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Welcome to DMD

From working to plan for our city's future - to creating affordable homeownership opportunities - to supporting the growth of jobs and investment in our community - the Department of Metropolitan Development works in partnership with other city departments to build a world-class city, neighborhood by neighborhood.

This website offers detailed information about DMD and provides a direct link to many of our department services. If you have questions or comments, please consult our staff directory or send an e-mail to

Adam Thies, AICP
DMD Director

DMD Information and More:

Attached is the 2015 Final Indianapolis Housing Trust Fund Application:

IHTF 2015 Application Final


The following  “Request for Qualifications” (RFQ) is official notification of need for professional services for the City of Indianapolis - Department of Metropolitan Development regarding the development of a data model to direct and support a tax revenue analysis and projections for the Marion County Comprehensive Plan update.

Data Modeling RFQ Document

Data Modeling RFQ Question Response

Please also note:  Under "Submission of Qualifications", the following sentence should be stricken: "The submission of qualifications should demonstrate the Respondent’s ability to underwrite and service both the EPA RLF and the HUD grants as separate programs." 


​The draft of the Indianapolis 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan component of Plan 2020 is now available for review and public comment. Comments are accepted until November 24, 2014 by emailing

DRAFT Indianapolis 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan [PDF 5.1MB]
DRAFT Indianapolis 2014 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice [PDF 5.1MB]



2015 HOME Multi-Family Applications and Proforma

Indy Rental Proforma1​


The City of Indianapolis, Department of Metropolitan Development (DMD) is now accepting proposals for projects to be part of the 2015 U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Entitlement Programs. The Request for Proposal (RFP) process will commence on Monday, August 4th, 2014 and end on Monday, September 8th, 2014. Award announcements are anticipated to be made on or about October 2014.

2015 CDBG Homeowner Repair Application
2015 CDBG Public Service Application


Request for Qualifications: Financial Manager- Brownfields 





This RFQ is official notification of the need for professionals services for the financial management of the U.S. EPA Brownfields-Environmental Cleanup, U.S. HUD Community Development Block Grant Loan
Program, and HOME Investment Partnership Loan Program.


Various Final Action Plans

The City of Indianapolis CED presents recent final action plans for your information:

Hardest Hit Fund

The City of Indianapolis is working on the use of Hardest Hit Funds for the removal of blight in our community. Find out more about the statewide program at and look at the PowerPoint below to find out specifics about what Indianapolis is doing. Please contact Mark Forcum at for more details.

Section 108 Loan Eligibility Application and Forms

DMD Podcasts

Join us as we have short discussions about our Department and interactions with other departments and organizations.

Indy NSP Plan-Affordable Rents Revisions

4 New Redevelopment / Economic Development Areas

Redevelopment projects are initiated to support Community Development and Economic Development activities. The following 4 Plans that are presented below are in the approval process with the Metropolitan Development Commission and the City County Council.

Indy Rezone project
For More Information visit the Project Website at

The NSP3 Final Application and Action Plan is available at the Community Development Home Page.

New Keystone Enterprise Park Web Site

Downtown Canal Link
To schedule a Canal event:
A Canal Map is HERE.

Indy Receives National Planning Award

Multi-Family & Commercial Application Materials - Bond Projects

(Note: when prompted, please save each of the following documents to your computer and complete them using the excel program)

UNWA-TIF Development Implementation Plan

Department of Metropolitan Development

City-County Building
200 E. Washington St.
Suite 2042
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Tel: (317) 327-5355
Fax: (317) 327-5908


If you see this sign…

Public Hearing Sign 

The property owner is applying to develop the property in a way that requires approval.

Find out about the development & public hearing process here