Community Economic Development and Finance
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TB Community Economic Development and Finance
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Programs that provide a variety of services and activities that are intended to stimulate the economy; expand employment opportunities; encourage the establishment and growth of commerce and industry; improve the physical infrastructure through redevelopment; support the development, finance, management and preservation of affordable housing; and otherwise enhance the economic development of the community. Many programs focus on impoverished communities and are structured to prevent the outflow of community dollars and to retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses and thereby creating local jobs, sustaining local services and building a healthier local economy. Also included are the institutions that the financial sector comprises and the services they provide for businesses and the general public.
TB-0700 Banking and Financial Services
Organizations that are engaged in transactions involving the creation, liquidation or change in ownership of financial assets and/or facilitating financial transactions.
TB-0900 Business Development
Programs that provide technical assistance, financing and a wide variety of other services that support the attraction, expansion and retention of local businesses, assure their competitiveness and help them remain as assets to the local economy.
TB-1100 Business Support Organizations/Services
Organizations that perform any of a wide variety of routine support tasks for businesses and, in some cases, the general public which may include graphic or industrial design services, telephone call center services (e.g., e-commerce order taking, event registration, help desk support, telephone answering, telemarketing), temporary help services, public/private mail services, document copying services and other similar forms of assistance.
TB-3000 Housing Development
Programs that monitor and analyze the current housing environment in a community and provide support for the development, finance, management and preservation of a mix of decent, safe and affordable housing for individuals and families of all income levels. Housing development programs improve the livability of communities, expand home ownership opportunities, build a strong tax base, encourage safe streets and empower neighborhoods and communities to flourish.
TB-7000 Redevelopment Programs
Programs that acquire and/or redevelop property in a community with the objective of providing an affordable, safe, sanitary and pleasant place for people to live and work while at the same time attracting private investment in business and industry. Redevelopment programs clear slums and renew or rehabilitate old housing and other structures in blighted and depressed sections of the community, provide for commercial development, offer tax incentives and take other steps to revitalize urban and rural areas.