Registration is OPEN for the NTI in Portland, OR – Dec. 9-13 – Check your email and send in your Slot Requests for Fed. FY2020 to Jackie
Office of National Drug Control Policy – Per Anne Hazlett – they send out news about funding announcements every few weeks– if anyone wants to be added to that list, please email Betty-Ann Bryce
VHDA – REACH Virginia Innovative Demonstration Grantsto spur affordable single family and mixed use housing development by supporting technological innovations to reduce construction costs in the homebuilding industry. Awards will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions? Contact Matthew Bolster, Strategic Housing Office, at (804) 343-5631.
Help Community Heroes Purchase a Home – New Program! Community Heroes, VHDA in partnership with FHLB-Atlanta helps law enforcement officers, public school educators, firefighters, and other first responders purchase a home. It’s an opportunity to access $1 million in grant funds for eligible homebuyers. Learn more.
UPCOMING Fahe EVENTS
Thur. Nov. 7 – 11am-3pm – VA Caucus Meeting – VHDA Office, 105 E Main St, Wytheville
Additional NTI’s: May 18-22 – Los Angeles, CA; August 17-21 – Washington, DC
HUD released a new online course called CHDO Opportunities in HOME. This self-paced online training serves as both a comprehensive introduction and an important refresher on regulatory requirements for CHDOs under the HOME Program.
Looking for data about your community? Learn an easy way to access social, economic, housing, and demographic statistics for your selected area or multiple areas on data.census.gov. Helpful videos HERE
HPN Select (FREE Membership) and The Home Depot Pro™ have teamed up to provide you with a catalog of valuable products needed as your units turn over. Click HERE to find 19 products and our special deals. This offer is only good until October 31, 2019.
From Katy Stigers: Fahe is represented in the current issue of the Journal of Appalachian Health. This new journal focuses on rapid sharing of results and knowledge about health in Appalachia. It is open source/open access so unlike many scholarly publications it is easy to access. The articles are readable for a lay audience, with a peer-review process to ensure quality and rigor. Check out the table of contents for relevant articles. Initially funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Check out the “Voices from the Hollow section” and share your thoughts!
Fahe Community Lending is rolling out a referral program for Members ONLY. Details HERE
CHECK IT OUT: Fahe’s Lending Directory
Katy Stigers’ Report on Issues Facing Rural Housing
Questions or to express interest in Fahe Strategic Programs? Please email Matt Coburn
Harvard’s Joint Center on Housing Studies reports in The State of the Nation’s Housing 2019