This session will highlight how federal sources of community development financing can be used to address sustainable and inclusive community infrastructure investments. Speakers will provide a context of equity and inclusions issues faced by local governments and present hypothetical situations, where panelists from the federal government will illustrate how their agency’s respective financing could work. As agency representatives present possible solutions, the panelists will underscore key considerations and opportunities for better integration.
- Learn about major sources of community development financing to address inclusive and equitable community infrastructure
- Learn strategies to maximize federal resources available for equitable and sustainable development
- Understand key considerations for federal funding opportunities and how to integrate equity and inclusion goals in local government programming and projects
Project Development Lead, Build America Bureau, U.S. Department of Transportation
Technical Assistance Manager, Urban Institute
Land Revitalization Coordinator, US EPA
Deputy Director, U.S. Dept of HUD, Community Planning & Development, Office of Block Grant Assistance