ADFA to Hold
Regional Housing Workshops
The Arkansas Development Finance Authority (ADFA) is
preparing to hold a series of housing workshops across the state of Arkansas.
These workshops are an opportunity for interested persons to learn more about
ADFA’s housing programs and even receive technical assistance.
Quality of life for most Arkansans revolves around the home. Attempting to
meet the ever-increasing demand for affordable housing is a challenge that is as
important to Arkansas as a healthy diversified economy and full employment.
Attendees can choose from the following four workshops:
• Single Family "HomeToOwn" Loan Program:
"Arkansas Lending for 1st time homebuyers"
• Compliance Monitoring:"Dotting all the "i’s"
and crossing all the "t’s"
• Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Trends & Issues:"Prescription for Success"
• HOME Program:"Building Communities one
HOME at a Time"
Meetings begin at 8 a.m. and end at approximately 5 p.m. The
following is a list of the dates and locations.
U of A Community College, Hope, AR 2500 South Main Street, Student Center Rooms 1,2&3
Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR Convocation Center, 217 Olympic, Drive Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Uof A Monticello,
Monticello, AR 514 University Ave. Caucus Rm, Capitol Rm, & Library Conference A
Philandersmith College, Little Rock, AR One Trudie Kibbe Reed Dr Rooms: TBA
The Jones Center for Families, Springdale, AR 922 East Emma Avenue Room 222, The Dallas Room
To attend, you must be registered for the event, but
there is no registration fee for the workshop and all activities are open to the
For more information regarding location or if you would like to register,
contact Mary Jane Fisher (501) 682-5482 or e-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
( May and June meetings)
ADFA Board of Directors took the following actions during its
May and June 2003 board meeting.
Approved the issuance of $15 million in Solid Waste Disposal Revenue Bonds
for Waste Management of Arkansas, Inc. Projects will be located in Springdale,
Tontitown, Russelleville, Harrison, Pine Bluff, Van Buren, Little Rock, North
Little Rock and Centerville
Approved the issuance of $5.8 million in Revenue Bonds for Winrock
International Institute for Agricultural
Development to be located in Little Rock.
Approved the issuance of $2.2 million in Tourism Development Bonds for
Magic Springs located in Hot Springs.
Approved $330,000 in HOME Program funds for five homeowner reconstruction
projects located in Jennette.
Approved $271,425 in HOME Program funds for five
rehabilitation/reconstruction projects in Osceola.
Established with the ADEQ, the Arkansas Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund to
help and encourage borrowers to redevelop contaminated sites located within
the state of Arkansas with low-interest financial assistance. Funds will be
used for cleanup and cleanup-related activities.