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Ventura County Updates: Area Housing Authority Awarded $17M & CEDC Celebrates the Grand Opening of Azahar Place

(from Ventura County HOME) Area Housing Authority Awarded $17M for Two Ventura County Properties - Despite a competitive environment for funding, The Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura (AHA) received funding for two projects. Recent letters from the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee awarded the AHA $5.4 million in tax credit funding to assist with renovation at Colinas Vista Family Apartments in Piru, and $11.6 million to aid the construction of a 36-unit development  in Thousand Oaks.

2013 Affordable Housing Trust Fund NOFA


March 15, 2013
The Affordable Housing Trust Fund is accepting comments and online applications for the 2013 Round 1 Notice of Funding Availability, at www.lahd.lacity.org/nofa.  A DUNS number is required in order to access the application. 

Got 811?

Independent Housing Partners (IHP-LA) of the Westside Center for Independent Living (WCIL) is seeking partnerships for implementation of the newly released HUD 811 Vouchers being offered to house people transitioning out of Skilled Nursing Facilities. As you may know, California has received $11.8 million to fund 335 units of housing to support de-institutionalization initiatives that allow people with disabilities to live successfully in community-based settings.

2013 Membership Nomination Slate Recommendations

The SCANPH ad hoc Nominating Committee and Alan Greenlee, Executive Director would like to announce that:

1) SCANPH Board of Directors members, Robin Conerly (West Hollywood Community Housing Corporation), Ernesto Espinoza (East Los Angeles Community Corporation), Brenda Rodriguez (Affordable Housing Clearinghouse), and Nancy Tillie have completed their 3-year term and will be seeking an additional second 3-year term at the members' meeting on February 21, 2013;

Orange County Updates: State DOF Demands $263 Million From OC Cities And Kennedy Commission Forum

(from Kennedy Commission) The State of California's Department of Finance (DOF) has demanded in recent weeks that 19 Orange County cities and the county itself turn over a combined $263 million in unused funds previously earmarked for low- and moderate-income housing.
Some cities have already paid up, including Anaheim and Buena Park, which had unused funds of $13.9 million and $4.6 million, respectively. Others are fighting the demand, saying the state's calculations are wrong.

San Diego Updates: Laura Nunn Joins SDHF and Affordable Housing Finance Summit

(San Diego Region Update from the San Diego Housing Federation)  The San Diego Housing Federation welcomed Laura Nunn as its new Policy Coordinator. Ms. Nunn comes to SDHF from U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein’s San Diego district office where she was Assistant Field Representative. In her last position, Laura worked on federal level issues related to housing, health,veteran affairs, and social programs.

National Housing Preservation Database

The National Housing Preservation Database was created by the Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation (PAHRC) and the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) in an effort to provide communities with the information they need to effectively preserve their stock of public and affordable housing. The National Housing Preservation Database incorporates all available data on federally subsidized housing properties and includes nine separate funding streams. The National Housing Preservation Database can be filtered by location, funding stream, or 'at risk of loss' status.

LA Business Council 43rd Annual Architectural Awards

The Los Angeles Business Council is thrilled to announce the 43rd Annual Architectural Awards coming June 5, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. We encourage you or your associates to submit recent building projects for consideration by the 2013 Los Angeles Architectural Awards jury. The Call for Entries is attached, and the entry form is available online here. The deadline to submit entries is Friday, February 15. 


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