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2014-09-17 16:21:44

Announces Partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro today launched a $1 billion National Disaster Resilience Competition. He was joined by Dr. Judith Rodin, President of The Rockefeller Foundation, in announcing that eligible states and localities can now begin applying for funds. Representatives from eligible communities will have the opportunity to attend...

2014-09-16 12:25:37

New song, in collaboration with public awareness initiative ReThink, inspired by stories from around the country LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the ReThink initiative and four-time Grammy Award nominated singer-songwriter Jewel will unveil a new song, "Home to Me," to raise awareness for the benefits of public housing and to encourage Americans to rethink their perceptions of public housing. "Home to Me" is available for free download at www.ReThinkHousing.org....

2014-09-08 12:31:01

YAZOO CITY, Miss., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Construction has begun on the redevelopment of Magnolia Crossing, an 86-unit housing development of single-family homes and duplexes for low-income families in Yazoo City, Mississippi. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/143985 The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and Bank of Yazoo provided Magnolia Crossing a $460,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant to assist with the renovations. Each year,...

2014-09-05 16:23:52

Saturday, September 13, 2014: One Homebuyer To Win $5,000 Toward Purchase WATFORD CITY, N.D., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JJP Companies Montana Dakota announced construction on the first phase of the Misty Creek subdivision is complete and 28 homes now are available for immediate occupancy. A Grand Opening event is planned for Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 12650 Misty Creek Road, 4.5 miles southwest of Watford City, ND. The event will feature guided...

2014-09-05 16:23:45

HUMPHREY, Ark., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and First Security Bank are pleased to announce they have awarded a $168,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant to assist in upgrading a low-income apartment complex for seniors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130876 Independence Village, Inc. will use the grant in the rehabilitation of Cypress Point Apartments. The rehabilitation includes updating the...

2014-08-22 23:09:47

Thirty new affordable housing apartments opened in Lexington, North Carolina to assist frail and at risk seniors with limited resources. Lexington, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Carolina Senior Living Apartments, owned and operated by United Church Homes and Services (UCHS), recently opened 30 spacious one-bedroom affordable residential units for frail and at risk seniors with limited resources in Lexington, NC. Each unit is equipped with an open floor plan, fully operational...

2014-08-14 16:28:58

Project undertaken by The NHP Foundation in partnership with the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, PNC Bank, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, CL&P and the City of Stamford NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), a key congressional supporter of affordable housing initiatives, served as the master of ceremonies for an August 12 ribbon cutting ceremony at Bayview Towers Apartments ("Bayview Towers") in Stamford,...

2014-08-12 08:33:20

NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Congressman Jim Himes will be the master of ceremonies today for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Bayview Towers Apartments ("Bayview Towers") in Stamford to formally announce the completion of a $13 million of renovation of the 200-unit affordable housing complex. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140809/134925 The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority ("CHFA") provided a $17,750,000 loan to facilitate the acquisition and...

2014-08-07 08:29:23

Launches first national donation program between Habitat ReStores and moving industry CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North American Van Lines and Habitat for Humanity have developed a national partnership to encourage northAmerican customers to help create affordable housing by donating appliances, furniture, home accessories, and building materials to local Habitat ReStore home improvement stores and donation centers. North American customers may make donations through one...

2014-07-18 23:01:28

Affordable Housing Developments to be Honored at National Conference in Miami, Fla. SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Nominations are now being accepted year-round for the annual Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Developments of Distinction Awards. The awards were created to recognize excellence and honor outstanding affordable rental housing properties developed using the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC). Nominations for the 2014 Developments of Distinction Awards will be accepted...


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