IHCDA RED Monthly February 2018

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RED Notices

      18-05: Final Housing First Program Manual and RFQ Posted

      18-04: Tentative HOME and CDBG Application Dates

      18-03: HOME Supplemental Round

      18-02: 2017 Utility Allowances

      18-01: Development Fund - Revised Manual & Fund Reopened

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      Housing FIrst Program

      IHCDA has released the final version of the Indiana Housing First Program: Application Process & Compliance Requirements manual. In addition, IHCDA has released the RFQ for the Housing First Program. Responses to the RFQ must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on February 26, 2018. IHCDA will host an informational webinar to explain the policy and RFQ from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Click here to register.

      IHCDA Board Meetings

      Listed below are board meeting dates for 2018. Click here for more information about these meetings and the IHCDA Board of Directors.

      February 22, 2018
      March 22, 2018
      April 26, 2018
      May 24, 2018
      June 28, 2018
      July 26, 2018
      August 23, 2018
      September 27, 2018
      October 25, 2018
      November 15, 2018
      December 20, 2018

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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.


      Teams announced for the 9th Annual Indiana Permanent Supportive Housing Institute

      IHCDA and Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) announced this month that teams from six Indiana communities will be participating in the 2018 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute. Communities include: Bloomington, Johnson County, Kokomo, Lebanon, New Albany and two groups in Indianapolis. Over the next five months, these 7 teams will work closely with IHCDA and CSH through a series of targeted training and group exercises. The Institute will culminate with the Finale in May where teams will present their plans to a group of public and private investors.


      CreatINg Places program launches first campaign of 2018 in Mishawaka

      Mishawaka will soon have a new outdoor fitness space, thanks to a recently launched crowdfunding campaign through the CreatINg Places program. If they reach their goal of $35,000 by March 22nd, the campaign will allow the City of Mishawaka Parks and Recreation Department to install a NFC Fitness Court™ at the south end of Central Park, along the Riverwalk. The fitness court will include 30 pieces of equipment, and will allow for up to 28 individuals to use the court at the same time.


      From IHCDA...the Magazine: Brazil BEP Tax Credit 

      New Hope Services in Jeffersonville worked with the City of Brazil to secure five Blight Elimination Program (BEP) lots in Brazil for the new construction of duplexes and triplexes to total 12 single-family homes. Through this project, these abandoned BEP sites have successfully returned to the city/count tax rolls, invigorated the community and encouraged reinvestment...more.


      2018 Point-In-Time (PIT) Count

      The 2018 Point-in-Time Count took place Wednesday, January 24th throughout Indiana. Pictured are Tracy Barnes, Chief of Staff with Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch, Jacob Sipe and Nastacia' Moore with IHCDA and volunteers from the Columbus Point-in-Time Count at the Recovery Engagement Center. We will release results from the count this summer.