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Cycle 1 Financial Literacy Workshop - 1/14/17

 

NELCDC is hosting its monthly financial literacy workshop on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the Lubbock Housing Authority- 1708 Crickets Ave. from 9am-4pm.  All classes are FREE.  Refreshments and snacks provided.  A 1-hr lunch break will be provided!

 

Click HERE to register for the Cycle 1 - January 2017 workshop.  If you need details about these upcoming classes, please feel free to call NELCDC staff at (806) 747-5937 or browse to the financial literacy page for the workshop schedule.

 

Referral Partners Luncheon - Friday, January 13, 2017 - 11:30am-1:00pm @ the Prosperity Bank Annex - 1401 Ave. Q (Ave. Q and 15th Street)

 

Guadalupe Economic Services Corporation will be presenting to the Referral Parnter's audience.  Visit http://gescorp.org/ to learn more about this great organization or join us on Friday!  

 

If you'd like to become an NELCDC referral partner, want to know more, or want to attend an monthly luncheon please contact Lewis Vega at (806) 747-5937.

HUD LAUNCHES NEW COMMUNITY INVESTMENT TOOL

 

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today unveiled the Community Assessment Reporting Tool (CART) – an innovative reference and mapping tool created to help answer the question, “How is HUD investing in my community?” CART provides a snapshot of HUD investments across a community, cutting the time it takes to generate this information from several business days to minutes.

 

CART uses geospatial technology to show the wide variety of HUD investments by city, state, county, metropolitan area, or congressional district. It also provides an interactive mapping interface that allows users to explore HUD investments within their community and see property- and grant-level detail at a variety of geographies.

 

“This tool provides real-time information on HUD investments in communities across the country with just a few clicks,” said HUD Secretary Julián Castro. “In today’s 21st century global economy where information is needed almost immediately, HUD is committed to making our resources more accessible and easier to find.”

 

CART is available via Egis.hud.gov/cart and is responsive and mobile-friendly.