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Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann Announces Blight Elimination Program Awards for Allen/St. Joseph Co.

Posted on July 23, 2014

Indianapolis – Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann today announced that two Indiana cities received a combined award of more than $6.3 million to help eliminate blighted and abandoned homes in those communities through the Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination Program (BEP). The two cities receiving awards are Fort Wayne and South Bend. They are the successful applicants in the second of six rounds of funding that will make a total of $75 million available for blight elimination to reduce foreclosures and stabilize property values.

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Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann Announces Blight Elimination Program Awards for Marion & Lake Counties

Posted on May 22, 2014

Five applicants awarded $15 million to address blighted homes.

Indianapolis – Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann today announced that five Indiana cities received a combined award of more than $15 million to help eliminate blighted and abandoned homes in those communities through the Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination Program (BEP). The five initial cities are East Chicago, Gary, Hammond, Indianapolis and Lawrence. They are the successful applicants in the first of six rounds of funding that will make a total of $75 million available for blight elimination to reduce foreclosures.

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Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann announces Blight Elimination Program

Posted on February 5, 2014

State to utilize Hardest Hit Funds for addressing Indiana’s blighted homes

Indianapolis – Indiana municipalities may now qualify for funds to help demolish blighted and abandoned homes in their communities through the Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination Program aimed at preventing foreclosures.

Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann, who oversees Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA), announced today that the U.S. Department of the Treasury approved the use of $75 million of Indiana’s Hardest Hit Funds for its Blight Elimination Program. The Blight Elimination Program will provide funds to Indiana municipalities, through a competitive application process, to address foreclosure prevention and eliminate blighted, vacant and abandoned homes.

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IHCDA and public officials to host eighth public forum to address Indiana’s Abandoned Homes

Posted on January 14, 2014

IHCDA and public officials to host eighth public forum to address Indiana’s Abandoned Homes to be held January 16, 2014, at 6 p.m. in Richmond

What: Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA), which is overseen by Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann, will host the eighth in a series of public forums to address blighted, vacant and abandoned homes in Indiana. Hosted by Mayor Sally Hutton (D), the event will be held in conjunction with a group of bi-partisan elected officials including Representative Dick Hamm (R) and Senator Jim Merritt (R).

When: Thursday, January 16, 2014, at 6 p.m. ET

Where: Richmond City Hall – Council Chambers, 50 North 5th Street, Richmond, Indiana 47374

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IHCDA and public officials to host seventh public forum to address Indiana’s Abandoned Homes

Posted on January 14, 2014

IHCDA and public officials to host seventh public forum to address Indiana’s Abandoned Homes to be held January 15, 2014, at 6 p.m. in Shelbyville.

What: Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA), which is overseen by Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann, will host the seventh in a series of public forums to address blighted, vacant and abandoned homes in Indiana. Hosted by Mayor Tom DeBaun (D), the event will be held in conjunction with a group of bi-partisan elected officials including Senator Jim Merritt (R) and Representative Sean Eberhart (R).

When: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at 6 p.m. ET

Where: The Intelliplex Conference Center, 2154 Intelliplex Drive, Shelbyville, Indiana 46176

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