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Indiana Housing Perspectives Survey

Indiana Housing and Community Development, in partnership with the Sagamore Institute, is conducting a study on Indiana housing trends pre- and post-recession. Sagamore researchers are surveying housing professionals across the state to identify current critical issues housing professionals are experiencing or seeing in their regions/professions related to housing supply and demand, housing affordability, demographic shifts of households and workforce housing needs.

To participate in the survey please submit your responses by August 25. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the survey, please feel free to contact Sagamore Institute, Senior Research Fellow, Dr. JoAnna Brown at joannab@sagamoreinstitute.org or 317-472-2054.

Three Developers Selected to Participate in Indiana’s Moving Forward Rural Development Program

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) announced that Biggs Development, Justice Property Management & Greystone Affordable Development and Woda Cooper Companies were selected to participate in the Moving Forward Rural Development (RD) Program. IHCDA, in partnership with Energy Systems Network (ESN), will work with these three groups to take on the challenge to preserve a minimum of 30 USDA Rural Development (RD) properties.

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Cinnaire Announces First Property Purchased for Indianapolis’ Equitable Transit-Oriented Development Fund

Cinnaire announced the closing of a $400,000 loan with the Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership® (INHP) for land acquisition for development of affordable housing one block from a Red Line bus rapid transit station in Indianapolis. The investment is the first loan from the $15 million Equitable Transit-Oriented Development fund launched in February 2019.

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Indiana HCDA Board Approves Funding to Preserve over 800 Units of Affordable Housing with Tax Exempt Bonds; Adopts 2020-2021 QAP

The Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority (IHCDA) Board of Directors approved Bond Volume/ 4 percent Credits to preserve over 800 units of affordable housing in the cities of Bloomington, Evansville, and Indianapolis, with a total development cost of $78 million. The board also approved the final draft of the 2020-2021 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) and its submission to Governor Holcomb for execution.

Woda Partners with Veterans Organization to Develop Supportive Housing

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.

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.

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