Gary Indiana Receives Support to Boost Neighborhood Revitalization through Local Food Enterprises

The Times of Northwest Indiana ran a story last week announcing that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has selected Gary for the Local Foods, Local Places initiative, which aims to make […]

Job Opportunity: Carey Services Seeking Several Direct Support Professionals

Carey Services is a community based human services organization assisting individuals and families to turn abilities and barriers into opportunities by providing individualized services, education, and advocacy. There are several Direct […]

FHLBI Affordable Housing and Community Investment Workshop, March 2, 2016: Numbers Tell the Story

Join the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis at this workshop for FHLBI members to connect with housing developers, nonprofits and agencies to jumpstart affordable housing initiatives in their local communities. The […]

Action Alert: Oppose Senate Bill 309 Eliminating the Low Income Housing Exemption for Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Developments

  Today at the Indiana Statehouse, the Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee approved SB 309, authored by Sen. Brandt Hershman, that would, in part, eliminate the Low Income Housing Exemption […]

Action Alert: Stop Predatory Payday Lending, Oppose House Bill 1340

oppose HB 1340 authored by Representative Woody Burton.

HB 1340 will legalize a new type of predatory payday loan in Indiana. Under the proposal, the rates on the loan reach as high as 288% APR for a 24-month payday loan. As an another example, a $600 loan due in 12 months, will cost $2,040 to payback – more than three times the original loan amount.

Job Opportunity: Merchants Affordable Housing Corp. Seeking Finance/Asset Director

Merchants Affordable Housing Corp., a 501 c(3) with a “mission of creating stable, vibrant and healthy communities by developing or acquiring affordable rental properties,” is seeking to hire a Finance/Asset […]

South Bend Mutual Homes Moves In Residents: Cooperative Housing Innovation

The South Bend Tribune ran a story January 25, 2016 highlighting the latest project partnership between two Indiana Association for Community Economic Development members, South Bend Heritage Foundation and Neighborhood […]

Despite Recovery, Prosperity Remains Out of Reach for Hoosier Families: Release of the Assets and Opportunity Scorecard and Week of Action

On January 25, 2016 the Indiana Assets and Opportunity Network, an IACED collaboration with the Institute for Working Families, began a Week of Action with the release of the 2016 […]

ATTEND: Transit Day at the Indiana General Assembly Session

Join the Indiana Citizens’ Alliance for Transit (ICAT) and many other transit supporters from all over Indiana at the Statehouse on Thursday, February 11, 2016 for Transit Day. This day […]

Indiana Legal Services Receives Funds to Counsel Hoosiers Facing Foreclosure

Indiana Legal Services (ILS), an IACED member will receive a $300,000 grant to support its foreclosure prevention services and debt counseling programs that the nonprofit offers free to struggling Indiana residents in all 92 counties. The $300,000 grant is paid for with funds received by the Attorney General’s Office and reserved for consumer protection efforts as part of a multi-state settlement with Chase Bank over alleged unlawful debt collection practices.