Tribal Brownfield Funding

A brownfield is a property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. Problem brownfield parcels often require some government assistance to make the numbers work, and many government agencies support programs that can help.

Training Objectives:

  • To coordinate activities to provide housing for Indian tribes and their members and to promote self-sufficiency of Indian tribes and their members
  • To promote the development of private capital markets in Indian country and to allow such markets to operate
  • Instructor:

    Eugene Goldfarb

    , University of Illinois – Chicago/Great Lakes Environmental Planning, Inc.
  • Eugene Goldfarb was the Midwest Environmental Officer for 15 years and retired from a 30 year career with HUD in 2004. Eugene was a certified planner (AICP) from 1981-2012 and continues to be a licensed attorney. He teaches courses on environmental assessment and sustainability for the Universities of Illinois-Chicago and Johns Hopkins. Eugene has written articles on HUD environmental practice for HUD’s research journal, Cityscape, and a chapter on the “Sustainable City” for the University of Illinois’s open source textbook on sustainability. He is a member of the KSU TAB (Technical Assistance for Brownfields) team supported by USEPA and was one of the principal architects of the “Nuts & Bolts of Brownfield Development.” Eugene is currently working with The Cloudburst Group designed HUD’s planned online training.

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  • Offered: online
  • Start: September 10, 2019 -
  • End: September 10, 2019 -