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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.

Affordable housing developments to receive stimulus funding from the Ohio Housing Finance Agency

COLUMBUS, OH - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Efforts to stimulate and revitalize neighborhoods across Ohio are being aided through the distribution of funds announced by the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA).

Affordable Home in Richmond, Va., Earns Green Certification

Washington, D.C. - September 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- A new "workforce housing" home built by First Richmond Associates is the first home in the Richmond, Va., metro area to achieve certification under the National Green Building Standard.

DED issues call for proposals for rental housing projects using CDBG disaster funding

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - September 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Missouri Department of Economic Development is requesting proposals for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding in areas of the state affected by weather related disasters during 2008. Only proposals for affordable rental housing projects may be submitted in this application process.

Foster Announces More Than $2 Million for Kane County Housing Programs

Grants to Create Jobs and Expand Supply of Decent, Affordable Housing. Washington, DC - September 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Rep. Bill Foster (IL-14) announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded Kane County with two different grants, a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) worth $1,210,514 and a HOME program grant worth $805,428

Miami Woman Sentenced in Connection with $1 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

September 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Jeffrey H. Sloman, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and Michael J. Folmar, Acting Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced today that defendant Adriana Cruz, 27, of Miami, was sentenced by United States District Judge Alan S. Gold on September 18, 2009, for her role in a mortgage fraud scheme that resulted in the granting of two fraudulent home equity loans totaling approximately $1 million

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