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Mercy Housing

United Way of the Midlands Awards $15,000 to Mercy Housing Midwest Grant to Fund...

National
Mercy Housing Midwest (MHMW) is pleased to announce it was recently awarded a $15,000 grant from United Way of the Midlands. Thanks to the generosity of the United Way of Midlands’ donors, Mercy Housing Midwest will be able to provide onsite resident services at two multifamily

Operation HOPE Awarded $1.2M Grant from U.S. Department of Commerce to Extend Financial Recovery...

National
Operation HOPE announced today that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded the organization a $1.2 million grant to extend its financial recovery work in Puerto Rico through HOPE Coalition America (HCA), the central programming arm of its national disaster and preparedness division, HOPE Inside Disaster.
The White House

NEW $60.3 MILLION INFRA GRANT WILL HELP PAVE THE WAY FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO NORTHBOUND...

National
In an effort to make travel through Providence safer and more efficient, Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation today announced a new $60.3 million federal “Infrastructure for Rebuilding America” grant, or INFRA grant, to replace and upgrade the Northbound Providence Viaduct on I-95.  U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
Enterprise Community Partners

Hurricane Harvey Relief Program to Assist Even More Families Thanks to Follow Up Grant...

Texas
The Rebuild Texas Fund has awarded the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation (TSAHC) and Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) a $1.1 million follow-up grant to support the Housing and Economic Assistance to Rebuild Texas (HEART) Program. HEART
AARP

AARP Funds Nearly $1.6 Million in Community Projects Nationwide

National
AARP announced the largest group of AARP Community Challenge grantees to date. AARP will distribute nearly $1.6 million among 159 grant winners developing “quick-action” projects across all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
HUD InspectorGeneral

U.S. Attorney for the Virgin Islands to Spearhead Disaster Fraud Training

National
On Thursday, July 18, U.S. Attorney for the Virgin Islands Gretchen C.F. Shappert will kick off a two-day training session for HUD Community Development and Block Grant – Disaster Recovery grantees, sub-grantees and contractors, and law enforcement agencies.

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Award of $48.1 Million In Grants for Workforce Reintegration

National
U.S. Department of Labor Announces Award of $48.1 Million In Grants for Workforce Reintegration of Homeless Veterans U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today announced...
EPA

Three Communities in Mississippi to Receive Brownfield Grants to Address Contaminated Properties

Mississippi
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) selected 149 communities across the country including three in Mississippi to receive funding for brownfield site revitalization to help local governments redevelop vacant and unused properties
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde on Association Receiving HUD Grant

National
Greg Ugalde, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Torrington, Conn., issued the following statement after NAHB received a $110,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to fight housing discrimination

San Francisco 49ers Partners with Operation HOPE to Empower Bay Area Communities with Financial...

California
Operation HOPE and the San Francisco 49ers announced today a partnership to bring credit and money management coaching and education to underserved Bay Area communities at no cost to participants. The 49ers is the first team to offer the HOPE Inside program as part of the National Football
EPA

EPA Announces $14 Million to Reduce Excess Nutrients and Stormwater Pollution in the Great...

National
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will accept applications for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grants until July 12. EPA expects to award a total of approximately $14 million for about 30 projects in five categories addressing excess nutrients and stormwater runoff.
FEMA

FEMA Awards More Than $1.2M in Public Assistance Grants

Florida
FEMA has approved $1,259,146 to the State of Florida to assist 14 eligible applicants with reimbursement for eligible costs of debris removal, emergency protective measures, temporary facilities and permanent repairs for Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

$1.2 Million in Grants Assists in Opening of Low-Income Housing in Terrebonne Parish

National
Project officials gathered Friday to celebrate new rental homes for families in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, made possible, in part, by $1.2 million in Affordable Housing Program grants from Synergy Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas). A home dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony was held in Houma, Louisiana, at the site of the first of 12 homes to be completed.
FEMA

Seismic Grants for Apartments and Multi-Family Homes will Save Lives And Help Families Recover...

Two seismic retrofitting grants will help reduce damage to as many as 50 Oaklandapartment buildings and as many as 375 single and multi-family homes.  The combined $10.5 million
AARP

AARP Community Challenge Grant Program Now Accepting 2019 Applications

AARP has opened applications for the 2019 AARP Community Challenge grant program to fund “quick-action” projects that spark change across the country. Now in its third year, the program
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD RENEWS FUNDING TO THOUSANDS OF LOCAL HOMELESS PROGRAMS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded approximately $2 billion to renew support to thousands of local homeless assistance programs across the nation.

$200K Grant Makes Building Farm Labor Housing Possible

Origin Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) have awarded a $200,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant to assist a local nonprofit with building housing for low-income farm laborers in Bastrop, Louisiana.
FEMA

FEMA Approves More Than $294 Million in Loans for 75 Municipalities

FEMA’s Community Disaster Loan Program has approved more than 294 million for 75 municipalities throughout Puerto Rico. FEMA recently approved two municipalities for loans totaling $5.4 million

$7K HAVEN Grant Provides New Home for Military Family

When Marine veterans USMC Corporal Michael Byrne and his wife, Michelle, along with their two children, join the community of Humble, Texas, they will be moving into a new, custom-built, mortgage-free home.

Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs Available in New Hanover County

New Hanover County received notice this week that funds are available in FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs. These programs can help property owners relocate, elevate homes or rebuild homes because of damages from Hurricane Florence.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Property Management Services

Property Management Services: A Real Estate Investor’s Best Friend

Hiring a property management service for your rental property can be a huge asset when it comes to maintaining your rental property. The decision to hire a property management company is something to carefully consider but there are many pros