IHCDA RED Monthly May 2018

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RED Notices

      18-27: Common Issues in Market Studies

      18-26: Income Averaging Policy for 9% LIHTC Developments

      18-25: List of Approved Market Study Providers

      18-24: 2018 Rental Housing Tax Credit Rent and Income Limits

      18-23: TBRA Manual and Request for Qualifications

      18-22: Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Grant RFQ

      18-21: 2019 Tax Credit General Set-Aside - Moving Forward Rural Development

      18-20: Income Averaging Policy for 4% Tax-Exempt Bond Developments

      Please click here to visit our RED Notices page.

      Energy Assistance Update

      The application date for the 2017-18 Winter Assistance Program through the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been EXTENDED until June 1, 2018. Individuals seeking assistance should contact the local service provider that services their county.

      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.

      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.

      CreatINg Places

      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.

      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.

      Ramp Up!

      The IHCDA Real Estate Department is proud to announce the success of the new Ramp Up program!  With this grant program, ICAP was able to provide ramps for 10 homeowners across Henry, Hancock, Fayette, and Rush counties.

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      Ball State

      Preserving Historic Places Conference

      In collaboration with Indiana Landmarks, Ball State College of Architecture and Planning, Indiana University School of Art, Architecture, & Design, and Ivy Tech, IHCDA sponsored the state historic preservation conference “Preserving Historic Places” in Columbus, IN. 

      This year teams worked to develop new uses for a unique bank building designed by a famous architect and a 100-year-old theater, The Crump, both in Columbus.

      M Fine

      M. Fine on Spring

      On April 19 IHCDA headed to Jeffersonville, Indiana to celebrate the grand opening of M. Fine on Spring. This development provides 51 units of affordable housing for seniors, as well as a number of services for on-site care.

      All Things Art!

      All Things Art is the latest CreatINg Places campaign to launch! It is being run by the Gary for Life Initiative, in partnership with the Gary Economic Development Corporation and Gary Youth Services Bureau. Through this project, Gary for Life will host a 10-week-long summer series of workshops focused on providing Gary teens with a safe space to engage with different forms of art. Click here for more information.

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      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


      If your agency has a new staff member who wishes to receive this newsletter, please e-mail communications@ihcda.in.gov