IHCDA RED Monthly December 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.

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

17-58: 2018A-C Rental Housing Tax Credit Round Applicant List 

17-57: Draft Development Fund Manual Revisions

17-56: Interest in Education Program Webinars

17-55: Social Security COLA Announcements for 2018

17-54: 2018 Indiana Permanent Supportive Housing Institute

17-53: Response to Hurricane Maria Emergency Housing Relief Authorization

17-52: Revised Qualified Contract Notification Letter 

Please click here to visit our RED Notices page.

2017 Annual Action Plan

The 2017 State of Indiana Action Plan has been finalized and is now available on the IHCDA website. You can access it by clicking here. The Action Plan defines the funding sources for the State of Indiana’s five (5) major HUD-funded programs and provides communities a framework for defining comprehensive development planning. Click here for more information about the Action Plan.

Interest in Education

Interest in Education

The Interest in Education program seeks to defer existing annual interest payments on IHCDA Development Fund loans to CollegeChoice 529 accounts held by eligible residents of the affordable housing properties or a sponsored cohort of 21st Century Scholar students located in the community of the developer’s property. Interested in finding out more? Join us for a webinar on November 9th. Click here to register.

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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.

Communities Creating Change

Crowdfunding campaign launched for the "Communities Creating Change" Project

Indianapolis will soon have a new community space dedicated to food justice and resident empowerment, thanks to a new crowdfunding campaign. The campaign, sponsored by the IHCDA and offered through the crowdfunding platform developed by Patronicity is being run by the Kheprw Institute.

If the campaign reaches its $30,000 goal by January 9th, 2017, the ‘Communities Creating Change: Our Voice, Our Choice’ project will receive a matching grant of $30,000 from IHCDA's CreatINg Places program. Click here for project details.

Moving Forward

Moving Forward 3.0

Recently IHCDA partnered with Energy Systems Network (ESN)  to conduct an intensive two-day workshop as part of the Moving Forward 3.0 Program in November. Miller-Valentine Group and UP Development worked closely with subject matter experts, local leaders and former residents of the West Calumet Housing Complex in the workshop, which served as the next step in providing two new affordable housing developments in Lake County. 

Kennedy King Memorial Initiative

Kennedy King Memorial Initiative

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Indianapolis could soon have two new public art pieces to honor Dr. King and Robert Kennedy, thanks to a new crowdfunding campaign offered through the crowdfunding platform developed by Patronicity.
This latest CreatINg Places campaign is being run by the Kennedy King Memorial Initiative. For more details about this project, click here

Culver Stellarbration

Stellarbration in Culver

Last month IHCDA joined Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch in Culver, Indiana for their Stellarbration. The Town of Culver was selected as the Division II Designee for the 2017 Stellar Communities Program

Madison Stellarbration

Stellarbration in Madison

In November IHCDA joined Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch for the Stellarbration in Madison, Indiana. The City of Madison was selected as the Division I Designee for the 2017 Stellar Communities Program. Thanks to Andrew Forrester, City of Madison for the group photo.

CreatINg Places Logo

Webinar - CreatINg Places: Year 2

The CreatINg Places program is a unique crowdfunding and grant program to implement placemaking projects in your community. Join this free webinar to learn about the program, updates for the second year of funding, and from community members who have successfully utilized the program for community engagement and change. Register here.