April 9, 2018

Community Developments: New Data on Court-ordered Evictions, Research on Barriers to Inclusion

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Upcoming Events

  • On April 10, the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) is organizing a “Day of Thanks” to show gratitude to members of Congress who helped secure a 10 percent increase in federal funding for HUD’s programs in fiscal year (FY) 2018. Advocates can call, email or tweet at their Congressmembers to thank them for securing these important increases to affordable housing and community development investments; sign on to a national letter that urges Members to ensure that affordable housing and community development programs receive the highest allocation of discretionary funds possible in FY 19 appropriations; and plan for the Our Homes, Our Voices National Housing Week of Action between May 1-8.
     
  • The first Opportunity Zones nomination deadline has passed and governors who have requested a 30-day extension have until April 20 to submit their recommendations for Zone designations to Treasury. On Wednesday April 25, Enterprise is hosting a webinar on “Analyzing Opportunity Zone Nominations and What States Should Do Next”. It will analyze the results of Zone nominations in select states and discuss ideas for local policies and programs that could maximize the benefit of investments incented through Opportunity Zones. Register here for the webinar

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