On Wednesday, October 8, 2014, DHCD Director Michael P. Kelly joined Mayor Vincent C. Gray at his Bi-Weekly Press Conference. The Mayor gave an update on the status of affordable housing and Director Kelly announced the awardees and grantees from the 2014 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). A total of 18 development partners were awarded leveraging $143M in Housing Production Trust Fund dollars. Twenty community-based organizations (CBO) received 24 grants to provide small business technical assistance, façade improvements and housing counseling services to small business owners and residents throughout the District of Columbia. Please see the attached for the full listing of awardees and grantees.