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Local Units of Government (LUG) are defined as cities, towns, townships, and counties within the State of Indiana. The Community Development Building Grant (CDBG) is ideal for local governments seeking to provide special housing for farm worker housing, repair to owner-occupied homes, as well as rehabilitating existing homes and rental units in their community.
HOME - The HOME program provides funding to support the development of rental and homebuyer units (for both rehabilitation and new construction), owner occupied rehabilitation, as well as other housing activities.
Click here for more information about HOME funding
CDBG - The CDBG program provides funding to support the development of the rehabilitation of rental housing and owner-occupied residential units. New construction is allowed for migrant seasonal farm worker housing, youth shelters, and emergency shelters.
Click here for more information about CDBG funding
DEVELOPMENT FUND - The Development Fund provides a non-federal resource for not for profit organizations to not only seek financing for housing, as listed above, but also for a limited array of community and economic development activities.
For more information on this funding option, please contact your Regional Analyst
IHCDA provides, free of charge, a website where Indiana residents can search for affordable rental units throughout the state. Developers and property managers are encouraged to list their available properties and units, as well as provide photos and details of each property. Many developments have filled their vacant units by utilizing this free service. Click here to see what available units are located in your area.
In Indiana, there are 23 Community Action Agencies that serve all 92 counties of Indiana and comprise the Indiana Community Action Network. Each Community Action Agency periodically analyzes community needs to identify strategies that will work best in attacking poverty. Each CAA is distinct because its programs reflect the needs of their local communities. These agencies are unique in their ability to deploy diverse program activities and services in meeting their mission.
Community Action Agencies operate an array of programs which include, but are not limited to: Head Start, Energy Assistance Program, Weatherization Program, Individual Development Accounts, Homeownership Counseling, Owner Occupied Rehabilitation, Housing Development, Foster Grandparents, Child Care, and many more programs and services.
Click here to locate the Community Action Agency in your area