Creating Opportunities in the Right Communities – OZ

November 12, 2019

If you’ve heard of Opportunity Zones and that they only benefit the wealthy- that is not the whole story. Check out a recent OpEd in The Seattle Times on our work guiding Opportunity Zones for Social Impact investing in the State of Washington.   Read fill article Here: Creating opportunities — and tax breaks — […]

Request for Qualifications for Environmental Consultant Services

September 27, 2019

The National Development Council (NDC) is requesting written Statement of Qualifications (SOQs) from qualified environmental consulting firms. NDC is soliciting these SOQs based on the need for environmental services in conjunction with a Coalition Community-wide Brownfields Assessment Grant awarded by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”).

Preserving Affordable Housing and a Community

September 26, 2019

The National Development Council celebrates the grand re-opening of Scotland, a unique affordable housing community in Potomac, Maryland.

You Asked, We Delivered! NDC Proudly Announces: ED101-Economic Development Finance ONLINE!

September 24, 2019

The National Development Council (NDC) is launching its first online and self-paced certification course for community and economic development finance professionals, ED101-Economic Development Finance Online.

NDC Corporate Equity Fund Announces the Financial Closing of Line Lofts

September 23, 2019

Indianapolis, IN Line Lofts is a new construction project located at the former Home Elevator building at 1142 Washington Street in Indianapolis Indiana.  The project will include sixty-three two-bedroom, one-bathroom units of senior, affordable housing.  The first floor will also include approximately 6,100 square feet for the new Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS) – Family […]

The 2020 NDC Training Schedule is Now Available

September 12, 2019

Register Now for NDC's Remaining 2019 Nationally Acclaimed Development Finance Courses and Save with 2019 Tuition Prices! Download Training Brochure & Schedule


July 23, 2019

The National Development Council (NDC) announced today a significant New Markets Tax Credit investment in the Rocky Boy Health Center, which serves the members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe and other community residents in and around Box Elder, MT.

In-District Advocacy Webinar

July 12, 2019

When Congress returns to Washington in September, it will face a long list of decisions. Including extending the debt limit, forging an agreement on discretionary spending, and passing appropriation bills on federal housing and community development funding, as well as tax extenders (including New Markets Tax Credits). The webinar will also include an update on important legislation that is pending before Congress. The webinar will include presentations from lobbyists, Washington interest groups, and practitioners in the field who have had success in getting their Members of Congress to visit projects.

RTPark Partners with National Development Council to Expand Economic Development Opportunities in the Territory

July 9, 2019

ST. CROIX – The UVI Research and Technology Park (RTPark) announced on Monday that is has entered into a technical assistance contract with the National Development Council (NDC) to support, develop, and assist in the implementation of economic and community development programs, and also to prepare proposals to access the dollars necessary to expand access […]

Webinar Recording: Federal Community Development Update from Capitol Hill

June 24, 2019

How are the federal community development grant programs, tax credits, and other important financing tools faring in the divided 116th Congress? What are the latest developments and policy proposals that could impact your work? Experts from Washington, DC will update you on the status of housing and community development appropriations; describe recently introduced tax credit legislation supporting affordable housing, historic preservation, new markets and community revitalization; prospects and timetable for tax extenders and tell you exactly how you can help strengthen Congressional support for community development.