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HUD PROVIDES ADDITIONAL $58 MILLION TO HELP COLORADO RECOVER FROM 2013 STORMS AND FLOODING

HUD PROVIDES ADDITIONAL $58 MILLION TO HELP COLORADO RECOVER FROM 2013 STORMS AND FLOODING

DENVER, CO – U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced the State of Colorado will receive an additional $58.2 million to help communities recover from last September’s severe storms that produced devastating floods and mudslides. The recovery funds are provided through HUD’s Community Read more
CalHFA Expands Programs to Help Low to Moderate Income Californians Purchase Homes

CalHFA Expands Programs to Help Low to Moderate Income Californians Purchase Homes

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Housing Finance Agency announced a major program expansion to help more low to moderate income California families purchase homes. CalHFA will remove the first-time home buyer requirement on its first mortgage programs to allow more California home buyers to take advantage of the benefits of CalHFA’s affordable Read more
U.S. Economic Development Administration Invests $1 Million to Boost Manufacturing in Central Texas

U.S. Economic Development Administration Invests $1 Million to Boost Manufacturing in Central Texas

WASHINGTON – U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Jay Williams today announced that the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $1 million to the city of Austin, Texas, to build infrastructure to service the Austin [re]Manufacturing Hub Eco-Industrial Park. The Park will house Read more
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HUD Awards $120M To Four Communities To Revitalize Housing, Surrounding Neighborhoods

HUD Awards $120M To Four Communities To Revitalize Housing, Surrounding Neighborhoods

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan traveled to Columbus, Ohio today to announce that four communities will receive a combined $119.7 million to redevelop severely distressed public or HUD-assisted housing and bring comprehensive neighborhood revitalization to blighted areas. HUD is Read more
New Innovation District in Detroit to Spur Neighborhood Job Growth, Support Local Entrepreneurs

New Innovation District in Detroit to Spur Neighborhood Job Growth, Support Local Entrepreneurs

DETROIT–The establishment of a new Innovation District in Detroit will be a catalyst for new jobs and small business growth throughout the city, Mayor Mike Duggan announced today.  The announcement comes on the heels of a report released Monday by the Brookings Institution outlining how formalized Innovation Districts can facilitate new Read more
County Fixing Houses Using NSP

County Fixing Houses Using NSP

Covington, GA–Through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, five homes in Newton County are set to receive makeovers and will soon house new families. The Newton County Board of Commissioners agreed last week to hire Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) to conduct the scope of work in order to find the estimated costs to Read more
Baltimore Growing Green Competition

Baltimore Growing Green Competition

BALTIMORE, MD —  Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore City, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Chesapeake Bay Trust announce a brand new, unique opportunity for community groups, design firms, and non-profit and private partners to showcase innovative ideas for transforming vacant lots in Baltimore City. Many urban Read more
Iowa Finance Authority awards $3.4M in HOME Funds

Iowa Finance Authority awards $3.4M in HOME Funds

The Iowa Finance Authority recently announced $3.4 million in awards for federal funding to be used in creation of affordable housing opportunities across the state of Iowa. Eighty Iowa families will benefit from the HOME program which seeks to advance affordable homeownership and rental opportunities. The City of Carroll Homebuyer Assistance Read more
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New York State Announces Affordable Housing Finance Awards

New York State Announces Affordable Housing Finance Awards

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced over $95 million in awards for shovel-ready projects to build affordable housing across the state. The low-interest loans and tax credits will build and preserve nearly 2,100 units of affordable housing and are expected to leverage more than $435 million in grants, loans and private resources.   Read more
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