IHCDA RED Monthly June 2018

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RED Notices

      18-29: IHCDA Regional Meetings

      18-28: SAM.Gov Registration Changes

      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 (updated May 30, 2018)

      18-23: TBRA Manual and Request for Qualifications

      18-22: Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Grant RFQ (updated May 29, 2018)

      Please click here to visit our RED Notices page.

      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.

      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.

      Job Opportunities

      Looking for a new job opportunity? IHCDA is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

      Please visit our partner website for more information.


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

      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.

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      IHCDA Regional Meetings

      The IHCDA Real Estate Production Team will be visiting locations around Indiana to host annual outreach meetings. These meetings are intended to provide an overview of IHCDA programs and gather feedback from communities, and IHCDA partners on local housing and community development needs, challenges and policy. If you are interested in attending a meeting, please RSVP to Katie Hall, Real Estate Coordinator at kahall@ihcda.in.gov. IHCDA also invites our partners to inform the regional meeting agenda; please send questions or topics to Samantha Spergel at sspergel@ihcda.in.gov


      Shamrock Estates

      On May 30th, IHCDA’s Executive Director Jacob Sipe and members of the Real Estate Department traveled to North Liberty for the grand opening of the newest addition to the Shamrock Estates senior housing development. There, they joined North Liberty officials and many partners that made this second phase of this Stellar Communities project a reality. Shamrock Estates Phase II used HOME funding to construct five duplex homes, adding ten units of affordable senior housing.


      Mandala Murals

      The Mandala Murals Project is the latest CreatINg Places campaign to launch! It is being run by the North Anthony Corridor. Funds raised during this campaign will allow the creation of two new murals along the North Anthony Corridor in the The City of Fort Wayne

      Click here for more information on this project. 

      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

      My Community My Vision

      Webinar on July 10th

      Please join us July 10th from 10:00 am - 11:00 am for a free webinar to learn more about the My Community, My Vision (MCMV) program and the application process. We will be accepting applications this summer for the 2018-19 school year.

      Click here to register for the webinar.

      The MCMV program is a youth planning program partnership between IHCDA and a local university.The program engages and educates high school students through a planning process in their communities lead by graduate students and guided by local leadership. Student groups are awarded grant money to complete a project in their community.