Arizona Funding Sources
- Arizona Department of Housing is a cabinet-level state
agency created in 2002 to affordable housing needs in Arizona.
The Department of Housing, together with the Arizona Housing Finance
Agency, administers state funding and federal tax credits available
for affordable housing development. (602) 771-1000
- Water Infrastructure Housing Authority (WIFA) is an independent
agency of the state authorized to finance construction, rehabilitation
and/or improvement of drinking water and sewer projects. The agency
also provides grants and loans for water and sewer pre-design
and design projects. (877) 298-0425
- Greater Arizona Development Authority (GADA) was created
by the Arizona Legislature to assist local and tribal governments
and special districts with the development of public infrastructure
projects that enhance community and economic development.
California Funding Sources
- California Department of Housing and Community Development
(or HCD) is the state's principal housing agency and is one
of 13 departments within the Business, Transportation and Housing
Agency (BT&H). The mission of HCD is to provide leadership,
policies and programs to expand and preserve safe and affordable
housing opportunities and promote strong communities for all Californians.
HCD administers state funding for affordable housing development.
- California Housing Finance Agency (or CalHFA) finances
below market-rate loans to create safe, decent and affordable
rental housing and to assist first-time homebuyers in achieving
the dream of homeownership.
- California Rural Development Council (CRDC), administered
by the Technology, Trade and Commerce Agency, coordinates the
delivery of state and federal programs, works with tribal and
local governments, provides a forum for discussing rural issues,
and recommends policies, strategies and programs to address the
needs of rural California.
- California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA),
is a joint powers authority sponsored by the California
State Association of Counties and the League
of California Cities. CSCDA was created to provide local governments
and private entities access to low-cost, tax-exempt financing
for projects that create jobs, help communities prosper and improve
the quality of life in California. CSCDA has issued more than
$16 billion in tax-exempt bonds since its creation in 1988.