Monday, October 19, 2009

Foreclosed Homes Turned into Lease-to-Buy Properties

NeighborWorks Waco is giving foreclosed homes a new purpose. Through the organization's PEARLS program, abandoned homes are being converted into lease-to-buy properties for renters. If you have trouble viewing the video below, go here. You can also read about it here.

CDFI Fund to Hold Informational Conference Calls on CDFI Certification

The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) will be conducting a series of conference calls regarding CDFI Certification. These calls will serve as a forum for potential certification applicants to ask questions of Fund staff about becoming a certified CDFI.

Thursday, October 22, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. EDT

Thursday, November 19, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. EDT

To access either of these conference calls, dial (202) 927-2255 and enter pin number 687434. No prior registration is necessary. The phone and pin numbers are the same for both calls.

For more information about CDFI Certification eligibility and the application process, or the CDFI Fund's programs, visit the Fund's Web site at or contact the Fund Help desk by emailing or by calling (202) 622-6355.