U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt was joined by Governor of Utah Gary Herbert, U.S. Senators Mike Lee and Mitt Romney, U.S. Congressmen Rob Bishop and John Curtis and other officials as he transferred the ownership of the first two federal
Six months after the Magna Earthquake shook Salt Lake and Davis counties, federal agencies have provided more than $2.2 million in loans and grants to help Utahns recover from the March 18 disaster and its aftershocks.
Renters whose home or property was damaged by Hurricane Laura can apply for federal disaster assistance. Federal grants can help pay for temporary housing if a renter or homeowner is unable to return to a disaster-damaged home.
Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.
As Hurricane Laura survivors begin to reenter their homes, FEMA stresses the importance of following guidance from your local officials. Local officials stress the need to be prepared. Many areas still do not have electricity.
Louisiana homeowners and renters who registered for FEMA disaster assistance after Hurricane Laura should stay in touch with FEMA to ensure the disaster assistance process stays on track.
Community Comes Together To Clean Northern Manhattan Amidst $85 Million In Parks Department Budget...
Tomorrow, Saturday, August 22nd, and Sunday, August 23rd, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez alongside Congress Member Adriano Espaillat, Assembly Member Carmen de la Rosa, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Community Board 12, community based organizations
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it will begin awarding more than $400 million in grants under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program (SSVF) to 266 non-profit organizations in all 50 states
Trump Administration Task Force for Building and Rebuilding Monuments to American Heroes Holds Second...
The Trump Administration Task Force for Building and Rebuilding Monuments to American Heroes (Task Force) held its second meeting. “Since the inaugural meeting in mid-July, the Task Force
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today provided guidance and additional flexibility to states and units of local government who are utilizing their existing federal disaster recovery funds to support
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today visited Opportunity Zone neighborhoods in Fort Myers, Florida to view the progress made as a result of the 2017
The U.S. General Services Administration’s Proving Ground (GPG) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy's High Impact Technology Catalyst (HIT) program has selected
JUMP into STEM, the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) online building energy-efficiency competition, is entering its third year with three new concurrent challenges open to university student submissions starting August 3, 2020.
In the face of recent weather disturbances, FEMA along with Puerto Rico's Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, approved over $16 million in additional grants for repairs after Hurricane María.
All residents should prepare to be self-sufficient in the immediate aftermath of a hurricane and take steps to protect their property. Those with disabilities and others with access
Grassley Lauds Presidential Announcement of Additional Funding, Testing Requirements for Nursing Homes
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s recently announced requirement for weekly testing of nursing home staffers and disbursement of an additional $5 billion in funding to these facilities.
U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced bicameral legislation to expand VA home loan benefits to National Guard & Reserve members by crediting service under federal Title 32 orders of the United States Code (U.S.C.) toward home loan eligibility requirements
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced it is allocating an additional $400 million of its coronavirus relief funding to enhance the department’s emergency relief response
FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Hanna from July 25, 2020, and continuing
Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after the Trump Administration revoked the Obama-era Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule designed to fight racial discrimination in housing. “The Trump Administration’s elimination of the fair housing rule is a betrayal of our nation’s founding values of equality and opportunity for all.