRA are on the road!

Want to connect with an analyst, ask a technical question or learn more about the HOME program? Curious about the Consolidated Plan? The IHCDA Real Estate Department and the Office of Community & Rural Affairs (OCRA) are hosting public meetings to connect with local leaders, nonprofit organizations and other community-focused stakeholders.

Mark your calendars for the next round of meetings - all events begin at 12:30 PM. An RSVP to Danielle Miller is preferred but not required.

  • Nov. 4: Washington Carnegie Public Library
    300 West Main Street, Washington
  • Nov. 6: Purdue Extension Office
    545 South 200 West, Greensburg
  • Nov. 9: Monticello-Union Public Library
    321 West Broadway, Monticello

Over $3 Million in Owner Occupied Repair funds awarded to Hoosier communities

Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann and IHCDA recently announced combined awards of more than $3 million to 12 Indiana municipalities for the development and implementation of Owner Occupied Rehabilitation (OOR) projects. The awardees are Community Action Program of Western Indiana (CAPWI), Crothersville, Lawrenceburg, Liberty, Rockport, Shelbyville, Tell City, Warsaw, Washington, Decatur County, Jefferson County and Switzerland County...continue


IHCDA's Rodney Stockment receives Robert O. Zdenek Staff Member of the Year Award 

IHCDA's own Rodney Stockment, Permanent Supportive Housing & Data Analyst, was named the recipient of the Robert O. Zdenek Staff Member of the Year Award by the Indiana Association for Community Economic Development (IACED) at an event held recently in South Bend. The Annual Awards Dinner was part of IACED’s and the Indiana Chapter of the American Planning Association’s (APA-INPlanning Prosperity for Indiana’s Next 200 years...continue


October is Energy Efficiency Month

Indiana Governor Mike Pence issued a Proclamation  declaring October Energy Efficiency Awareness Month in Indiana. The Proclamation encourages Hoosiers to use energy conservation measures that reduce utility bills and energy consumption. It also commends the work of IHCDA for excellent administration of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) that is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy...continue


Blight Elimination Program - fight blight to promote renewal

It's demolition season, and Indiana’s Blight Elimination Program (BEP) is making strides in the effort to assist Hoosier towns in reducing the number of abandoned, unsafe structures. October saw successful demolitions in Kokomo and Richmond. Boonville, Princeton and Warrick will host events during a demolition blitz on November 9th. Congratulations to the many communities committed to fighting blight and encouraging growth and renewal.