Each new year brings new challenges and opportunities for CDFIs, and 2018 is no different. We expect another challenging year for federal policies and programs affecting CDFIs.
More than three months into fiscal year (FY) 2018, Congress continues to negotiate a spending bill to fund the federal government for the rest of the year. Government funding is set to expire on Friday, January 19 after a continuing resolution was passed in early December.
On November 2, the House Ways and Means Committee released H.R. 1, "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act." H.R.
Name: Doug Coward, Executive Director, SELF
CDFI: Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF)
City, State of Site Visit/ Meeting: Fort Pierce, FL
Pictured (L-R): Romessea Lewis, BBIF Loan Processor; Inez Long, BBIF President/CEO; Rep. Stephanie Murphy; Lencia Marc, BBIF Commercial Credit Underwriter; Jasmine Gebon, BBIF Marketing and Communications Officer