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

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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...

Woman Arrested for Defrauding Homeless Individuals and a Nonprofit Serving the Homeless

California
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — (RealEstateRama) — Sherwana Lynn Marcus, also known as Sherwana Granderson and Sherwana Santana, 47, was arrested today on a 36-count federal...

Mayor Bowser and the Greater Washington Community Foundation Launch Partnership to End Homelessness

National
Mayor Bowser, along with her Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH) and the Greater Washington Community Foundation, launched the Partnership to End Homelessness. This first-of-its-kind initiative in the District aims to galvanize private
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser and Greater Washington Community Foundation to Launch the District’s First-Ever Public–Private Partnership...

National
On Thursday, June 6, at 10:30 am, Mayor Bowser, along with her Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH) and the Greater Washington Community Foundation, will launch the Partnership to End Homelessness.
NLCHP

Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) Adopts New Guiding Principles and Practices for Unsheltered...

California
On February 28, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) adopted new policy that calls for decriminalizing life-sustaining survival actions of the more than 40,000 Los Angelenos who are experiencing unsheltered homelessness
Enterprise Community Partners

37 Affordable Apartment Homes with Supportive Services Open in Ukiah

Thanks to a committed collaboration among nonprofits, local government and private funders, 37 people with mental illness who were formerly homeless or at risk will live in a new community that will offer tailored mental health services

Mayor London Breed Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Affordable Housing in the Mission

Mayor London N. Breed today joined community leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking of future affordable housing at 1950 Mission Street. Once completed, the project will offer 155 affordable apartments for families
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Makes Historic $138 Million Investment in Affordable Housing

Mayor Bowser announced the selection of 11 projects that will receive $138 million in DC Government funding to produce or preserve housing for more than 2,600 Washingtonians—including residents experiencing homelessness.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Unveils the Downtown Day Services Center for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) unveiled the new Downtown Day Services Center, a new resource in downtown DC
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Unveil the Downtown Day Services Center for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Mayor Muriel Bowser along with members of her administration and the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) will unveil and cut the ribbon on the Downtown Day
NLIHC

Advocacy groups sue St. Johns County Sheriff, Florida Highway Patrol Director for enforcing unconstitutional...

Florida
A group of advocacy organizations and pro bono attorneys are suing St. Johns County Sheriff David B. Shoar and Florida Highway Patrol Director Gene Spaulding on behalf of Peter Vigue, a St. Augustine
NLIHC

700,000 U.S. Minors are Alone and Without A Home: New Report Addresses Their Rights...

A new report by the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty and National Network for Youth discusses the state laws impacting an estimated 700,000 minors in the U.S. experiencing homelessness

Senate Sends Bipartisan Veterans Package to President, Capping Off Record Two Years of Accomplishments

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, applauded the unanimous Senate passage of a package of 18 pieces of veterans’ legislation to improve veterans’ education and burial benefits, prevent veteran homelessness, and improve the transition process for veterans and their families.
Mercy Housing

SEAHAWKS SUPPORT MOUNT BAKER FAMILY HOUSING & RESOURCE CENTER THROUGH FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

The Seahawks are raising funds for families experiencing homelessness and asking fans to join them in supporting the Mount Baker Family Housing & Resource Center. Starting today through the end of December, fans are encouraged to give by texting HOME12 to 44321 or clicking here. All donations made will be matched up to $20,000 by the Seahawks.
NLCHP

Barr’s Nomination for Attorney General Raises Concerns for Homeless Advocates

Maria Foscarinis, executive director of the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s nomination of William Barr to be United States Attorney General
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AND VA ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL SUPPORT TO HELP HOMELESS VETERANS FIND PERMANENT HOMES

In a continuing effort to help end veteran homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announce a second round of funding to help provide permanent homes to veterans and their families experiencing homelessness in six states and the District of Columbia.
Mercy Housing

PERMANENT HOUSING FOR HOMELESS AND LOW-INCOME FAMILIES BREAKS GROUND

Mercy Housing Northwest, in partnership with Paul G. Allen Philanthropies, the City of Seattle, and the Seattle Seahawks, broke ground on the Mount Baker Family Housing & Resource Center. Expected to open in early 2020, the permanent housing facility and its ground floor Family Resource Center will provide affordable housing and services to Seattle-area families with children experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
VA

VA announces $200M in funding for Grant and Per Diem Program to support homeless...

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it plans to provide approximately $200 million in fiscal year 2019 funding to support more than 13,000 transitional housing beds for its Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Announces $1.7 Million Grant for Downtown Day Services Center to Support Individuals...

Mayor Bowser today announced a $1.7 million grant to build a Downtown Day Services Center that will provide critical services to individuals experiencing homelessness. The program will be housed in the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church and managed by the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID)
NLCHP

Civil Rights Groups Challenge Greensboro’s Unconstitutional Panhandling Ordinance

Three people who have experienced homelessness and a national advocacy group today filed a federal lawsuit seeking to block a Greensboro ordinance that criminalizes “aggressive” panhandling and many activities protected by the First Amendment.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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Hanley Investment Group Completes Sale of Multi-Tenant Shop Building Shadow-anchored by...

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm arranged the sale of a multi-tenant shop building shadow-anchored by Sprouts Farmers Market

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Enterprise Community Partners

Hurricane Harvey Relief Program to Assist Even More Families Thanks to...

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