IHCDA RED Monthly October 2017

RED Monthly

My Voice Portal (MVP)


My Voice Portal (MVP)
We are committed to listening to you and empowering you – our partners. Please click here to use the MVP to submit comments on ways we can improve.

2018-2019 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP)

The final version of the 2018-2019 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) is now available on the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) website.

The plan can be accessed by clicking here.

Placemaking Indiana

Placemaking Survey

IHCDA has created a survey regarding placemaking in Indiana, and we would love to hear from you! The brief survey can be accessed here. The responses will be used to plan future placemaking trainings and programs.

RED Notices

17-50: Response to Hurricane Irma - Emergency Housing Relief Authorization

17-49: Moving Forward 3.0 Program Selected Team

17-48: Reminder to Keep Vacancy Information Updated

17-47: Response to Hurricane Harvey - Emergency Housing Relief Authorization

17-46: Ramp Up - Policy Changes & Webinar

17-45: 2018-2019 QAP Form A - 1st Draft

Please click here to visit our RED Notices page.

2017-2021 IHCDA Strategic Plan

2017-2021 Strategic Plan

Earlier this year we began the process of developing our next strategic plan be soliciting feedback from our partners. Thanks to this support, we are pleased to announce the plan was adopted by our Board of Director's. The plan focuses on Innovation, Leadership, Quality and Improvement. Click here for more details.

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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 subject area that you would like to read more about please let us know.


2017 OOR Awards

The IHCDA Board of Director's approved at their September meeting awards totaling $2.7 million to 14 Indiana municipalities for the development and implementation of Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) Owner Occupied Rehabilitation (OOR) projects. The funding will assist an estimated 121 Indiana households.


Teams for the Indianapolis Integrated Supportive Housing Institute announced

IHCDA, in partnership with the City of Indianapolis, announced the teams recently that will be participating in the Indianapolis Integrated Supportive Housing InitiativeThe teams selected are as follows:

Developers (4)

Mercy Housing Lakefront and MACO Development Company, LLC

Merchants Affordable Housing Corp. and Insight Development Corp.

TWG Development, LLC and Volunteers of America of Indiana

UP Development, LLC and Meridian Health Services

Community Based Development Organization (1)

King Park Development Corporation


Ribbon Cutting for The Alley in Warsaw

A ribbon cutting was held for the Alley, a CreatINg Places project in Warsaw, Indiana last week. The project is one of the many crowdfunding campaigns which have launched through the platform developed by Patronicity. To date, 24 projects have raised over $800,000 which have been matched by over $600,000 in IHCDA funds.


Posterity Heights Groundbreaking

In September we joined Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch, state and local officials, and our partners from BWI, LLC and Joshua's Hand for the groundbreaking on the first Moving Forward development in Indiana. Posterity Heights in Fort Wayne, Ind. is a multi-phased development that will provide net-zero housing, electric car sharing, an on-site early childhood learning center, education and job opportunities, healthy food and other amenities. The development is designed to provide traditional and single parents a path to self-sufficiency.


MCMV Participants Announced

The 2017-18 My Community, My Vision (MCMV) program is now underway following a kick-off event last week in Fishers. Local Units of Governments (LUGs), with help from young adults in LaPorte, Cass County, Logansport and two Indianapolis groups, were selected to participate in this year’s program and will develop formal and detailed plans with support from the Ball State University’s School of Urban Planning and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA).