Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

VA Also Announces $300 Million to Expand Homeless Prevention Program

WASHINGTON, DC - December 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced that a new national report shows that homelessness among Veterans has been reduced by approximately 7 percent between January 2011 and January 2012. The decline keeps the Obama Administration on track to meet the goal of ending Veteran homelessness in 2015.

HUD REPORTS SLIGHT DECLINE IN HOMELESSNESS IN 2012

WASHINGTON, DC - December 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- On a single night last January, 633,782 people were homeless in the United States, largely unchanged from the year before. In releasing HUD’s latest national estimate of homelessness, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan cited as hopeful that even during a historic housing and economic downturn, local communities are reporting significant declines in the number of homeless veterans and those experiencing long-term chronic homelessness.

PA HUD, VA Homeless Vets Team Honored with Housing Hero Award

Harrisburg, PA - December 7, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Pennsylvania HUD and VA Homeless Veterans Collaboration Team, which have established a unique, efficient and effective collaboration focused on eliminating veterans’ homeless in Pennsylvania...

Governor Kim Guadagno Announces $285,000 Grant to Support Salvation Army’s Perth Amboy Transitional Residence...

Trenton, NJ - December 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Continuing the Christie Administration’s Season of Service outreach to those in need, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno today visited the Salvation Army Perth Amboy Corp to announce that the organization h...

West Los Angeles VA Homeless Veteran Treatment Facility Contract Awarded

LOS ANGELES, CA - December 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has selected a contractor to seismically upgrade and renovate Building 209 on the north end of the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (GLAHS), West L...

PA HUD, VA Homeless Vets Team Honored with Housing Hero Award

Harrisburg, PA - December 4, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Pennsylvania HUD and VA Homeless Veterans Collaboration Team, which have established a unique, efficient and effective collaboration focused on eliminating veterans’ homeless in Pennsylvania...

Mangano Announces Emergency Winter Shelter For Homeless Residents

Mineola, NY - November 29, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- With a wintery mix over the region, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today activated Nassau’s Warm Bed homeless program which providing shelter relief to individuals and families during c...

Congress Should Extend Tax Relief for Distressed Mortgage Holders

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 29, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Center for Responsible Lending and the Financial Services Roundtable today asked Congress to extend the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act, which is set to expire at year’s end. “This tax law has bi-partisan support and is critical to helping homeowners and communities struggling with the ongoing foreclosure crisis,” the two organizations said in joint letters to House and Senate leaders. “Furthermore, the housing market is beginning to show signs of a recovery, and expiration of this law would threaten the recovery.”

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Homeowner Assistance Grant Program

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - November 22, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced a $10.4 million grant program for organizations that provide housing counseling and legal services to homeowners. The grant funds were secure...

Durham Seeking Nonprofit Applicants for Permanent Housing Funds

DURHAM, N.C. - November 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Durham affordable housing nonprofits serving chronically homeless individuals should take note that additional federal funding is available and that the City of Durham is seeking applicants for it

Congresswoman Matsui Announces Nearly a Million Dollars for Sacramento County Health Care for the...

SACRAMENTO, CA - November 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-05) today announced that Sacramento County’s Department of Health and Human Services has received a continuation of their $962,901 grant from the U.S. Department ...

Overall Homelessness Rate Decreases 8 Percent Statewide

– Chronic Homelessness Rate Drops 36 Percent – RICHMOND – November 15, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Governor McDonnell announced today the state is making significant headway toward the goal of reducing statewide homelessness. Citing...

Christie Administration Announces That Department of Banking and Insurance Will Staff Mobile Offices Thursday...

Trenton, NJ - November 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- To assist consumers who have suffered property loss as a result of Hurricane Sandy, the Christie Administration announced today the Department of Banking and Insurance will have staff members availa...

Mayor Menino Announces Grant for Homeless Veterans

November 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced a $97,000 grant to the New England Center for Homeless Veterans and called on property owners to rent an apartment to a hero looking for a place to call home. The grant, fun...

Utah Division of Housing and Community Development to Release 2012 Comprehensive Report on Homelessness

November 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) - The 2012 Comprehensive Report on Homelessness provides information regarding the state of homelessness in Utah. New this year is the State of Utah’s Strategic Plan to End Homelessness and descriptions of newly im...

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Meridian Completes Sale of 104,000 SF Multi-Tenant Office Building in Brisbane,...

With more than 500,000 SF currently in development/redevelopment and another 500,000-plus SF in the pipeline, Meridian is still aggressively pursuing more value-add general and medical office opportunities throughout California

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Affordable Housing Policies, Programs in New York City, Los Angeles County,...

Affordable and workforce housing policies and programs put in place by the governments of New York City, Los Angeles County, and the states of New Jersey and New York have been selected as finalists for the 2018 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Larson Housing Policy Leadership Award.