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AGENCY AWARDS $75 MILLION TO HELP LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS RECEIVE JOB TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT

AGENCY AWARDS $75 MILLION TO HELP LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS RECEIVE JOB TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $75 million to help families living in public housing and those participating in HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher Program connect with services to further their education, find good jobs, and to set them on a path to self-sufficiency. Funded through Read more
SBA Awards Grants to 21 Organizations To Support Small Business Innovation

SBA Awards Grants to 21 Organizations To Support Small Business Innovation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration will award up to $125,000 in grants to 16 Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program recipients including state and local economic development agencies, business development centers, colleges and universities and up to $200,000 in grants to 5 Small Business Technology Development Read more
HUD PROPOSES NEW RULE TO EXPAND CHOICE AND OPPORTUNITY FOR SECTION 8 VOUCHER HOLDERS IN CERTAIN HOUSING MARKETS

HUD PROPOSES NEW RULE TO EXPAND CHOICE AND OPPORTUNITY FOR SECTION 8 VOUCHER HOLDERS IN CERTAIN HOUSING MARKETS

WASHINGTON – More than two million American households depend upon the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program to find suitable affordable rental housing. Yet in some metropolitan areas, the choices these families have about where they live are severely limited, placing high-opportunity neighborhoods out of reach, in part because of the current Read more
HUD & DOJ AWARD $8.7 MILLION TO PREVENT AND END HOMELESSNESS Pay for Success Model to Support Permanent Supportive Housing for the Reentry Population

HUD & DOJ AWARD $8.7 MILLION TO PREVENT AND END HOMELESSNESS Pay for Success Model to Support Permanent Supportive Housing for the Reentry Population

WASHINGTON – For many individuals convicted of minor crimes, finding jobs and decent housing is so challenging that many are at extreme risk of homelessness or reentering the criminal justice system. Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) awarded $8.7 million to address homelessness Read more
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USDA Commits $20 Million to Innovative Conservation Projects

USDA Commits $20 Million to Innovative Conservation Projects

Proposals sought for water quality, outreach and conservation finance WASHINGTON – Agriculture Secretary announced the availability of up to $20 million in competitive grants through the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program. The program aims to spark the development and adoption of cutting-edge conservation technologies and approaches Read more
HUD OFFERS NEXT ROUND OF PLANNING GRANTS TO HELP TRANSFORM COMMUNITIES

HUD OFFERS NEXT ROUND OF PLANNING GRANTS TO HELP TRANSFORM COMMUNITIES

Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants to help communities revitalize distressed areas WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the availability of new funding to help local communities across the country to redevelop severely distressed public and HUD-assisted housing and transform surrounding Read more
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
HUD Makes $1.9B available in Grant Funding

HUD Makes $1.9B available in Grant Funding

WASHINGTON – As part of the Obama Administration’s effort to prevent and effectively end homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it will offer $1.9 billion for fiscal year 2015 to support existing and new homelessness programs. Funded throughHUD’s Continuum of Care (CoC) Homeless Assistance Read more