IHCDA RED Monthly July 2018

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RED Notices

      18-32: Moving Forward Rural Development (RD) Respondents & Presentation Date

      18-312018 Federal Program Rent and Income Limits

      18-30QAP Form A Update

      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)

      Please click here to visit our RED Notices page.

      IHCDA Regional Meetings

      The IHCDA Real Estate Production Team will hold the final two annual outreach meetings in Huntington on July 12 and in Sheridan on July 17. 

      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.

      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.

      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 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.


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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.

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      Excellence in Affordable Housing Awards

      IHCDA is requesting nominations for the most outstanding properties in four categories for the Lt. Governor's Excellence in Affordable Housing Awards. These awards, which will be presented at the 2018 Indiana Housing Conference, celebrate the best in Indiana affordable housing development.

      All award nominations are due by Wednesday, August 15, 2018, and the conference will take place September 26-27, 2018 at the Marriott Indianapolis in Downtown Indianapolis. Click here for more information.

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      Healthy Food Access in Indiana: Intersections & Opportunities

      On June 21, IHCDA representatives joined Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Healthy Food Access Coalition for the first annual Healthy Food Access Stakeholders Meeting. The event aimed to explore the causes and consequences of limited healthy food access in Indiana, as well as some of the many innovative solutions being utilized to address this issue across the state. Pictured above are IHCDA's Emily Anderson and Dani Miller, as well as Warren Brown (Economic Development Director for the city of Alexandria), Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch, and Cindi Brown with Purdue Extension.


      Celebrating Homeownership Month

      On June 22, roughly 300 Habitat for Humanity volunteers worked together alongside Lt., Governor Suzanne Crouch, the IHCDA, and several other local partners to construct walls for three different homes. Click here to read the story that was published in the Indy Star.

      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