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Timothy A. Brown
Director

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Lake County Community Economic Development Department provides business finance services through a variety of programs. It provides access to business capital through the Lake County Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) and a number of other business finance and business assistance programs. This can be direct assistance or indirect assistance via referral. Funding sources include; Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans, the Indiana Department of Commerce (IDOC), Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and Industrial Development Revenue Bonds (IDBs), and loan participation with the Commercial Banking Community.


Examples Of Public/Private Partnerships:

  • Shopping center development - County, through its Redevelopment Commission, provided 9 million dollars and leveraged more than 150 million dollars of private investment. (TIF Bonds)
  • Large steel processing facility - County provided gap financing to help create 100 new jobs. (RLF and Commercial Banks)
  • Industrial expansion - a local manufacturer was able to expand with infrastructure assistance. (County and IDOC)
  • Small Manufacture - a small manufacturer received assistance to install water and sewer lines. (CDBG)
Contact Us By Mail
2293 North Main Street
Crown Point, IN 46307

Contact Us By Phone or Fax
Phone: (219) 755-3225
Fax: 219-736-5925

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News and Announcements
  11-01-2020 FY19 Consolidated Plan Annual Performance Report (CAPER) [read more...]

Lake County Community Economic Development Department recently completed its FY19 Consolidated Plan Annual Performance Report (CAPER).  The report contains information concerning the activities undertaken by Lake County, outside of Gary, Hammond and East Chicago, to provide housing and other assistance to low- and moderate-income persons and households during the period of 9/01/19 to 8/31/20.  This report will be submitted to the Indianapolis Office of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) after, November 1, 2020, but no later than December 5, 2020.

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Last updated: 11-30-2020 04:27 AM
Document Downloads
CCPWD Grant Notice 2020-11-02 38 KB
FY2019 Plan Amendment Notice CARES Act CV3 2020-10-30 26 KB
Notice to stakeholders--plan amendment comments 2020-10-23 71 KB
Combined Notice 2020 2020-06-30 25 KB
FY20 ACTION PLAN DRAFT 2020-06-23 3 MB
Program Brochure Effective July 2020 2020-08-10 547 KB
English-Spanish 2020 Notice 2nd hearing - final 2020-06-12 83 KB
English-Spanish Version FY2020 1st Ad 2020-05-15 14 KB
CoVid19 Responses by Stakeholders 4-22-2020 2020-04-27 708 KB
Notice to stakeholders of plan amendment 4-2020 2020-04-16 43 KB
Fair Housing Complaint Form
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