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HUD-VA PROGRAM THAT SERVES HOMELESS VETERANS TO EXPAND INTO NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITIES FOR THE FIRST TIME

HUD-VA PROGRAM THAT SERVES HOMELESS VETERANS TO EXPAND INTO NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITIES FOR THE FIRST TIME

HUD-VASH vouchers in Indian Country will build on national effort to end Veteran homelessness WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that the HUD and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) program that helps homeless veterans find permanent supportive housing will, for the first time, expand Read more
Freddie Mac Supported Industry With More Than $28 Billion Mostly Affordable

Freddie Mac Supported Industry With More Than $28 Billion Mostly Affordable

MCLEAN, VA—  Freddie Mac announced today that it had another strong year with $28.3 billion in loan purchase and bond guarantee volume for its multifamily business in 2014, up 10 percent from $25.9 billion the previous year. This was the second largest year of multifamily purchases in the company’s history. New business volume Read more
Provident bank Foundation Offering Funds to Build Stronger Communities

Provident bank Foundation Offering Funds to Build Stronger Communities

The Provident Bank Foundation is committed to enhancing the quality of life in New Jersey and Pennsylvania communities in Provident Bank’s marketplace. Since its founding in 2003, the Provident Bank Foundation has granted more than $19 million to not-for-profit organizations and institutions working toward stronger communities. The Provident Read more
Business Leaders Seek Advice and Best Practices In Success Plans

Business Leaders Seek Advice and Best Practices In Success Plans

Coaching has become a leading resource that business leaders are taking advantage of to create highly successful businesses. The one misunderstanding is that to use a business coach your business needs to be larger, but that’s not the case at all. Coaching can help create clarity and direction in any size business. Working with a [...] Read more
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HUD OFFERS $30 MILLION GRANTS TO HELP TRANSFORM COMMUNITIES

HUD OFFERS $30 MILLION GRANTS TO HELP TRANSFORM COMMUNITIES

AUSTIN, TX – U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro announced funding available to help local communities across the country to redevelop severely distressed public and HUD-assisted housing and transform surrounding neighborhoods.  This funding would increase if there is an FY2015 appropriation from Congress. Read more
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SBA Has Record Breaking Year in Lending

SBA Has Record Breaking Year in Lending

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration 7(a) Loan Program reached a lending record in 2014, as announced today by SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet.  By the end of the fiscal year (Sept. 30), SBA had approved 52,044 7(a) loans for $19.19 billion, an increase of 12 percent in number loans and 7.4 percent in dollar amount [...] Read more
Fellowship Program To Award up to $300k for Innovative Community Development Ideas

Fellowship Program To Award up to $300k for Innovative Community Development Ideas

The Rhode Island Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2015 Rhode Island Innovation Fellowship, an annual program to stimulate solutions to the state’s challenges. Made possible through the vision and generosity of philanthropists Letitia and John Carter, the program will award two applicants up to $300,000 over three years to Read more
Destination: HUB to Assist Small Business Owners

Destination: HUB to Assist Small Business Owners

WASHINGTON – The Small Business Administration has announced the launch of Destination: HUB.  For over 17 years, the HUBZone program has served as one of SBA’s signature initiatives and has helped small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities. The program encourages Read more
HUD AWARDS NEARLY $60 MILLION TO PROMOTE AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITIES

HUD AWARDS NEARLY $60 MILLION TO PROMOTE AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITIES

WASHINGTON – Today in Anchorage, Alaska, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro announced $60 million in funding to more than 90 tribal communities throughout the nation to improve housing conditions and stimulate community development, including construction projects and local jobs for low-income Read more
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SBA Announces Support for Eight ScaleUp Communities, Job Creation for Growth-Oriented Small Businesses

SBA Announces Support for Eight ScaleUp Communities, Job Creation for Growth-Oriented Small Businesses

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today its support for entrepreneurial ecosystem development in eight communities through “ScaleUp America.”  This new initiative is designed to provide the necessary support to help companies scale up and grow, while strengthening and enhancing local entrepreneurial ecosystems Read more
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