WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced $32 million in grant awards to assist more than 1,300 extremely low-income persons and families living with HIV/AIDS annually. The grant awards will provide these households with a stable living environment, which is essential to accessing healthcare and HIV related services. In addition to housing assistance these grant programs will provide access to the needed supportive services in assisting beneficiary’s with a path to self-sufficiently such as life skills, job readiness services and employment training

Senator Manchin Helps Award Latest AHP Grant for FMHA Rehab Projects: Funding Will Help...

Fairmont, W.Va. - May 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) joined the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank) and United Bank today to announce a grant of $132,214 that will allow the Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority (FMHA) to continue a nearly decade-long initiative to repair and upgrade lower-income homes.


WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $98.3 million in grants to 38 local projects to protect children and families from the hazards of lead-based paint and from other home health and safety hazards (see chart below)

HUD Grants Lewiston Fire Victims Flexibility to Obtain Housing Quickly

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Representative Mike Michaud was informed by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Assistant Secretary Peter Kovar that the agency has approved a measure to help many of the Lewiston fire victims obtain alternative housing more quickly.

NeighborWorks America Awards Organizations that Completed Community Leadership Institute with $228,000 in Grants

Washington, DC - May 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today NeighborWorks America announced that 107 organizations will receive a total of $228,000 to spearhead community projects. All of the organizations had resident leaders attend NeighborWorks America’s Community Leadership Institute, an annual training event that strengthens the skills of community leaders. Participants from around the country attend the Community Leadership Institute in up to 8 person teams from communities served by NeighborWorks organizations.

Head Start announces $95 million for Hurricane Sandy recovery

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 8, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Head Start providers impacted by Hurricane Sandy can now apply for a total of $95 million in recovery aid to help renovate, repair and rebuild damaged Head Start centers. Funds can also be used to temporarily enhance Head Start program services to address the increased social, health and mental health needs of Head Start families impacted by Hurricane Sandy

Senator Coons Announces $772,500 in Affordable Housing Grants: Four Projects to Benefit Lower-Income, Special...

Dover, Del. - May 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) announced today that sponsors of four affordable housing developments in the state will receive a total of more than three-quarters of a million dollars in grant money to help them complete their projects

Realtor® Volunteering Works Program Announces 2013 Mentoring and Grants Recipients

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- REALTOR® Magazine and the Good Neighbor Society have announced the recipients of the fifth annual Volunteering Works program, which matches Realtors® who work on small-scale charitable efforts with mentors and awards them grant money.

Homeownership Preservation Foundation Receives $3.4 Million Grant from National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF), an independent national nonprofit dedicated to helping distressed homeowners navigate financial challenges and avoid mortgage foreclosure through its Homeowner’s HOPE™ Hotline at 888-995-HOPE™, announced today that it has received $3.4 million in grant funds from the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) Program overseen by NeighborWorks® America

RI Superior Court: Plaintiff’s Arguments vs. MERS Consistently Rejected

Reston, Virginia - April 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. today announced that Rhode Island Superior Court Justice Allen P. Rubine has rejected another multi-count claim of wrongful foreclosure against Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS) and other member co-defendants.

CFED Awarded $125,000 Grant from Capital One for Innovative Asset-Building and Microenterprise Services Initiative

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 8, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) announced a $125,000 grant from Capital One Financial Corporation to support work to identify new scalable opportunities to help disadvantaged entrepreneurs achieve upward economic mobility. The grant will facilitate a partnership between CFED and several microenterprise organizations, including Accion Texas, Inc., the California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity (CAMEO), the Enterprise Development Group (EDG) in the Washington, DC metro area, and others.

LISC issues first community development grants in Peoria

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- LISC is announcing its first grants in Peoria this week, providing “early action” funding for improvement projects focused on the East Bluff and the South Side neighborhoods. Totaling $125,000, these grants are the start of what is expected to be millions of dollars in investment in Peoria's neighborhoods. “These small grants can have a significant impact, especially when we’re looking at a comprehensive effort to lift a targeted area," said Brandon Holmes, executive director of Peoria LISC. “These are the kinds of local projects that connect to each in order to improve safety, help raise property values, and create opportunities for residents that might not otherwise exist.”

CHAPA Announces Recipients of Welcome Home Technical Assistance Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- CHAPA is pleased to announce the recipients of its Welcome Home Massachusetts Technical Assistance Grants. Selected through a competitive process, these grant recipients demonstrate a wide range of activities to further promote the need for, and benefits of, affordable housing. Small grants have been awarded to

Wells Fargo commits $850,000 to help launch Healthy Housing Challenge: effort to repair 1,500...

SAN FRANCISCO and COLUMBIA, MD - March 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH), a national nonprofit dedicated to creating safe and healthy homes for children and their families, and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation has committed up to $850,000 over three years to help launch the “Healthy Housing Challenge.” This new initiative seeks to bring home improvement help to seniors, veterans and low-income families currently living in homes with potential safety and health threats. Rebuilding Together, a nonprofit dedicated to creating safe and healthy housing for America’s families, will lead the home improvement work on the 1,500 homes

HHS delivers more than $474 million in grants for Hurricane Sandy recovery

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The release of $474.5 million to help the states of Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island in the recovery from Hurricane Sandy was announced today by Acting Assistant Secretary of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) George Sheldon. All funds will be awarded no later than Sept. 30, 2013, and states will be able to use funds through Sept. 30, 2015.

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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Lease Boot Barn

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant net leased Boot Barn property located at 1775 Vann Drive in Jackson, Tennessee for $2,000,000.

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Why Minneapolis is a Great Place to Buy a Home

Whether you are looking for a place to buy your first home or you think it’s a good time to invest in real estate for monetary gain, choosing the right location is critical. Not all towns and cities are equal. In some, the crime rates are horrific. In others, employment opportunities are lacking.