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 […]

CDFI Fund: Public Comments Sought on the NMTC Allocation and Qualified Equity Investment Tracking System

The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), U.S. Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning the New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program) Allocation and Qualified Equity Investment Tracking System (AQEI). The NMTC Program provides an incentive to investors in the form of tax credits over a seven […]

FHFA: Annual Report on Low-Income Housing and Community Development Activities at the FHLBs Released

Today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released its annual report on the low-income housing and community development activities of the Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBanks). The report highlights the FHLBanks’ activities and performance in 2021 through the Affordable Housing Program (AHP), the Community Investment Program (CIP), and the Community […]

ABA: Seven Banks Win ABA Foundation’s 2022 Community Commitment Awards

The American Bankers Association Foundation named seven banks as 2022 Community Commitment Award winners. The annual awards recognize banks for extraordinary corporate social responsibility efforts in seven specific categories ranging from affordable housing to economic inclusion. The winners will be recognized at ABA’s Annual Convention in Austin, Texas on Oct. 4. The selection […]

HUD: $5.5 Million Funding Opportunity Announced for HBCUs to Conduct Housing and Community Development Research

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it will make available $5.5 million for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to establish or bolster existing Centers of Excellence (COE) that conduct housing and community development research. “Historically Black Colleges and Universities are economic anchors for their […]

HUD: $147 Million Awarded to Tribal Communities for Affordable Housing and Community Development

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Thursday announced 83 awards totaling $147 million for affordable housing and community development projects that primarily benefit people with low and moderate incomes in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. “Every person deserves a fair shot to get ahead-one that […]