After fleeing genocide and civil war in Africa, Athanase Kabayiza and Agnes Mukandayiseng found a safe haven in the United States. With a lot of determination and a little bit of help, including a $15,000 WISH Program matching grant, the couple now own a home where they can raise their two children in peace and security.
In the 2015 AHP funding competition, the Bank awarded $44.7 million in grants to 64 projects that will create or preserve over 4,000 affordable homes for lower-income individuals and families. The awards were announced at the U.S. Conference of Mayors, held in San Francisco.
A list of Bank members currently selected for Community Support Review by the Federal Housing Finance Agency is available on the Bank’s website. The FHFA encourages community groups and other interested parties to submit public comments on the community-support activities of the institutions under review in this cycle.
At Nevada Link Up: Uncovering Private and Public Resources for Community Development, nonprofit and community-based organizations, government agencies, and financial institutions from around Nevada will have an opportunity to get connected, learn about available resources, and share success stories. Sponsored by the Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in partnership with CCEDA.