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ProVisions Accepting Proposals for Former FEMA Call Center

Developer Aims to Create Jobs with Unique Gulf Coast Facility. LONG BEACH, MS - September 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Long Beach Call Center (www.longbeachcallcenter.com) – a 19,044-square-foot “plug-n-play” call center and office complex ProVisions, LLC is offering for sale or lease – presents unusually promising news for a state whose unemployment recently reached 10.5 percent. With state-of-the-art capabilities and strategic location on the Gulf Coast, the Long Beach Call Center has the potential to become a workplace for professionals with a predicted increase in job opportunities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for customer service representatives is projected to increase by 21 percent or more between 2006 and 2016, especially for those working in call centers

Senator Roberts Announces $288,000 Grant to Liberal for Housing

WASHINGTON, DC - September 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) today announced a $288,000 grant to the city of Liberal for housing. The funds will be used to provide grants to public or private non-profit organizations and Indian Tribes to provide assistance in recruitment, screening, loan packaging and related activities for prospective Self-Help housing applicants. This project will provide for the coordination and supervision of the construction of 18 homes. This program brings new, modest homes to the community and allows families who otherwise might not be able to afford a home to do so through the contribution of sweat equity.

Homes Put Under Agreement in August up for the Third Straight Month

August home sales at 2008 levels. WALTHAM, MA - September 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) reported today that the number of pending sales (homes put under agreement in August) was up 6.0 percent from the same time last year – the third straight month of year-over-year gains. Sales of single-family homes were virtually the same compared to August of last year (up 0.4 percent), while condominium sales were down 3.5 percent. Median prices continue to be at their highest point in 2009.

Landrieu, Melancon Announce $17.4M Investment For Affordable Housing In Louisiana

Grants will help create jobs and strengthen communities throughout Louisiana. WASHINGTON, DC - September 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., and U.S. Representative Charlie Melancon, D-La-03, today announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $9.9 million in grants to communities throughout Louisiana, and an additional $7.48 million to the State of Louisiana

State Funding to Help Persons with Disabilities Stay in Their Own Homes

Home Modification Grants Enable IL Residents to Maintain Indepence. CHICAGO, IL - September 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Low-income seniors and residents with disabilities in Illinois can continue to live independently and with family under a new round of $2.2 million in state funding through the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA). Families and individuals with special needs can apply for Home Modification Program grant money to install ramps, chair lifts, wider doors and other accessible improvements to their homes

HUD Announces $500 Million in Recovery Act Grants to Add Affordable Rental Housing, “Green”...

WASHINGTON, DC - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan awarded $500 million in competitive grants today that will allow public housing authorities across the U.S. to build or renovate affordable rental apartments and make existing public housing units more energy efficient.

Rep. Sutton Announces $5,062,162 to Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority to Improve Public Housing for...

Washington, D.C. - September 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Betty Sutton (D-OH) announced that the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority has been awarded a $5,062,162 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Titus Announces $3.5 Million in Housing Funding For Nevada Through Recovery Act

Washington, D.C. - September 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Dina Titus announced today that Nevada is receiving more than $3.5 million for housing programs through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

EastGroup Properties Announces Third Quarter 2009 Conference Call and Webcast

Jackson, MS - September 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- EastGroup Properties (NYSE-EGP) announced today that it will hold its Third Quarter Conference Call and webcast on Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 11:00 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time. On the call, David Hoster, President and CEO, and Keith McKey, CFO, will review the third quarter results and discuss EastGroup’s current operations.

Brown Announces More Than $17.6 Million in Funds for Green Housing in Cleveland

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced $17,687,509 in funds for the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority’s Garden Valley Phase III project.

Buchanan to Hold Foreclosure Prevention Event

Lenders, Federal and Local Agencies to Provide Free Assistance October 10. Washington, DC - September 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Vern Buchanan (FL-13) announced today that he will hold a foreclosure assistance workshop on Saturday, October 10, 2009. In attendance will be several lenders, federal agencies, and local housing and counseling agencies, which will be available to assist residents of Florida’s 13th District from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the student union at State College of Florida, 5840 26th St. West, Bradenton, Florida.

Brown Announces More Than $9.8 Million in Funds for Housing in Youngstown

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced $9,865,000 in funds for the Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority’s Briar Hill Annex project.

$3.4 Million Stimulus Grant Will Green-Retrofit Marcos de Niza Public Housing Units

September 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded Phoenix $3.4 million in competitive American Recovery and Reinvestment (ARRA) grants that will allow the city of Phoenix Housing Department to make public housing units more energy efficient. The $3,408,000 “stimulus” grant will green-retrofit the 374 Marcos de Niza units at 305 W. Pima St.

$3.4 Million Stimulus Grant Will Green-Retrofit Marcos de Niza Public Housing Units

September 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded Phoenix $3.4 million in competitive American Recovery and Reinvestment (ARRA) grants that will allow the city of Phoenix Housing Department to make public housing units more energy efficient. The $3,408,000 “stimulus” grant will green-retrofit the 374 Marcos de Niza units at 305 W. Pima St.

