IHCDA RED Monthly August 2018

RED Monthly

My Voice Portal (MVP)


My Voice Portal (MVP)
We are committed to listening to you and empowering you – our partners. Please click here to use the MVP to submit comments on ways we can improve.

Change of Address Notification

Thank you for your continued working relationship with us! We would like to take this opportunity to inform you of a change in our business address effective July 30, 2018.

Our new location is:

Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority
30 South Meridian St., Suite 900
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

RED Notices

18-35: 2019 Administrative Plan Open for Public Comment

18-34: National Development Council (NDC) - HDFP Certification Program

18-33: Request for Proposal - RHTC Compliance Trainings

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

18-31: 2018 Federal Program Rent and Income Limits

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.

August 23, 2018 (Jeffersonville)
September 27, 2018 (Indianapolis)
October 25, 2018 (Greenwood)
November 15, 2018 (Shelbyville)
December 20, 2018 (TBD)

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.


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.

2019 Administrative Plan Open for Public Comment

The Administrative Plan for IHCDA’s Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program is open for public comment effective August 1, 2018 through September 17, 2018. Input from program partners and the general public will be considered when revising the Administrative Plan before submission to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for approval.

highland glen

Pool Opening at Highland Glen

Highland Glen Apartments recently celebrated the grand reopening of their newly renovated swimming pool and clubhouse. The project, which consists of 56 HOME-assisted units for families in Scottsburg, Indiana, is a mix of rehabilitation and new construction. New Hope Services is proud that Highland Glen is the "talk of the town" in Scottsburg.


Now Accepting Applications for the 2018-2019 MCMV Program

We are now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 My Community, My Vision (MCMV) program. Each participating community will receive $5,000 to implement a project developed in the planning process that involves high school students, graduate students from IUPUI's School of Public and Enviornmental Affairs (SPEA) and local government leadership. Applications are due September 10, 2018. Click here to learn about the application essay. Contact Carmen Lethig at clethig@ihcda.in.gov for questions.

Last Call for Nominations for 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.

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.