Tag: missouri housing development commission

MHDC further postpones annual meeting, raises mortgage interest rates

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Housing Development Commission annual commission meeting scheduled for November 6 has been rescheduled for November 17. The meeting was originally scheduled for October 10. They also announced that they would be raising mortgage interest rates for first-time homebuyers. As of November 1, 2017, rates […]

MHDC nominating committee, annual commission meeting postponed

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Housing Development Commission meeting was canceled Wednesday. The rescheduled date has yet to be determined for the nominating committee. The commission meeting scheduled for October 10 has been postponed to November 6 and relocated to Columbia. “The meeting was rescheduled at the direction of […]

MHDC forgoes Prevailing Wage for more housing

MHDC largely approves QAP draft COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC) met Thursday afternoon to discuss a draft of the rules the committee was going to use to accept or deny applications to their programs. The MHDC largely accepted the 2018 Draft Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP), which […]

MHDC re-approves $9 million in funding for 2017

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The top priority in the final regular meeting of the Missouri Housing Development Commission for the 2016 year was approving – or denying – funds to several programs in the upcoming year. Dozens of people sat in attendance at the meeting, held at the Stoney Creek Hotel […]

MHDC tax credits help launch senior citizen affordable housing development

WASHINGTON, Mo. – Work is officially underway on a new affordable housing project for seniors in Franklin County. Local elected officials joined the CEO of United Healthcare earlier this month to break ground on the Riverbend Estates Senior Community, a new 42-unit affordable housing development for senior citizens. Seniors who […]

MHTF meets to discuss legislative issues, potential recapture of funds

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Housing Trust Fund Advisory Committee held their quarterly meeting Wednesday in Jefferson City. Leaders from community services providing housing and other support services met with staff from the community initiatives of the Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC) to discuss new legislation and updates on […]

MHDC holds first hearing in road to funding new housing projects

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri Housing Development Commission met in Columbia to hold a public hearing for the first round of permanent financing and tax credit applications across mid-Missouri. Roughly 100 people attended the hearing to pitch projects from Boonville to Osage Beach and Moberly to Warsaw. Two members of […]

Hancock, MOGOP attack Koster with new website

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Going to chriskoster.com will take you directly to the campaign website of Chris Koster for Governor where you can read his case to be elected Governor next month. However, if you put in the wrong domain name, the Missouri Republican Party will re-direct you a website […]

MHDC begins process of creating new action plan

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Members of the Missouri Housing Development Commission convened via webinar Tuesday morning to discuss beginning the process of a new action plan for FY 2017. The action plan essentially sets up a method to achieve certain housing goals, such as assisting the homeless, creating “decent” housing, […]

MHDC grants over $10 million in funding for low-income housing projects

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC) held their last meeting of 2015 Friday morning in Columbia. They approved over $10 million in funding for various affordable housing and shelter projects for low and middle-income residents and homeless populations. In the general financial report, the MHDC reported its […]