USDA Seeking Multifamily Housing Sites to Host Summer Food Service Programs

March 6, 2017
In South Dakota and across the nation many children receive free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch while school is in session through USDA's School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs. However, when schools let out for the summer, many of these children are likely to have limited to no access to breakfast and lunch. USDA's Summer Food Service Program serves free, healthy meals…

SDHDA Hosting Fair Housing Training

March 1, 2017
FREE Fair Housing Training South Dakota Housing Development Authority, in association with the State’s Fair Housing Ombudsman, will be hosting five, three-hour training events in four different locations throughout the state.  Who Should Attend? Housing professionals - Lenders, Real Estate Agents, Property Managers, etc. Learning Objectives:   What is fair housing? What are the protected classes? ADA and Fair Housing…

2017 Paint South Dakota Campaign Seeking Volunteers

February 22, 2017
"Paint - South Dakota” is underway and South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is seeking volunteer painters and nominations for houses in need of painting. To get involved, an individual or group of people nominate someone in their community whose home is in need of a fresh coat of exterior paint and then pick a Saturday in June to pick up…

SDHDA Seeks Proposals for Trustee Services

January 9, 2017
South Dakota Housing Development Authority is seeking proposals from qualified corporate trustees to provide trustee services for the bond issues of SDHDA. See attachments for more information.  SDHDA has established the following schedule for selection of the Trustee: Event Date   RFP issuance date January 9, 2017   RFP Questions Deadline by Potential Offerors February 3, 2017 5:00 pm CST…

Applications for Housing Opportunity Fund Being Accepted

December 22, 2016
Approximately $300,000 is available for funding during the February 2017 application cycle for the South Dakota Housing Opportunity Fund (HOF).  HOF funds can be utilized to assist communities in addressing their local housing needs.  Any for-profit, nonprofit entity, tribal government, housing authority, political subdivision of South Dakota or agency of South Dakota is eligible to apply for funding.  The Housing…

SDHDA Improves Community Home Improvement Program with Borrower Friendly Interest Rate

December 6, 2016
Agency offers one great low interest rate, extends borrowing limits PIERRE, S.D. (12/6/16) - Changes to South Dakota Housing Development Authority’s (SDHDA) Community Home Improvement Program will allow qualifying homeowners to borrow more money for needed improvements at a low interest rate. The program, known as CHIP, lends money to income-qualified homeowners who need to replace foundations, update plumbing or…

Sioux Falls Seeking Applications for Multi-Unit Affordable Housing Funding

December 5, 2016
The City of Sioux Falls is seeking applications for funds to support a multiunit affordable housing project. The City has allocated approximately $500,000 in 2017 for this effort.  Applications are due no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, December 30, 2016. Applications and more information are available online at or from the Affordable Housing Division office located at 235 West…

SDHDA Encouraging Participation in a Housing and Community Development Public Meeting

December 2, 2016
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA), in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), will be hosting a public meeting on Dec. 8, 2016, to solicit comments prior to the drafting of the 2017 Annual Action Plan. The purpose of the public meeting is to obtain citizens’ views, answer questions and discuss housing and community…

$6.4 Million in Funding Available for Housing Development

November 29, 2016
South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is inviting developers to submit applications for funding from the HOME Investments Partnership and Housing Trust Fund (HTF) programs. The HOME program, funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, provides financing to developers and/or owners for acquisition, new construction and rehabilitation of affordable housing.  SDHDA has $4.6 million available for affordable…

SDHDA Awards $8.2 Million in Housing Development and Rehabilitation Funding

November 21, 2016
South Dakota Housing Development Authority’s (SDHDA) Board of Commissioners recently approved $2.78 million in Housing Tax Credits, $3.8 million in HOME Investment Partnerships Program funding, $838,000 in Housing Trust Funds (HTF) and $835,000 in Housing Opportunity Funds (HOF) funding for housing activities across the state.  The 14 projects funded will provide South Dakotans with 191 newly constructed multifamily housing units,…

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