Join CDBG for Interactive Training on the Redesigned Community Development Block Grant Program

*Provided by HCD Join the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) to learn, provide feedback, and get answers to your questions about the Community Development Grant (CDBG) program. Training will be provided in a classroom setting and will include the following topics: CDBG 101: Introduction to CDBG and HUD terminology from planning to [...]

2019-07-11T08:59:02+00:00July 11th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

New EDC Study Debunking the Business Migration Myth

*Provided by the Economic Development Colloborative For many in California, it has become accepted as truth, that the California business climate—defined by escalating costs and challenges owing to high taxation and regulation—is driving a mass exodus of business from the state. Given the recent lack of growth in our local economy, it’s an easy story [...]

2019-06-26T13:07:15+00:00June 26th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

LISC Released the Opportunity Zone Playbook Last Week

*Provided by LISC Opportunity Zones promise to drive billions—even trillions—of dollars in long-term investment into low-income urban and rural census tracts across the country. The goal of this new incentive, part of the 2017 Tax Reform and Jobs Act, is to achieve a double bottom line: fueling inclusive local economies in communities that benefit the [...]

2019-06-19T08:50:14+00:00June 19th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

Legislature Passes Budget with More Funding for Homelessness, Infrastructure, Emergency Preparedness & Response

*Provided by the League of California Cities The Legislature agreed to invest in significant new investments to shelter homeless Californians, expand housing-related infrastructure and provide safe drinking water to all residents when they passed the FY 2019–20 Budget Act on Thursday, June 13, which establishes the state’s financial plan for the fiscal year that begins [...]

2019-06-19T08:41:13+00:00June 19th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|