Indy Rezone – Indianapolis’ First New Zoning Ordinance in 40+ Years

The Indy Rezone effort has been a 3+ year effort to rewrite the city’s more than 40 year old zoning ordinance with a focus on sustainability and livability.  The draft […]

Potential Cuts in Housing Counseling Funding Set for Tomorrow

The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations subcommittee will vote tomorrow Thursday, June 5, 2014 on a bill that would significantly lower President Obama’s requested funding of $60 million […]

House Advances Bill with Severe Community Development Funding Cuts

Recent Action Update: On June 10, 2014, the House passed the version of the THUD bill described below, the Senate has yet to hold a floor vote on its version […]

HUD Announces Housing Grants for 2014

Every year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) offers millions of dollars in grants to public and private organizations across the country that specialize in helping people […]

Community Report Card Available

A convenient Community Report Card has been released through the Indiana Association of United Ways developed by The Polis Center and powered by SAVI. It brings light to key indicators such […]

Housing Reform Legislation Stalled Despite Senate Committee Approval

Source: Reuters/Gary Cameron Status of Senate Housing Reform Legislation On Thursday, May 15, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs met. Banking Committee passed S. 1217, Housing Finance Reform […]

Where is the Community Economic Development Field Going?

Today in Minneapolis, Executive Director Andy Fraizer is presenting on a panel at the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders 9th Annual National Conference. If you are interested in the […]

Announcement of New HUD Secretary Expected This Week

News reports over the weekend indicated President Obama is set to announce this week that Shaun Donovan, the current Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), will be tapped for […]


Many thanks to the 71 respondents who contributed to the 2014 IACED member satisfaction survey distributed online last month. A summary of the findings can be accessed here: 2014 member survey. […]

Request for Information – Financial Institution Services

The Indiana Association for Community Economic Development (IACED) is seeking information from financial institutions for banking, credit card processing, and investment services. The purpose of this process is to obtain […]