Buying your second home maybe as easy as buying your first with SDHDA’s New Repeat Homebuyer Loan Program

August 25, 2015
PIERRE, S.D. – Due to the demand for housing in South Dakota the South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) introduced a new program to financially assist repeat homebuyers statewide. The Repeat Homebuyer Loan Program provides downpayment and closing cost assistance with competitive interest rates for those purchasing homes beyond their first time. The Repeat Homebuyer Loan Program offers affordable interest…

Housing Development Finance Professional Certification Training

August 17, 2015
HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION TRAINING BISMARCK, ND - Learning the ins and outs of the affordable housing development process will be the focus of a training series for public and non-profit practitioners that starts this fall. In October, North Dakota Housing Finance Agency, in partnership with the North Dakota Department of Commerce and CommunityWorks North Dakota, will host the…

Open Position: Assistant Housing Management Officer

August 13, 2015
OPEN UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED RESPONSIBILITIES:  Assists in the administration of HUD federal housing program contracts for multifamily rental housing.  DUTIES:  Reviews and audits monthly assistance payment vouchers and special claims.  Maintains data systems and reports.  Provides other support functions related to the federal contracts and compliance, as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS:  High school education or GED equivalent and two years related…

$500,000 Available to Help Homeowners Rehabilitate their Homes

July 9, 2015
South Dakota Housing Development Authority has $500,000 available in HOME Homeowner Rehabilitation program funds for eligible organizations to assist low income homeowners rehabilitate their homes.  Eligible organizations that can apply for the HOME Homeowner Rehabilitation program include Community Action Program (CAP) agencies, public agencies and non-profit organizations.  Eligible organizations will administer the program and provide funds to qualifying homeowners through…

SDHHC Announces 2015 Statewide Homeless Count Results and Public Input on South Dakota’s Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness

July 7, 2015
PIERRE, S.D. – The 2015 Statewide Point in Time Homeless Count that was conducted on Jan. 27, 2015, revealed that 1,036 individuals were homeless in South Dakota. This number represents a 17 percent increase from the 2014 count of 885 individuals. Sixty-one percent were adults over the age of 24; 26 percent were children under 18; and 13 percent were…

Public Comment Meetings on the draft Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness

June 29, 2015
There will be several public comment meetings on the draft Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness.Vermillion - July 7 - 4:00 PMCity Hall25 Center StreetIndividuals can RSVP to director@unitedwayofvermillion.orgSioux Falls - July 8 - 10:00 AMMain Library224 W. Ninth StreetIndividuals can RSVP to stieszen@minnehahacounty.orgMitchell - July 21 - 12:00 PMJames Valley Community Centers North Room929 E. 2nd AvenueIndividuals can RSVP to…

FTC and HUD Issue Warning about Section 8 Website Scams

June 15, 2015
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are working together to alert consumers of scams aimed at people who are seeking Section 8 housing.  Fraudulent websites have been created to look exactly like registration sites for Section 8 waiting list lotteries.  They may have "Section 8" in the title and some have been…

Funds Available for Households Affected by the Delmont Tornado Disaster

May 23, 2015
PIERRE, S.D. – Today Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced the use of discretionary funds from the Housing Opportunity Fund to aid in the recovery of those affected by the recent tornado in Delmont. Households in need of assistance may apply for a grant of up to $5,000. Documentation of any FEMA, Small Business Administrative (SBA) assistance and insurance proceeds will be…

SDHDA Awards $2.7 Million to Further Affordable Housing

May 22, 2015
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) Board of Commissioners recently approved the funding of 15 projects with money from the Housing Opportunity Fund (HOF).  The HOF program was created via the “Building South Dakota Fund” during the 2013 Legislative Session and was designed to promote economic development in South Dakota by expanding the supply of affordable…

HUD and USDA Adopt Minimum Energy Standards for Housing Programs

May 15, 2015
Last week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a Notice of Final Determination that establishes minimum energy standards that newly-constructed housing units must meet to be eligible for insurance through various HUD and USDA programs. The Energy and Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) requires both HUD and USDA to adopt specific…

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