IHCDA RED Monthly October 2016

RED Monthly

Important Dates

October 21: Please join us at Millikan on Mass for the 30th year of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program (LIHTC) Statewide Celebration! Click here for more information.

November 7: 2016 Rental Housing Tax Credit (RHTC) applications due.

November 10-11: HOME Ongoing Compliance Training will be held at
Time Corners Crossing Apartments, 5527 Lois Lane
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
8:30 AM-4:30 PM EST Registration begins at 8:00 A.M. EST Click here to register.

December 5: Full applications due for participation in the 2017 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute.  Click here for the application.

January 27, 2017: Team Selection Announced for the 2017 Supportive Housing Institute.

RED Notices

RED 16-46:  Changes to 2016 HOME Application Form

RED 16-47:  Moving Forward 2.0 Program Selected Teams

RED 16-48: IHCDA CHDO Predevelopment Fund Update

RED 16-49: 2017 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute

RED 16-50: RFP for Environmental Review and Section 106 Review Consultant

RED 16-51: 2017 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute- New Resources Posted

October is Crime Prevention Month


October has become the official month for recognizing and celebrating the practice of crime prevention, while promoting awareness of important issues such as victimization, volunteerism, and creating safer, more caring communities. The month-long celebration spotlights successful crime prevention efforts on the local, state, and national levels.

Join the celebration of crime prevention with your own event! NCPC has resources to help you plan a successful Crime Prevention Month event.

If your agency has a new staff member who wish to receive this newsletter, please e-mail Leesa Norton, Real Estate Development Coordinator at lnorton@ihcda.in.gov  

This monthly newsletter provides information and updates from the Real Estate Department (RED) at the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA). If you have a specific interest or subject area that you would like to read more about please contact us.

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Exemptions to HUD Lead Safe Housing Rule

For owner occupied rehabilitation, the two most common exemptions to the HUD Lead Safe Housing Rule are:

  1. Residential property for which construction was completed on or after January 1, 1978.
  2. Any rehabilitation that does not disturb a painted surface.

This flow chart will assist in determining the proper course of action regarding lead based paint.  The complete Lead Safe Housing Rule can be found in 24 CFR part 35.   

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The Cost of Affordable Housing...Does it Pencil Out?

The Urban Institute's website has an ap that provides an innovative overview of affordable housing development 101.

The ap provides some interaction to see how different variables affect the feasibility of a affordable housing project.  Click here for more information.


2017 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute

IHCDA is pleased to announce that it is once again partnering with CSH to offer a 2017 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute ("2017 Institute"). The 2017 Institute will address creating supportive housing end homelessness. Teams completing the Institute will be eligible to apply for non-competitive IHCDA HOME and Housing Trust Fund grants for capital funding.  Click here for more information.

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CSH’s Supportive Housing Training Center

Your one-stop platform to access vital information to understand, create and leverage every aspect of supportive housing. CSH backs each offering and resource with over 25 years of unparalleled experience as the national leader in supportive housing. Click here for more information. Click here to access CSH's website.

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HUD Issues New Guidance on Fair Housing Protections for People with Limited English Proficiency 

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued "Limited English Proficiency" (LEP) guidance that addresses how the Fair Housing Act would apply to claims of housing discrimination brought by people because they do not speak, read, or write English proficiently. . Read the new limited English proficiency guidance here.  For more information click here.

Aspire Manor Ribbon Cutting

Featured Project

NW RED Analyst, Dani Miller, attended the Ribbon Cutting and Open House of Aspire Manor in Lebanon, Indiana last week. Aspire Manor is a 12 unit complex in Lebanon, Indiana and was developed by Aspire Indiana, Inc. with IHCDA HOME funds. Aspire Indiana is a nonprofit that provides therapy, housing, and employment services to individuals living with behavioral and mental health disorders, addictions, and substance abuse.