IHCDA...the Magazine - Summer 2017

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In This Issue

Celebrating Homeownership Month Event at the Statehouse...5

If At First You Don't Succeed...6

IN_Fill Competition Results Working Towards Social Change...8

A One-On-One Conversation with Rick Moore...10

Indiana Housing Conference: Keynote Speakers Highlight...12

Ray Stuck: Working with IHCDA Since the Beginning...15

How Safe and Healthy is Your Home...16

First CreatINg Places Project Now Open to the Public...20

Butler University Students Develop Public Service Announcements...23

North Central Community Action Agencies, Inc. New Sponsor of Wheelchair Ramp Children's Vision Screening and Blanketeers Program...24

2016 Affordable Housing Finance Top 50...25

2017 General Assembly Wrap-Up and Housing First Program...26

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Rick Moore

COVER: Rick Moore, Executive Director of the Housing Authority of the City of Evansville

With a career in public housing spanning 34 years in the east, south and Midwest, Mr. Moore is currently the President of the Indiana chapter of the National Association of Housing Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) and recently received the Charles A. Thompson distinguished service award from the North Central Regional Council of NAHRO, which represents public housing officials in eight Midwestern states...more

From Jakes Desk

FROM JAKE'S DESK: Combating Indiana's Drug Epidemic with a 'Housing First' Approach

The Housing First or Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) model has been used effectively in Indiana to offer easier access to affordable housing, health care and supportive services to help individuals and families lead more stable and productive lives...more

Karen and Mina

Indiana Housing Conference: Keynote Speakers Highlight

The 2017 Indiana Housing Conference will host two keynote speakers: Karen E Laine and Mina Starsiak, owners of Two Chicks and a Hammer, Inc. and stars of the HGTV show “Good Bones.”...more

Ray Stuck

Ray Stuck: Working with IHCDA Since the Beginning

After graduating from Marian University in 1968, Ray Stuck found himself in a self-contained classroom teaching 38 students and making a mere $6,000 a year. Even when adjusting for inflation, making just one dollar a day, per student, he thought there had to be a way to make more money...more