A new partnership between Woda Cooper Companies, Inc. (Woda Cooper) and Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation of Indiana (HVAF) was selected as one of six teams to participate in the 2019 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute. In its tenth year, the Institute is organized by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) and the Corporation for Supportive Housing. Over the next few months, each of the six participating teams will develop detailed plans for supportive housing serving either homeless veterans or individuals experiencing chronic homelessness. The Institute’s participants will receive training, technical assistance and an opportunity to apply for predevelopment financing through IHCDA and other sources.
Woda Cooper and HVAF are in the early planning stages for a new affordable housing community in Indianapolis, with 25 percent of units set aside as supportive housing for veterans. HVAF’s partnership with Woda Cooper marks the first time HVAF will develop permanent supportive housing.