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USDA Helps Rural Businesses Create Jobs and Increase Economic Opportunities

USDA Helps Rural Businesses Create Jobs and Increase Economic Opportunities

PINE RIDGE, S.D.,  Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today awarded nearly $20 million through 385 grants to help support the start-up or expansion of rural small businesses. “These grants will strengthen the economic fabric of our rural small towns and communities by providing capital to small and emerging businesses,” Vilsack said Read more
Disaster Funding Available: January 2015

Disaster Funding Available: January 2015

NEW YORK The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that it will open Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOC) in West Seneca on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, and in Attica on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. The location of the DLOCs will make it convenient for those affected by the severe winter storm that occurred Nov. 19 [...] Read more
City of Freemont offering Funds ($8m) for Creation of Affordable Housing

City of Freemont offering Funds ($8m) for Creation of Affordable Housing

The City of Fremont (City) is announcing a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the creation of affordable rental housing in Fremont. Approximately $8.0 million in funding is available to support predevelopment, acquisition and construction or rehabilitation of affordable housing.  The funding is intended to fill the financing gap between Read more
HUD AND VA TEAM UP TO HELP ADDITIONAL 2,000 HOMELESS VETERANS FIND PERMANENT HOMES

HUD AND VA TEAM UP TO HELP ADDITIONAL 2,000 HOMELESS VETERANS FIND PERMANENT HOMES

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced the second round of housing assistance to help 1,984 homeless veterans find permanent supportive housing.  The rental assistance announced today is provided through the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Read more
Disaster Assistance Available to California Organizations

Disaster Assistance Available to California Organizations

SACRAMENTO, CA-Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private, nonprofit organizations (PNPs) in California, following President Obama’s federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance as a result of an earthquake during the period of August 24 – September 7, 2014, announced Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of Read more
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DC Agency Announces Bid for Blighted Properties

DC Agency Announces Bid for Blighted Properties

WASHINGTON, DC- The District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development announces the release of six solicitations for offers (SFOs) for 27 blighted properties and vacant lots throughout the nation’s capital. Through the SFO process, DHCD is seeking public offers to build development projects that promote vibrant, walkable, Read more
SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Washington Private, Nonprofit Organizations

SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Washington Private, Nonprofit Organizations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private, nonprofit organizations (PNPs) in Washington, following President Obama’s federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance (PA) as a result of the wildfires that occurred July 9 – August 5, 2014, announced Maria Contreras-Sweet, Read more
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Rhode Island Housing Unveils Tax-Credit Program for First-Time Homeowners

Rhode Island Housing Unveils Tax-Credit Program for First-Time Homeowners

Providence, RI–Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined Rhode Island Housing and their state lending and real estate partners to officially launch the agency’s new FirstHomes Tax Credit program, a tax credit savings program offered through Rhode Island Housing and their Lender Partners specifically designed to help first-time homebuyers save up Read more
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Idaho Small Businesses

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Idaho Small Businesses

SACRAMENTO, CA – The Small Business Administration announced Small, non-farm businesses in the Idaho counties of Bonneville, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison and Teton are now eligible to apply for low-interest federal disaster loans from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  “These loans offset economic losses because of reduced Read more
HUD PROVIDES ADDITIONAL $31 MILLION TO HELP ILLINOIS RECOVER FROM SEVERE 2013 STORMS

HUD PROVIDES ADDITIONAL $31 MILLION TO HELP ILLINOIS RECOVER FROM SEVERE 2013 STORMS

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced the allocation of more than $31 million to the City of Chicago, Cook County, and DuPage County to help these communities recover from devastating storms, strong winds and flooding.  These grants are provided through HUD’s Community Development Read more
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