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HUD InspectorGeneral

CRA/LA Agrees to Pay $3.1 Million to Resolve Alleged Misuse of Federal Funds for...

National
CRA/LA agreed to pay $3.1 million to resolve allegations that its predecessor violated the False Claims Act by knowingly failing to comply with federal accessibility laws when it financed and assisted
Capital Impact Partners

Partnership for the Bay’s Future Marks One-Year Anniversary: Public-Private Partnership Exceeds Initial $500 Million...

National
Bay Area elected officials, community, faith, and business leaders, and philanthropic funders marked the first anniversary of the Partnership for the Bay’s Future by announcing the recipients
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Awards Grants to Local Organizations to Provide Housing Counseling, Small Business Assistance,...

National
Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announced awards of nearly $13.5 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
NAR

NAR Seeks Entries for 2020 Volunteering Works Mentoring Program

National
For 11 years, the National Association of Realtors® has given Realtors® who have demonstrated a commitment to public service an opportunity to enhance their charitable work through the Volunteering Works Grant and Mentoring Program
Capital Impact Partners

Capital Impact Partners Joins with Washington, D.C. Government Once Again to Preserve and Expand...

National
For the second straight year, Washington, D.C.’s Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has named Capital Impact Partners as a manager of the District’s Housing
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Secures Funding for DCTAG, Other Funding Priorities, But Republican Senate Keeps Bill from...

National
The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that Norton has achieved her funding priorities in the final fiscal year 2020 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, released today. T
Habitat

Wells Fargo contributes more than $11.5 million to Habitat for Humanity

National
Wells Fargo & Company is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity to help families stay in their homes and neighborhoods, and to champion advocacy work that helps people meet basic shelter needs
MBA

MBA Opens Doors Foundation Announces Alliance with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

National
The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced a new alliance with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), establishing Opens Doors' first collaboration
EPA

EPA to provide Oregon with $32.3 million for critical water projects

National
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced it has approved funding to support Oregon’s $35 million plan for key drinking water projects and $190 million
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AWARDS $10 MILLION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF 538 AFFORDABLE HOMES

National
In an effort to help more working families become homeowners, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $10 million in grants to four non-profit housing organizations, which will create at least 538 affordable homes
Capital Impact Partners

Capital Impact Partners Awarded $2.8 Million in Community Development Grants

National
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced yesterday that Capital Impact Partners was awarded $2.8 million in grants
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AWARDS $1.5 MILLION TO PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO ASSIST YOUNG PEOPLE AGING OUT...

National
U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today awarded $1.5 million to nearly a dozen housing authorities to assist young people aging out

Federal Court Grants Illinois Injunction Against Public Charge Rule

National
The Shriver Center on Poverty Law applauds the decision of the Northern District Court of Illinois to grant a preliminary injunction blocking the Trump Administration’s harmful change to the public charge rule from taking effect today Tuesday, October 15. The ruling is a significant victory for immigrants, communities, and all Illinois families.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD OFFERS $112 MILLION TO EXPAND AFFORDABLE HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOW-INCOME PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

National
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that there is a combined $112 million available to expand the supply of permanent affordable housing for very low-income persons with disabilities.

NYS OASAS ANNOUNCES OPENING OF NEW RECOVERY CENTER IN NEW YORK CITY

New York
The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) today announced the opening of the new JLC Recovery and Wellness Center in New York City. JLC is operated by Exponents Inc. and provides free help and support services for people affected by addiction and for their families.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AWARDS NEARLY $43 MILLION IN HOUSING COUNSELING GRANTS

National
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $42.8 million in housing counseling grants to help approximately one million Americans make more informed housing choices, keep their current homes, or receive assistance

$50 MILLION FOR WHITEHOUSE’S COASTAL RESILIENCY FUND INCLUDED IN DISASTER RELIEF BILL

National
U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse today announced that the disaster relief bill passed by the Senate yesterday evening includes $50 million for the National Coastal Resilience Fund to restore and strengthen the natural infrastructure that protects coastal communities while safeguarding wildlife habitats.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AWARDS CHOICE NEIGHBORHOODS PLANNING GRANTS

National
Expanding on its commitment to help local communities redevelop severely distressed HUD assisted housing and revitalize neighborhoods, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $5 million to four communities.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AWARDS $1 MILLION TO IMPROVE THE MAIN STREETS IN TWO COMMUNITIES

National
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today is awarding $1 million to help build affordable housing in Arkansas and Oklahoma. The City of Batesville in Arkansas will receive a $500,000 grant to redevelop The Adler Building and the City
Mercy Housing

United Way of the Midlands Awards $15,000 to Mercy Housing Midwest Grant to Fund...

National
Mercy Housing Midwest (MHMW) is pleased to announce it was recently awarded a $15,000 grant from United Way of the Midlands. Thanks to the generosity of the United Way of Midlands’ donors, Mercy Housing Midwest will be able to provide onsite resident services at two multifamily

Business Real Estate Press Releases

FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

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.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Atlanta REALTOR® Wins National Award

The National Association of Realtors® last week presented Ennis Antoine with a Meritorious Service Award for his legislative and regulatory accomplishments as one of NAR's Federal Political Coordinators. During each Congressional term, NAR selects 535 FPCs to serve as a conduit between Members of Congress and his or her respective real estate market.