Apply for HUD’s Rural Capacity Building for Community Develop. & Affordable Housing Grants

*Provided by HUD The Rural Capacity Building program enhances the capacity and ability of rural housing development organizations, Community Development Corporations (CDCs), Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs), local governments, and Indian tribes (eligible beneficiaries) to carry out affordable housing and community development activities in rural areas for the benefit of low- and moderate-income families and [...]

2019-04-11T14:22:03+00:00April 11th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

Check out Buxton’s 5 Tips for Recruiting Franchises to Your Community

*Provided by Buxton "During the retail and restaurant attraction process, city government leaders often face the challenge of recruiting franchisees. The reason is simple: many retail and restaurant projects require a franchisee before developing the site. If you need to recruit a franchisee for a pending development project, consider these five tips." For more information, [...]

2019-03-05T14:46:30+00:00March 5th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

Learn from Camoin Associates about Disaster Recovery for Economic Development

*Provided by Camoin Associates Following a disaster, a community must act. A post-disaster economic impact study should be conducted to assess the physical damage and economic damage. Additionally, an economic development organization should lead a post-disaster economic recovery planning process to fully assess the situation on the ground. The economic development organization must work with [...]

2019-03-07T10:11:36+00:00March 5th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta National Heritage Act Authorizes $10M for CA’s Delta Protection Commission

Senator Feinstein and Congressman Garamendi introduce the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta National Heritage Area Act in both chambers of Congress. In early 2019, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein and Congressman John Garamendi introduced companion bills in the Senate and House that would designate the Delta as California’s first National Heritage Area, to be managed by the Delta [...]

2019-03-05T14:38:37+00:00March 5th, 2019|CALED News, Econ Dev News|