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Mayor Bowser and Federal Partners Highlights District Progress In Ending Veteran’s Homelessness and the...

Mayor Bowser joined US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro, US Secretary of Veteran Affairs Bob McDonald, and a host of public and private sector partners highlighted the District's progress in ending veteran's homelessness and the opening of the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence at North Capitol Commons. With support from local and federal partners, this housing program will help to advance the goal of ending homelessness among veterans in the District

Subcommittee Examines HUD’s Public and Indian Housing Programs

The Financial Services Housing and Insurance Subcommittee held a hearing today to conduct oversight of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Public and Indian Housing programs.

Treasury and HUD Announce Enhancements to Housing Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 4, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced enhancements to programs under Making Home Affordable (MHA) to better assist struggling homeowners and communities still recovering from the effects of the financial crisis. The enhancements are designed to motivate homeowners in MHA to continue making their mortgage payments on-time, strengthen the safety net for those facing continuing financial hardships, and help homeowners in MHA programs build equity in their homes, an important factor in stabilizing neighborhoods

Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston’s 2014 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) Training Events

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 28, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Are you planning to apply for Affordable Housing Program (AHP) funds in the 2014 AHP round? If you are and have not yet attended one of the AHP Application training sessions, you should consider registering for one of the remaining training sessions. Both members and development sponsors should consider participating.

Mercy Housing Launches Home Is Campaign To Support Affordable Housing Programs for Low-Income Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- In recognition of National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, Mercy Housing launches Home Is, a national cause-marketing campaign that brings attention to the importance of “Home.” In our busy lives, it is easy to take for granted the importance of a home to come to every night – a place where you are safe, where you are comfortable, and that belongs to you and your family

RI Congressional Delegation Announces $300K for Sojourner House’s Transitional Housing Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 17, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Rhode Island Congressional delegation today announced a $300,000 federal grant for Sojourner House, a local advocacy and resource center for victims of domestic abuse. The grant was awarde...

Former Quincy Man Sentenced to Tax Evasion Schemes and Theft from Federal Housing Program

BOSTON - June 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A former Quincy man, now living in New Hampshire, was sentenced yesterday for carrying out two elaborate tax evasion schemes and theft of federal housing assistance funds

KANSAS HOUSING RELEASES REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR MODERATE INCOME HOUSING PROGRAM

TOPEKA - June 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- In response to the increased need for workforce housing throughout Kansas, the 2013 State Legislature has provided $2 million to the State Housing Trust Fund for the purpose of administering and supporting ho...

Assembly Approves Legislation to Strengthen Mitchell-Lama Housing Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Housing Committee Chair Keith L.T. Wright today announced the approval of a comprehensive package of legislation that would help to preserve Mitchell-Lama housing...

Kansas Housing to Hold Town Hall Meetings on Moderate Income Housing Program

TOPEKA - June 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) will host four town hall meetings this month to discuss an initiative designed to help cities and counties develop moderate income housing and infrastructure in rur...

HELPING HAND SUPPORTS LOCAL HOUSING PROGRAMS

BISMARCK - May 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The North Dakota Industrial Commission has authorized the North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA) to distribute more than $225,000 to organizations statewide through the North Helping Housing Across Nor...

Lehigh County Commissioners delay proposal to end affordable housing program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lehigh County Commissioners are holding off on a proposal to potentially eliminate a trust fund program that helps pay for affordable housing projects. Commissioner Thomas Creighton has propose...

FHLBank Pittsburgh Awards $86,000 in Grants to Blueprint Communities

Wilmington, DE - January 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank) has awarded five Blueprint Communities in Delaware a total of $86,000 in grant money for the next phases of neighborhood renewal and community p...

CHFA Announces Public Hearing on DRAFT revisions to the Rental Housing – Multifamily Housing...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- At its August 30, 2012 meeting, the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority’s Board of Directors adopted a resolution to publish for public comment drafted revisions to the Rental Housing – Multifamily Housing Program Procedures and the Rental Housing – Housing Management Procedures (see attached)

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION PREVENTED, ENDED HOMELESSNESS FOR ONE MILLION AMERICANS

WASHINGTON, DC - September 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan announced that homelessness for 1 million Americans was prevented or ended, thanks to HUD's Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program (HPRP), funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

HUD ISSUES 2010 ANNUAL HOMELESS ASSESSMENT REPORT TO CONGRESS

WASHINGTON, DC - June 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- According to its latest national homeless assessment, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development reports the number of homeless persons in the U.S. held steady between 2009 and 2010, despite the economic downturn. For the first time, HUD’s annual report reveals how the Recovery Act’s Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) helped to mitigate homelessness in America, assisting nearly 700,000 persons in the first year of the program

HUD, VA to Provide Permanent Housing, Case Management to Nearly 700 Homeless Veterans

WASHINGTON, DC - June 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki announced today that HUD will provide $5.4 million to public housing authorities in 18 states to supply permanent housing and case management for 676 homeless Veterans in America. This is the fourth and final round of the FY 2010 Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program (HUD-VASH) funding to support homeless Veterans

Congresswoman Capito Announces New Affordable Housing Funds for WV: Nearly $800,000 in grants are...

Charleston, WV - April 27, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito (WV-02) announced today that affordable housing projects in Fairmont, Fayette County, Huntington, McDowell County, Wheeling and White Sulphur Springs have been awarded nearly $800,000 in Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grants.

FHLBank San Francisco Awards $36.6 Million in Affordable Housing Grants in Eight States

February 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco (FHLBank San Francisco) awarded $36.6 million in Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grants in the second round of its 2010 funding competition. The grants approved by the Bank’s Board of Directors in AHP Round B were awarded to 60 projects that address the affordable housing needs of communities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, and Washington, and will produce or preserve 3,213 housing units that are affordable to lower-income individuals and families. The total amount of AHP funds awarded in 2010 is $69.1 million.

FEMA Extends Temporary Disaster Housing Program

PHILADELPHIA, PA - November 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of a request from the state of West Virginia to extend FEMA’s temporary disaster housing program from November 1...

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Secretary Bernhardt Announces $83.7 Million Construction Award to Continue Work on...

U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt today announced an $83.7 million construction contract for the Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project to bring clean and reliable water to tribal and rural communities in northwestern New Mexico