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FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

National
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.
USDOJ

USDA Boosts Food Assistance for Homeless Young Adults Seeking Refuge in Shelters

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

Tester Fix Cuts Red Tape on Funding for Organizations Assisting Homeless Veterans Amid COVID-19...

National
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced $50 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) capital grants
Mayor Muriel Bowser

HUD RELEASES 2020 ANNUAL HOMELESS ASSESSMENT REPORT PART 1

National
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released its 2020 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Part 1 to Congress. The report found that 580,466 people experienced homelessness in the United States on a single night in 2020
VA

VA partnership streamlines Veterans access to care, housing assistance

National
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is partnering with customer relationship management company Salesforce to improve access to essential VA services and resources among homeless and at-risk Veterans.
NLCHP

National Homelessness Law Center Names Antonia Fasanelli as New Executive Director

National
Last summer, the National Homelessness Law Center (the Law Center) launched a national search for their next Executive Director, and is pleased to announce that long-time friend of the organization and homeless and housin
Homeless Population

How Popular Events Increase the Homeless Population in the United States

National
Events are the unofficial holidays of the year. Large crowds at highly anticipated events such as the Super Bowl, World Cup, Olympics, Emmy’s, Oscars, and everything in between have the power to stir up excitement, hope, and unity from a communal
NLCHP

National Homelessness and Housing Organizations Respond to USICH Report

National
10 national organizations, representing advocates and leaders in national efforts to end homelessness, released the following statement
HUD InspectorGeneral

Case Manager and Property Agent Plead Guilty to Stealing Federal Funds Designated to Help...

National
Camelia Revels, a former case manager at HOPE Atlanta, and Katrise Jones, a property agent, have pleaded guilty to a criminal information charging them with conspiring to steal approximately $124,000 in federal funds intended to help homeless veterans.
VA

VA expands access to telehealth services during COVID-19 pandemic for older, rural and homeless...

National
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today its Digital Divide Consult  has helped more than 12,000 Veterans obtain internet access or a video-capable device for their health
VA

VA to award more than $400 million in grants to end Veteran homelessness

National
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
NLCHP

HUD Rules Promote Discrimination, Undermine Equality

National
Late last week, the Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) announced two rule changes to undo previous anti-discrimination rules for housing and homeless shelters.
NAR

National Association of Realtors® Launches Exhibit Celebrating Innovative Solution to Veteran Homelessness

National
In honor of the 20th year of the Good Neighbor Awards, the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) and Havas Chicago are working together to celebrate the impact of each winner
VA

VA expands funding for emergency response for Veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness...

National
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
VA

VA encourages donations to help homeless Veterans or those at risk of homelessness during...

National
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today a new initiative requesting the public to make donations to help provide emergency relief and facilitate remote access
NLCHP

Homeless Plaintiffs Seek Emergency Federal Court Order to Stop Towing and Impoundment of Vehicle...

National
People living in vehicles in the City of San Diego—many with disabilities that increase the risk of serious illness or death from COVID-19—seek an emergency court order preventing the City
NLCHP

CARES Act Provides Some COVID-19 Protections For Homeless Populations, But There Is More To...

National
The House of Representatives passed the CARES Act, ensuring—amongst other provisions—that our unhoused neighbors are protected and that those at risk of becoming homeless are safe.

Coalition Urges Congress to Protect Families from Financial Devastation

National
The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) joined with sixteen leading, civil rights, consumer, housing and labor groups in sending a letter to Congress with specific financial services policy proposals that help address the needs of families most at risk from the impending economic collapse.
NLCHP

CDC: Housing, Not Handcuffs Is the Way to Stop COVID-19 Amongst Homeless Populations

National
Late Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued official guidance stating, “Unless individual housing units are available, do not clear encampments during community spread of COVID-19.”
NLCHP

Representatives Introduce Housing is a Human Right Act of 2020

National
U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) introduced the Housing is a Human Right Act of 2020. The bill, co-sponsored by Representative Grace Meng (NY-06), aims to “address and end root causes of homelessness

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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iPro Realty Network partners with zavvie to give homeowners more selling...

Housing inventory is at record lows, pushing home prices to new highs. Many homeowners are considering selling their homes to take advantage of today's hot real estate market but don’t realize there are several options available to them.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Smart Investment

Reasons Why Brighton Towers Are Smart Investment

As an investor, the importance of making sure your hard-earned money goes into the right place can not be over-emphasized. The real estate business is a good option to earn a lot of money, and condo units are usually cheaper than buying single-family homes.