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New Local Initiatives to Address the Rural Opioid Epidemic

New Local Initiatives to Address the Rural Opioid Epidemic

Agriculture Secretary Announces New Local Initiatives to Address the Rural Opioid Epidemic WASHINGTON–Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced new USDA initiatives to strengthen outreach and education resources at the local level to combat the #rural opioid epidemic, including an expanded series of state-led opioid awareness events and Read more
USDA Expands Microloans to Help Farmers Purchase Farmland and Improve Property

USDA Expands Microloans to Help Farmers Purchase Farmland and Improve Property

WASHINGTON, DC — Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin offering farm ownership microloans, creating a new financing avenue for farmers to buy and improve property. These microloans will be especially helpful to beginning or underserved farmers, U.S. veterans looking for a Read more
Walking by Money for Your Deals: How Funding May Exist in your Back Yard

Walking by Money for Your Deals: How Funding May Exist in your Back Yard

Have you ever been out walking and noticed a dollar on the ground, stepped on it and kept on going?  Perhaps you have done so with a $500 bill?  Think about that for a second but think about walking past a pile of $500 bills. The purpose of this article is to provide you with [...] Read more
Intro to Government Funds

Intro to Government Funds

How Closing with Public Dollars Can Be a Game Changer The purpose of this article is to provide you with some insight into a lesser known world of real estate professionals seeking funds and opportunity from the government.  Imagine investing in real estate deals using “other people’s money”.  Sure, you hear that all the time, [...] 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
HUD AWARDS $8.9 MILLION IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUNDS TO DETROIT

HUD AWARDS $8.9 MILLION IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUNDS TO DETROIT

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary C. Peters, and Congressman John Conyers, Jr., announced the allocation of $8.9 million from the Community Development Block Grant Declared Disaster Recovery Fund (DDR) to the City of Read more
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1st Quarter Multifamily Debt Numbers

1st Quarter Multifamily Debt Numbers

The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased by $40.4 billion in the first quarter of 2015, as all four major investor groups increased their holdings, according to a release from the Mortgage Bankers Association. The new 1st quarter numbers represent a 1.5 percent increase over the fourth quarter of 2014. Total Read more
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Treasury Announces $3.5 Billion in New Markets Tax Credit Awards to Spur Economic Growth Nationwide

Treasury Announces $3.5 Billion in New Markets Tax Credit Awards to Spur Economic Growth Nationwide

WASHINGTON: In a long awaited announcement several months late, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced more than $3.5 billion in New Markets Tax Credit awards aimed at stimulating investment and economic growth in low-income urban neighborhoods and rural communities nationwide. A Read more
USDA Announces New Private Funds to Make Investments in Rural America

USDA Announces New Private Funds to Make Investments in Rural America

WASHINGTON – The US Department of Agriculture announced the launch of two new private funds, known as Rural Business Investment Companies (RBICs), which make equity investments in rural businesses, helping them grow and create jobs. This announcement is part of USDA’s ongoing efforts to help attract private sector capital to Read more
REAP Program Reduces Energy Costs for Small Businesses

REAP Program Reduces Energy Costs for Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that rural agricultural producers and small business owners can now apply for resources to purchase and install renewable energy systems or make energy efficiency improvements. These efforts help farmers, ranchers and other small business owners save money on their energy Read more
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