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DDA/TIFA/LDFA

Downtown Development Authority (DDA)

The City of Houghton Downtown Development Authority was created in 1983 to assist with development in Downtown Houghton. The boundaries of the DDA are from Montezuma Avenue to Portage Lake and from Franklin Square to the Kestner Waterfront Park.

Attached is the 2019-2020 Budget for the DDA. At this time the DDA does not have any contracts to present.

Tax Increment Finance Authority (TIFA)

The City of Houghton Tax Increment Finance Authority was created in 1985 to assist with development of the M-26/Sharon Avenue Business Corridor. The TIFA district includes the business districts on M-26 and Sharon Avenue as well some residential neighborhoods on West Sharon Avenue.

Attached is the 2019-2020 Budget for the TIFA. At this time the TIFA does not have any contracts to present.

Local Development Finance Authority (LDFA)

The Local Development Finance Authority was created in 2001. At that time the State of Michigan approved the SmartZone designation for the authorized Tax Increment Financing district including the Cities of Houghton and Hancock. SmartZones were created to spur the development of technology based businesses in communities with technology based universities.

 
 
 

 
 
 

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