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Michelle Miles Appointed to CHFA’s Board of Directors

Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) is pleased to announce that Gov. Jared Polis has appointed Michelle Miles, Trinidad mayor pro-tem, as a new member of CHFA’s board of directors. In addition, Gov. Polis has reappointed Max Tyler and Julie Brewen to CHFA’s board. Tyler is a former state representative and current chair of CHFA’s board. Brewen is the executive director of Housing Catalyst and current secretary/treasurer of CHFA’s board.

Affordability Extended at Reading Housing Community for Seniors and Disabled Residents Resulting From $10.2 Million in MassHousing Financing

Senior citizens and disabled residents living at the 74-unit Peter Sanborn Place in Reading will have their affordable rents extended for at least 24 years and will see property improvements as a result of $10.2 million in MassHousing affordable housing financing to the non-profit Affordable Housing and Services Collaborative (AHSC) and First Church in Malden Homes, Inc.

Iowa Finance Authority Announces Nearly $2.5 Million in Federal Funding to Advance Rental and Homeownership Opportunities

Federal HOME Program to Advance Housing Opportunities in Eight Iowa Counties DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors recently approved a total of nearly $2.5 million in...

MassHousing Closes on $11.2 Million in Financing for 52 Units of Affordable Rental Housing and Condominiums on the East Boston Waterfront

MassHousing has closed on a total of $11.2 million in affordable housing financing to WinnCompanies for the development of 22 new rental housing units and 30 new condominiums on the East Boston Waterfront. The Clippership Apartments and Clippership Condominiums will create new homes for households across a broad range of incomes, including 14 new workforce homeownership units in the condominium development.

Louisiana Housing Corporation Launches New Interactive Data Map to Support Affordable Housing Policies

The Louisiana Housing Corporation has launched an interactive mapping tool aimed at helping the state’s housing advocates, developers and policymakers leverage a wide range of data to make more informed decisions related to affordable housing. The online tool, which is available to the public via the LHC website, was developed using the interactive data-mapping PolicyMap framework.

Assistance Available for Development of Affordable Housing

North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA) is currently accepting applications for affordable housing development assistance through the federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) and National Housing Trust Fund (HTF) programs, and the state’s Housing Incentive Fund (HIF). “The development support North Dakota Housing Finance Agency administers aids communities in addressing the housing needs of their most vulnerable populations,” said Dave Flohr, NDHFA interim executive director.

Raynetta Hill of CommonBond Communities Joins WHEDA Board

Raynetta Hill, Regional Manager of Property Management and Advantage Services for CommonBond Communities, has been appointed to serve as a member of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) Board of Directors. CommonBond Communities provides homes and supportive services for those most in need with a vision of a day where every person has access to a stable home.

Innovative Public-Private Partnership Seeks to Develop Energy Efficient Housing for Rhode Islanders

RIHousing and the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) announced today the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Zero Energy for the Ocean State (ZEOS) Demonstration Project. The pilot program offers a grant of up to $250,000 to design and construct affordable, energy efficient housing to serve low- and moderate-income Rhode Islanders.

CalHFA Makes Preliminary Mixed-Income Program Awards to Eight Developments

The California Housing Finance Agency has made preliminary awards to eight mixed-income multifamily housing developments to use $40 million in Senate Bill 2 funds. When constructed, these housing developments will serve 1,379 low to moderate income California families. Senate Bill 2, the Building Homes and Job Act, was authored by Senate pro Tempore Toni Atkins and signed into law by former Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. as part of 2017’s historic package of housing legislation.

Funding Available for the Development of Affordable Housing

South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) announces approximately $15.3 million is available for funding during the 2019 application cycle for the HOME Investment Partnerships, Housing Tax Credit, Housing Opportunity Fund and Housing Trust Fund programs. Funding can be utilized to assist communities in addressing their local housing needs.