HUD: $95.5 Million Awarded for Affordable Housing and Community Development Activities in Native American Communities

Funds support development and operation of low-income housing The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $95 million to 55 communities through the Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program. Grant funds may be used for infrastructure, community facilities, housing rehabilitation, economic development, and more to support […]

ABA: Foundation Accepting Submissions for Community Commitment Awards

The American Bankers Association Foundation is accepting submissions for its 11th annual Community Commitment Awards and encouraging banks of all sizes to enter their successful community initiatives. The awards, ABA’s highest honors for extraordinary community engagement, recognize innovative, high-impact bank programs that improve the quality of life for the communities they serve. […]

CDFI Fund: FY 2023 CDFI Bond Guarantee Program Application Period Opens

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) today opened the fiscal year (FY) 2023 application period for the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program. A total of up to $500 million in bond guarantee authority is available for Eligible Community Development Financial Institutions (Eligible CDFIs) in […]

HUD: First-Ever HUD Tribal Intergovernmental Advisory Committee Meeting Convened

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge hosted HUD’s first-ever Tribal Intergovernmental Advisory Committee (TIAC) meeting at the Robert C. Weaver Federal Building. The two-day convening included Tribal leaders from across the continental United States and Alaska that make up the HUD Tribal Intergovernmental Advisory […]

HUD: $5.5 Million Awarded to HBCUs to Conduct Housing and Community Development Research

Funding a part of HUD efforts to diversify housing research Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced awards totaling $5.5 million for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to Texas Southern University and North Carolina A&T University to establish or bolster existing Centers of Excellence (COE) […]

HUD: $5.6 Billion Awarded in Annual Grants for Affordable Housing, Community Development and Homeless Assistance

Funding will go to 1,200 communities through 2,400 grants to support the needs of families and individuals The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced $5.6 billion in funding will go to 1,200 communities through more than 2,400 grants to States, urban counties, insular areas, DC, Puerto […]

Federal Reserve: Four New Members of Community Advisory Council Announced

The Federal Reserve Board on Friday announced four new members of its Community Advisory Council (CAC). The CAC is composed of a diverse group of experts and representatives of consumer, workforce, and community development organizations and interests. CAC members provide information, advice, and recommendations to the Board on relevant policy […]

HUD: Community Compass Technical Assistance and Capacity-Building Program Seeking Technical Assistance Providers

Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is announcing the availability of at least $80,681,000 for the Community Compass TA Program and capacity-building activities for HUD’s customers. This program is focused on solving complex housing and community development challenges by equipping HUD customers with the knowledge, skills, […]

HUD: $5.5 Million in Funding Opportunity Announced for Hispanic Serving Institutions

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it will make available $5.5 million for Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) to establish research Centers of Excellence (COEs) to conduct housing and community development research. This funding opportunity will help strengthen capacity and invest in innovative and actionable research to address […]

FFIEC: Federal Bank Regulatory Agencies Release 2021 Small Business, Small Farm and Community Development Lending Data

The federal bank regulatory agencies, as members of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), today released data on small business, small farm, and community development lending during 2021. The Community Reinvestment Act regulations require the agencies to annually disclose these data. The FFIEC also prepared aggregate disclosure statements of […]