IHCDA RED Monthly April 2018

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RED Notices

      18-17: CDBG OOR Policy Public Comment Period

      18-16: QAP Workforce Housing Set-Aside for 2019

      18-15: Rental Housing Tax Credits & the Omnibus Spending Bill

      18-14: Proposed Rulemaking for the Federal Home Loan Bank AHP Program

      18-13: Reminder: Due Date for NCHMA Certification April 30, 2018

      18-12: February 2018 Statewide Flooding

      18-11: HOME Supplemental Funding Round Webinars and Update Form

      18-10: Market Study Guidelines: Reminders and Extended Due Date for Certification

      18-09: HOME Supplemental Round Policy and Application Available

      Please click here to visit our RED Notices page.

      Due Date for NCHMA Certification April 30, 2018

      As of January 1, 2018, all firms and individuals that wish to submit market studies for any program administered by IHCDA will be required to be members of NCHMA and to be certified by them.

      Because it can take 6 to 8 weeks to receive the certification from NCHMA, IHCDA extended the time frame for Market Study Providers to become certified to April 30, 2018. IHCDA is in frequent contact with NCHMA and will receive updates from them as to newly certified firms. Any questions about the certification process should be directed to NCHMA. Should you have any questions about this notice, please contact Jerri Bain at 317-233-6667 or jbain@ihcda.in.gov.

      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.

      April 26, 2018 (Paoli)
      May 24, 2018*
      June 28, 2018 (Gary)
      July 26, 2018*
      August 23, 2018 (Jeffersonville)
      September 27, 2018*
      October 25, 2018 (Greenwood)
      November 15, 2018 (Shelbyville)
      December 20, 2018 (TBD)

      *Located at IHCDA's office in Indianapolis.


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      IHCDA Celebrates 40 Years

      On March 9th, 2018 we celebrated our 40th anniversary as an agency!

      Our Executive Director, Jake Sipe, shared his excitement and optimism about the agency's future with the following sentiments:

      "As we celebrate our 40th anniversary an agency, our commitment to improving the lives of Hoosiers and the communities in which they live remains. It's astounding to think of the lives this agency has touched in the 40 years since its inception. And I can't wait to see what IHCDA will continue to do for our fellow Hoosiers in the months and years ahead!"


      LaCasa Inc. Annual Luncheon

      On March 21 LaCasa Inc. held their Annual Meeting and Luncheon to unveil a new visual identity and recognize LaCasa's accomplishments during the tenure of President Larry Gautsche.  Larry will be retiring after 17 years in August.

      Pictured above are IHCDA's Marianne Frapps, Steve St. John, and Dani Miller, along with LaCasa's Larry Gautsche.

      INARF Annual Conference

      On March 22 IHCDA was pleased to be an exhibitor at the INARF Annual Conference. 

      The Indiana Association of Rehabilitation Facilities' mission is "to influence the disabilities services industry by presenting a unified voice and by building the capabilities of member agencies to deliver quality services and supports."  IHCDA representatives attended the annual conference to talk about how programs such as Ramp Up Indiana, IDA, and others can benefit Hoosiers.

      Placemaking Indiana

      Placemaking Indiana seeks community input

      Placemaking Indiana wants to see placemaking in action! This year IHCDA and its CreatINg Places partner, Patronicity, want to visit and talk Placemaking with Indiana communities. Is there something placemaking related in your community you would like to showcase to IHCDA and other interested communities? Would you like to be highlighted for your placemaking efforts on Placemaking Indiana’s upcoming website, blog, or social media? Share your story with us – contact Carmen Lethig at clethig@ihcda.in.gov

      CreatINg Places

      CreatINg Places: What Is It and How Do I Apply?

      The CreatINg Places program is a unique crowdfunding and grant program to implement placemaking projects in your community. Join a free webinar on May 10 from 10 to 11 a.m. EST to learn how the program supported over 30 projects in its first year and how you can take advantage of a second round of funding to build fun and lively places in your community!

      Click here to register.