Affordable Housing

SENDD provides technical assistance to member communities to address a variety of affordable housing needs, including housing market studies, housing rehabilitation programs, and downpayment assistance programs.  The SENDD staff provide project and grant development assistance, guidance in budgeting and financial management of affordable housing programs.

SENDD’s Community Development staff are experienced in project development and grant administration and work closely with state and federal funding agencies.  In addition, SENDD staffs Housing Specialists who are professionals in the Housing industry.  Housing specialists assist member communities with application intake, verification processes, housing quality standard inspections, bidding processes and lead testing.

Member communities partner with SENDD to develop and implement affordable housing projects.  SENDD currently is assisting several communities with programs for Downpayment Assistance and Owner Occupied Housing rehabilitation.

 

Recent Housing Market Studies:

Thayer County Housing Study – Executive Summary

Thayer County Housing Study with Strategies for Affordable Housing

 

The Fair Housing Act protects people from discrimination when they are renting, buying, or securing financing for any housing. The prohibitions specifically cover discrimination because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability and the presence of children.

 

Un mensaje de servicio público del Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano de los Estados Unidos en asociación con la Alianza Nacional de Equidad de Vivienda. La Ley Federal de Equidad de Vivienda prohíbe la discriminación por motivos de raza, color, religión, nacionalidad, sexo, situación familiar o discapacidad. Para más información, visita www.hud.gov/fairhousing.