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In recent years, TACDC has begun concentrating its efforts on a regional level, helping to bring together groups across the state to share best practices and to create a stronger, more unified voice in community developement.

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Texas Creative Placemaking Initiative

TXCPI is an emerging network of community development practitioners, artists, and others who want to further inclusive development. Join us in advancing creative placemaking / placekeeping in Texas. TXCPI is a collaborative effort guided by Texas placemakers. It is steered in collaboration by TACDC, Texans for the Arts, and Civic Arts. Leaning on our collective knowledge of how community development, the arts, and public engagement work in Texas, our three organizations will work to connect you to the networks, resources, and action you need to continue doing your work well. 

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Houston Housing Collaborative

Our work addresses the holistic needs of affordable housing development, preservation and access at every level. We provide a trusted central repository for concepts, data, and plans for Houston’s short and long-term housing strategies. TACDC is the fiscal sponsor for the Collaborative.

  • Finance 

  • Policy

  • Built Environment • Economic Stability

  • Transportation • Health

  • Education

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Dallas Fort Worth Regional Housing Consortium

The DFW Regional Housing Consortium brings together a broad group of community stakeholders across the region to address key issues around affordable housing, including:

  • Affordable housing stock for working families is in short supply, including both multi- and single-family units

  • Local and regional housing policies do not exist, or are not connected and collaborative

  • Funding for development, down payment assistance, and other resources to expand affordable housing needs to be increased.

  • Access to lots and land is limited

  • Displacement and segregation barriers need to be addressed

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TACDC is the fiscal sponsor for the Consortium.

Texas CDFI Coalition

The Texas Association of Community Development Corporations (TACDC) in partnership with Texas Community Capital (TCC) is pleased to share the reestablishment of the Texas CDFI coalition.  The Texas CDFI coalition's mission is to engage and strengthen the Texas CDFI sector, and promote comprehensive community development that produces financially sustainable & equitable results. 


Our goals are to elevate and amplify the work of CDFIs; provide networking opportunities that result in promoting new partnerships and strengthening existing ones; advocate for funding, technical assistance and training that supports the viability and growth of the sector as well as share best practices and findings.   

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