Archive for May, 2015

Huge Wins for Affordable Housing & Small Business in DC FY16 Budget!

May 27, 2015 • Comments Off on Huge Wins for Affordable Housing & Small Business in DC FY16 Budget!

The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) applauds our District of Columbia leaders for their tremendous work in ensuring that the FY16 budget includes major investments across the continuum of housing and in creating economic opportunity for District residents. The budget that the Council unanimously passed Wednesday, May 27, 2015 would not have […]

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Take Action Today! Trust Fund at Risk

May 27, 2015 • Comments Off on Take Action Today! Trust Fund at Risk

In the budget released at 5:30 pm last night, Chairman Mendelson proposed moving $9 million that should go to the Housing Production Trust Fund in FY15 to be moved to FY16, then using $9 million from FY16’s funding to pay for other programs. This last minute change is a loss of $9 million that would have been used […]

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We support $100 million for the Housing Production Trust Fund

May 19, 2015 • Comments Off on We support $100 million for the Housing Production Trust Fund

Thanks to the over 100 organizations and hundreds of individuals who signed on to support the Housing Production Trust Fund! We have shared the letter and your names with the DC Council and will continue to encourage them to invest in the Trust Fund and other affordable housing programs at our Advocacy Day and on […]

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Small Business Policy Project Launches DCSmallBizLoans.com

May 8, 2015 • Comments Off on Small Business Policy Project Launches DCSmallBizLoans.com

On Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., the Small Business Policy Project (SBPP) launched DCSmallBizLoans.com, a new customized web-based lending platform developed by Biz2Credit. The lending platform will expand the capacity of local Community Financial Development Institutions (CDFIs), whose mission is to expand access to typically underserved communities by providing credit, capital and financial services. The launch of DCSmallBizLoans.com is […]

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