Rep. Sires Announces Funding to Add New Affordable Rental Housing and to “Green” Existing...

Washington, D.C. - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Albio Sires announced that the Bayonne Housing Authority, Elizabeth Housing Authority, and Housing Authority of Jersey City will receive funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Home Affordable Modification Program not Meeting Needs of Families Facing Foreclosure

Washington, DC - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley urged Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan Wednesday to implement several improvements to the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) to make mortgage modifications simpler and speedier for borrowers and counselors.

Bellingham, Seattle & King County Win Recovery Act Funds to Turn Public Housing Green

WASHINGTON, DC - September 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Donovan today announced that the Bellingham, Seattle and Snohomish County housing authorities have been awarded a total of $21,295,483 in Recovery Act competitive grant funds to make three housing complexes "green."

HUD awards more than $4 million in Recovery Act grants to support community development...

Washington, DC - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- In the Obama Administration's continued effort to stimulate community development and job growth, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded $4 million to five Rhode Island communities, plus the State of Rhode Island, through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).

HUD announces $3.1 million in Recovery Act funding to prevent homelessness in Rhode Island

Washington, DC - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded more than $3.1 million in Recovery Act funding to two communities in Rhode Island.

Eastpointe Wins Energy Efficiency Grant

$500,000 will allow Housing Commission to renovate senior center. Washington D.C. - September 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that the Eastpointe Housing Commission will receive a $492,000 Recovery Act grant to improve energy efficiency at Berry Manor, an apartment complex for low-income seniors administered by the Commission.“This Recovery Act funding will not only give Eastpointe the resources they need to jump start renovation at Berry Manor, it will also reduce long-term energy costs and stimulate the local economy," said Rep. Levin

HUD awards more than $2.6 million in Recovery Act grants to support community development...

Washington, DC - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- In the Obama Administration's continued effort to stimulate community development and job growth, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded $2.6 million in New Hampshire through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).

Grant Announcement

Washington, DC - September 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Baron Hill is pleased to announce that the Housing Authority of the City of New Albany is set to receive almost three million dollars in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grants through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to improve public housing for seniors and disabled persons.According to a release issued by HUD, these grants will allow public housing authorities throughout the country to make necessary improvements to public housing communities that will specifically address the needs of seniors and persons with disabilities.

Clark County Receives $10 Million to Increase Energy Efficiency, Upgrade Public Housing, Create Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan awarded $500 million in competitive grants today that will allow public housing authorities across the U.S. to build or renovate affordable rental apartments and make existing public housing units more energy efficient.

Turner Selected by United States Marine Corps to Manage Construction of $109 Million Bachelor...

Project Represents Second Recent Award for Turner At Camp Pendleton. New York, N.Y. - September 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Turner Construction Company, the nation’s leading general builder, in a joint venture with TB Penick & Sons, Inc., has been awarded a $109 million design-build contract by the United States Marine Corps to construct four Bachelor Enlisted Quarters (BEQ) at Camp Pendleton, California. The project is scheduled for completion in August 2011. This project follows the $104 million contract awarded to the team in August for four additional Bachelor Enlisted Quarters (BEQ) also at Camp Pendleton, California.

HUD announces $300 million in Recovery Act grants to create green public housing

$3,341,584 to Chesapeake, Virginia will increase energy efficiency, reduce costs of public housing while creating green jobs DENVER, CO - September 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced $300 million in Recovery Act competitive grants today that will allow public housing authorities across the U.S. to utilize [...]

United States Files Suit Against Two Owners In Fresh Meadows For Fair Housing Act...

BROOKLYN, NY - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Benton J. Campbell, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, today announced the filing of a federal Fair Housing Act civil complaint against Emanuil Uvaydov and Vyacheslav Uvaydov, brothers and joint owners of a house in Fresh Meadows, New York.

Sens. Levin, Stabenow Announce $777,000 in Public Housing Grants for the Upper Peninsula

Funds Made Available Through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. WASHINGTON, DC - September 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, both D-Mich., today announced three recovery grants designed to improve public housing for seniors and disabled individuals in three communities in the Upper Peninsula. The funds, allocated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, were made available by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Facilities in Ironwood, Laurium and Sault Sainte Marie will receive the grants.

Cameron County Housing Authority Receives $539k

WASHINGTON, DC - September 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Solomon P. Ortiz (TX-27) announced more than $530,000 in funding to renovate public housing units in the Cameron County Housing Authority from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

More Than 8,000 New Yorkers Have Taken Advantage of the Credit, Saving Nearly $4...

Washington, DC - September 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand co-sponsored legislation today that would extend the $8,000 tax credit for first-time homebuyers for another six months.

Global Green USA Announces Conversion Of Largest Poultry Plant In Us To Recyclable And...

New York, NY - September 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Global USA’s Coalition for Resource Recovery announced a key milestone today in its goal of achieving 100% recyclable wholesale packaging through Hunt’s Point Distribution Center, the largest food distribution center in the world.

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