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GFP Real Estate and Its Tenants Raise More Than $200,000 to Support Ukrainian Refugees

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GFP Real Estate is pleased to announce that its "Support Ukraine in Crisis" campaign raised more than $200,000 to support humanitarian relief efforts on the ground in Ukraine.

COLLABORATE, DON’T CRIMINALIZE: HOW COMMUNITIES CAN EFFECTIVELY AND HUMANELY ADDRESS HOMELESSNESS

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Criminalizing homelessness is becoming more common. While laws that criminalize homelessness have long been in existence, recent years have witnessed many states and communities across the United States enacting laws that fine and arrest people for doing activities in public that are otherwise legal in the setting of a home: sleeping, sitting, eating, drinking
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VA announces funding opportunities to help Veterans experiencing homelessness

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This week, as a part of ongoing efforts to end Veteran homelessness, the Department of Veterans Affairs published three grant opportunities for Fiscal Year 2024 that will help Veterans who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance awards more than $250 million to Kansans in need

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More than 75,000 Kansans and 10,000 housing and service providers have received more than $250 million in rental and utility assistance, preventing thousands of evictions and providing vital services to more than 30,000 families at risk of losing their homes. A year and a half after the temporary initiative launched, the program has nearly exhausted all funds and will wind down in the coming months

Joint partnership between county and city aims to connect homeless with resources

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At Monday’s meeting, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a pilot program with the City of Wilmington to help connect individuals experiencing homelessness with much-needed resources. The “Getting Home” Street Outreach Program goes before the Wilmington City Council on Tuesday night for a vote.
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AARP The Magazine Exclusive: Tyler Perry’s Journey From Homelessness to Award-Winning Success

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Producer, writer, actor, studio owner and philanthropist Tyler Perry shares the highs and lows of his decades-long career, and how he helped others along his way
Mayor Muriel Bowser

VA publishes Interim Final Rule for Legal Services for Veterans Grant Program

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Mayor Muriel Bowser and US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge went to Spring Flats to announce HUD's Our Way Home initiative, a national effort
FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

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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.
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VA to award millions in grants to improve transitional housing facilities

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he Department of Veterans Affairs is awarding 36 capital grants totaling approximately $64.7 million to community organizations under VA’s Grant and Per Diem program to improve the quality of housing options for Veterans experiencing homelessness.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD Releases 2021 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Part 1

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Report Suggests that COVID-19 Relief Had Positive Impacts on Sheltered Homelessness. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released its 2021 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Part 1 to Congress.

TENANTS & NEIGHBORS STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR HOCHUL’ FY 2022-2023 EXECUTIVE BUDGET

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NYS Tenants & Neighbors released the following statement in response to Governor Hochul’s Executive Budget proposal. While we acknowledge Governor Hochul’s commitment to guiding our state through pandemic recovery, her Executive Budget fails to include comprehensive investments to end the homelessness crisis and ensure low and middle income New Yorkers have access to affordable housing. 
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Justice Department Awards $34 Million to Support Community Crisis Response

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The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) today announced grant awards totaling $34 million to help communities address crises involving homelessness, mental health and substance use disorders, and other public health

Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation Triumphant in Stand Against Eviction

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Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation (Rainbow), a national nonprofit organization providing award-winning services for low-income housing tenants, will continue “Lifting Lives”. This announcement comes shortly after successfully securing $503,683.66, to provide aid to those in danger of eviction and homelessness.

Wyden Announces New Bill to End Homelessness and Ensure Affordable Housing for All

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Bill would house all children and families experiencing homelessness through Housing Choice Vouchers, expand essential services to ensure permanent housing stability, create new down payment tax credit for first-time homebuyers, and expand the production of affordable housing for low-income and middle-income families
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD ANNOUNCES $2.7 BILLION FUNDING OPPORTUNITY TO HELP PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is making $2.656 billion in FY 2021 Continuum of Care Program (CoC) competitive funding available to homeless services

Tester’s Comprehensive Bill to Permanently Expand Pandemic Support to Homeless Veterans Clears Committee Hurdle

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Committee passed 13 bills, including Chairman’s Building Solutions for Veterans Experiencing Homelessness Act to cut red tape on resources to support unhoused veterans post-pandemic
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VA awards $418 million in grants to help Veterans and families at risk of...

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The Department of Veterans Affairs awarded $418 million in grants to more than 260 non-profit organizations in June, allowing low-income Veteran families around the nation to access services under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families
NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America launches new housing counseling program with $100 million available through The American...

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The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 enacted on March 11, 2021, entrusts NeighborWorks America with implementing a $100 million housing counseling program. NeighborWorks America
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Highlights $59 Million Investment in Reducing Gun Violence and Building Safer Neighborhoods

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Mayor Muriel Bowser was joined by public safety officials and gun violence prevention advocates at the Douglass Community Center to highlight her $59 million investment in reducing gun violence
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USDA Boosts Food Assistance for Homeless Young Adults Seeking Refuge in Shelters

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WASHINGTON, - RealEstateRama – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that young adults under the age of 25 experiencing homelessness will now be...

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Support Ukrainian Refugees

GFP Real Estate and Its Tenants Raise More Than $200,000 to...

GFP Real Estate is pleased to announce that its "Support Ukraine in Crisis" campaign raised more than $200,000 to support humanitarian relief efforts on the ground in Ukraine.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Words From Community Leaders: Rep. Sherrill’s 2023 Community Projects Federally Funded...

Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) secured funding for fourteen Community Projects she submitted on behalf of NJ-11 in the House Appropriations Committee Fiscal Year 2023 bill, which was signed into law in December.