- IACED Public Policy Agenda and 2013 Indiana General Assembly Policy Priorities
As laid out in the IACED public policy agenda, these issues are critically important: funding sustainable communities, economic development, housing availability, and building human capital through a reliable safety net and financial asset building.
- What Makes a Great Rural Community?
There are many lists of “Top Communities” by various organizations. They all come to different conclusions based on the indicators they use to identify “greatness.” Crime, housing price, and school [...]
- Stronger Partnerships Emphasized at Recent CRA Workshop
IACED and the FDIC recently co-sponsored a half-day workshop on how community-based organizations and banks can work more closely together under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The CRA was passed [...]
- President Obama Nominates Rep. Mel Watt to lead the Federal Housing Finance Agency: NLIHC and NCRC Applaud Nomination
On May 1, 2013, President Obama named Rep. Melvin Watt to lead the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), which oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. In nominating Rep. Watt, the [...]
IACED Membership Is For You!
Community Economic Development (CED) is any local action that creates economic opportunities and improves social conditions, particularly for those who are most disadvantaged.
If this describes your work, you should become a member. At IACED, we represent the interests of organizations engaged in community economic development across Indiana.