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First Lady Michelle Obama Joins Mayor Landrieu to Celebrate Progress on Ending Veteran Homelessness

First Lady Michelle Obama joined Mayor Mitch Landrieu and about 200 leaders from across government, industry and the non-profit sector to celebrate progress across the country on the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness and to recognize New …

Gov. Baker to Meet with New England Governors April 23 to Discuss Regional Energy Infrastructure Challenges

Governor Charlie Baker will meet in Hartford, Connecticut April 23 with Governors of other New England states to pursue next steps in regional efforts to develop and implement a cooperative strategy to address energy infrastructure challenges

Collins, King Announce $210,000 in Economic Development Grants for Maine

U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) will award three Economic Development District Planning grants to Maine organizations totaling $210,000. The Androscoggin Valley Council of Gov…

Reed Announces $173,000 to Help Homeless Veterans Find Homes

Seeking to provide essential housing and support for homeless veterans, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) today announced that Rhode Island will receive $173,742 in federal funding to provide housing assistance to homeless veterans.

Heitkamp Announces Federal Funding for Affordable Housing for Veterans in Williston, Dickinson

U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today announced nearly $120,000 in federal funding to help homeless veterans and their families access affordable housing in the Williston and Dickinson areas. These funds will be used to distribute a total of 25 vouchers to…

DelBene Praises New Funding for Washington’s Homeless Veterans

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today praised Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro’s announcement that the King, Snohomish and Skagit housing authorities will receive new funding to reduce veteran homelessness…

Murray Applauds New Federal Housing Vouchers for Homeless Veterans in Washington State

Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), a senior member of both the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development and the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, applauded Secretary of Housing and Urban Developmen…

Durbin Announces More Than $674,000 In Federal Funding To Assist Homeless Veterans In Illinois

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced today that both the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) have awarded a total of $674,639 in grants and vouchers to communities across Illinois that wi…

Blumenthal Statement on Supportive Housing Funding For Connecticut Veterans

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement today regarding $696,000 in new funding announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and…

Brown Announces Nearly $425,000 in New Federal Funds to Provide Housing Assistance for Homeless Columbus-Area Veterans

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced new federal funding to provide rental assistance paired with clinical services for homeless veterans in the Columbus area as part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Su…

Stabenow, Peters Announce $1.1 million Investment for Veterans Housing in Detroit Area

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters today announced a $1.1 million investment in the Detroit area to provide assistance to help end veteran homelessness. The assistance is part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U…

West Haven Housing Authority Receives $111,942 Federal Grant To Address Veteran Homelessness

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) applauded the West Haven Housing Authority today for receiving a $111,942 federal grant to alleviate veteran homelessness. That money means 13 vouchers will be available to get veterans off the streets or out of shelt…

Boozman, Hill Request Investigation into Little Rock VA Solar Panels Activation Failure

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) and Congressman French Hill (AR-02) urged the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of the Inspector General (VAIOG) to evaluate the planning process for renewable energy programs, like the solar panels at the Little Ro…

Congressman Fattah Announces $520,463 in Veterans Housing Grants for Philadelphia

Today, Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced that the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) will receive $520,463 from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support ending veteran homelessness in the community

TAKAI PUSHES FOR ANSWERS ON SOLUTIONS TO AGING HAWAII INFRASTRUCTURE

This week, Congressman Mark Takai (HI-01) attended a House Armed Services Committee Hearing on the Risk of Losing Military Technology Superiority and its Implications for U.S. Policy, Strategy, and Posture in the Asia-Pacific. During the hearing, Congr…

Adairville presented with $577,700 grant for water, sewer project

Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen joined federal, state and local officials Wednesday to ceremonially present a $577,700 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to the city of Adairville in Logan County for sewer and water improvements.

Lucy Verlengia Hired as Assistant Controller at Peoples’ Self-Help Housing

Previously, Verlengia was the accounting manager at Coachella Valley Housing Coalition in Indio, California, for 17 years. She also worked in office administration at the American Heart Association for 10 years. She earned a B.A. degree in Business Adm…

Pasadena, Calif., Resident Receives National Title Professional Designation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 20, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Doug Bello, of Pasadena, Calif., has been awarded aNational Title Professional (NTP) designation from the American Land Title Association (ALTA), the national trade association of the land title i…

Housing Discrimination and housing segregation take away sense of safety in one’s own home

Housing discrimination is uniquely damaging in that it takes away a person’s sense of safety in his or her own home. It is important that all of us as responsible members of society remain vigilant in addressing both the blatant and subtle forms of h…

I-69 bridge demolition work starting in Genesee County

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be rebuilding the M-54 (Dort Highway) bridge and widening the Center and Averill bridges, beginning with demolition of the north section of the Dort Highway bridge tonight. All I-69 traffic has been…