IHCDA Monthly Info - October 2018

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RED Notices

18-45: Social Security COLA Announcement for 2019

18-44: 2018 CDBG OOR Application Round Open

18-43: Project-based Voucher Administration RFQ Posted

18-42: 2019 Supportive Housing Institute

18-41: Response to Hurricane Florence - Emergency Housing Relief Authorization

18-40: 2018 Ongoing Federal Programs Compliance Manual

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Public Notices

PN 18-21: Housing Choice Voucher Opens Mainstream Program Waiting List

PN 18-20: Notice of Filing of 2017 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report

PN 18-19: Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Opens in Sullivan County

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Fall Edition of IHCDA... the Magazine

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The Fall 2018 edition of IHCDA... the Magazine is now available! This issue (available here) features Lottie Schaffer, recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Resident Volunteer Award, on the cover.

New CreatINg Places Campaigns Launched

CreatINg Places

Six new CreatINg Places crowdfunding campaigns have launched this month! The campaigns are offered through the crowdfunding platform developed by Patronicity.

Interested in starting a project in your community? Click here for more information.

My Voice Portal (MVP)

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Have you submitted a suggestion through our My Voice Portal (MVP) yet? Now is the time. Keep them coming! Click here to find out more and become an IHCDA MVP!

Ribbon Cutting

IHCDA Board of Directors Meeting held at The Gables in Greenwood

The IHCDA Board of Directors meeting was held on October 25th at The Gables in Greenwood. Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch, who serves as IHCDA's board chair, presided over the meeting. Following the board meeting, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held to commemorate the grand opening of the new affordable housing development.

Grand Opening

Mickey's Kingdom Opens in Evansville

A grand opening event was held on October 27th for Mickey’s Kingdom in Evansville. Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch was among those in attendance. In addition to those helping to contribute money towards the project, that were matched through IHCDA's CreatINg Places program, more than 3,000 volunteers helped to create the 20,000 square foot playscape along the Ohio River.

HUD Housing Counseling Grant

HUD Awards Housing Counseling Grants in Indiana

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded IHCDA funding for housing counseling grants to help households find housing, make more informed housing choices, or keep their current homes. These grants will directly support the housing counseling services to help Indiana residents attain or retain their home. Subrecipients of the $130,079 award include the Affordable Housing and Community Development Corporation, the Community Action Program of Evansville and John Boner Neighborhood Centers.


IHCDA Receives National Award

IHCDA received an award in the Special Needs Housing category from the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) for our response to the opioid crisis, by addressing the need for housing and supportive service options for persons with substance use disorders. 

In the past year and half, the agency has launched three initiatives focused on opioid recovery: (1) funding residential treatment facilities for pregnant women addicted to opioids, (2) targeting supportive housing resources to persons experiencing homelessness with substance use disorders and (3) launching the Indiana Housing First rapid rehousing program.


2018-2019 Winter Assistance Program Opens Tomorrow

The 2018-2019 Winter Assistance Program, through he Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), will began tomorrow, November 1st and concludes May 17, 2019. Beginning tomorrow applications will be accepted by community-based organizations under contract with IHCDA for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program. During the 2017-18 Winter Assistance period that ended on June 1, a total of 103,000 households were served and received an average benefit of $612.