IHCDA RED Monthly May 2017

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Important Dates

May 8 - Application Available/Round begins for CDBG - Tentative

May 8 - Project Planning for HOME 1.0 - How to Access Pre-Development Seed Money. Webinars will be held at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. EST.  To register please contact Joy Hudson at joy@hpgnetwork.com.  

May 24 - Project Planning for HOME 2.0 - Working with the Local Community. Webinars will be held at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. EST.To register please contact Joy Hudson at joy@hpgnetwork.com.  

May 25 - HOME Supplemental round awards announced.

June 5 - HOME Application and Policy Released - Tentative

June 13 - Capacity Building 1.0 - Organizational Financing & Project Pipeline. Webinars will be held at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. EST. To register please contact Joy Hudson at joy@hpgnetwork.com.  

June 28 - Capacity Building 2.0 - Staffing. Webinars will be held at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. EST.  To register please contact Joy Hudson at joy@hpgnetwork.com.  

RED Notices

RED 17-20: RHTC Rent and Income Limits

RED 17-19: CDBG-DR Substantial Amendment

RED 17-18: RHTC Property Manager Training

RED 17-17:  Market Study Analyst Recertification

RED 17-16: CDBG Draft OOR Policy

RED 17-15 - Ramp Up - Match

RED 17-14 - Development Fund Application Forms & Instructions - Equity Uncertainty

RED 17-13 - RED-HOME Program Webinar Topic Specific Trainings

Click here to visit the RED Notices webpage.

May is National Older Americans Month

OAM Logo

Since 1963, OAM has been a time to celebrate older Americans, their stories, and their contributions. Led by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), the annual observance offers a special opportunity to learn about, support, and recognize our nation’s older citizens. Click here for more information.  For more information on our Programming for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities click here.

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.


Carmen Lethig

CreatINg Places 

Fox 59 WXIN Indianapolis talked with Carmen Lethig from IHCDA about our CreatINg Places program and how it can impact Indiana communities. Catch the story here.

2017 Fair Housing Symposium

 2017 Fair Housing Symposium

The Northwest Indiana Reinvestment Alliance, along with its affiliates: the Lake County Housing Taskforce and the Northwest Indiana Bankers Community Council have partnered with the Continuum of Care of NWI and hosted the 2017 Housing Symposium. The theme for this year's conference was My Home, Your Home, Our Communities.   This event provided valuable resources for residents, landlords, not-for-profit organizations, realtors, local businesses.


FHCCI's 5th Annual Fair Housing Conference and Anniversary Conference

The 2017 FHCCI 5th Annual Fair Housing Conference, entitled No Hate in Our Neighborhood: How Fair Housing Laws Combat Hate and Promote Inclusion, was held at the Marriott East Indianapolis April 6, 2017. 

For more information about the Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana, click here.


Silver Birch

Silver Birch of Michigan City

Real Estate Production Analysts Dani Miller and AJ Bytnar attended a ground breaking event for Silver Birch of Michigan City.  Developer for this project is Vermillion Enterprises and the contractor is TWG Construction.  This project received 2016 Rental Housing Tax Credits.  When this project is completed there will be 119 units. 

Garfield Commons

  Garfield Commons

In February of last year, IHCDA awarded our partners at ECHO Housing Corp. with Rental Housing Tax Credits for the development of Garfield Commons in Evansville. There will be 47 units that will provide affordable rental housing options in the Jacobsville neighborhood of Evansville.  ICHDA was in attendance at the groundbreaking last week.


Apperson Way Apartments

 Apperson Way Apartments

On April 25th the Partners in Housing, TWG Development, Cinnaire and others attended the grand opening of Apperson Way Apartments in Kokomo. The complex houses 69 affordable housing units and will be owned and managed by Indianapolis-based Partners in Housing, an organization dedicated to providing low-income and at-risk residents with affordable housing.

Edgewood Group Apartments

Edgewood Group Apartments

On April 27th the Edgewood Group, Financial Equity Associates, Equity Property Management and IHCDA staff attended the grand opening of Edgewood Group Apartments this project provides 190 affordable housing units of affordable housing in Merrillville and Lake County.


Real Estate Staffing Update

IHCDA is happy to introduce Gloria Roberts as a RED Compliance Auditor

The Compliance Auditor contributes to fulfilling IHCDA’s mission and strategic operational and program goals by ensuring that projects receiving federal and state funds through IHCDA remain in program compliance throughout the compliance/affordability period.