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2014-04-15 16:29:14

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York University graduate student Grant Palermo, part of a team of four other students, was named a finalist in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) new Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition. The winning team will be selected from four groups of finalists, and will be determined by proposing the best solution for the redevelopment of DeBaun House, a Revolutionary War-era...

2013-12-04 12:29:16

CHICAGO, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago recently awarded more than $28 million through its competitive Affordable Housing Program (AHP) to help finance 99 affordable housing projects located primarily in Illinois and Wisconsin. Click here to view descriptions of the 2013 AHP awards. "The 2013 AHP awards will assist in the purchase, rehabilitation, and new construction of more than 4,500 affordable housing units through 99 projects," says Sam...

2013-07-19 16:20:36

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Senate Appropriations Committee approved its FY14 Transportation-HUD (THUD) spending bill with bi-partisan support on June 27. The measure provides $3.150 billion for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) formula grants and $1.0 billion for HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program grants. The CDBG Coalition, consisting of national interest groups representing local elected officials, community development practitioners,...

2013-07-04 23:04:22

Harvard Report Reveals Housing Becoming Unaffordable for More Americans Summit, NJ (PRWEB) July 04, 2013 This July 4th brings good news in housing. Home prices are rising, sales are brisk, new housing starts are up and those “under water” or in foreclosure are declining in number. Lost in the plethora of good news, however, is the fact that a record 20.5 million U.S. households are now paying more than one half of their income for housing alone. These “severely cost burdened”...

2013-05-30 23:04:56

HUD-VASH vouchers to build on 17 percent decline in veteran homelessness since 2009 MIAMI (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Approximately 145 homeless Veterans living on the streets and in shelters in South Florida will soon find a permanent place to call home. U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Eric K. Shinseki announced today that HUD will provide $60 million to local public housing agencies across the country to...

2013-04-01 16:22:33

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Communities will recognize the importance of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program during National Community Development Week, April 1-6, 2013. The theme this year is "Changing Communities, Changing Lives." The week-long recognition brings together citizens, government officials, local businesses, the media, and non-profit agencies through events that highlight...

2013-03-25 23:04:36

Edina Realty's Kris Lindahl discussed the benefits of down payment assistance programs at a seminar in Hennpein County, MN Hennepin County, MN (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 By using a down payment assistance program potential buyers can find homes for as little as $1000 down. Kris Lindahl, one of Edina Realty's premier agents, hosted a seminar in Hennepin County, MN yesterday afternoon at which he discussed the benefits and advantages of down payment assistance programs. "Potential buyers need to...

2013-03-22 23:04:42

Down payment assistance programs will be discussed at a seminar in Saint Francis, MN by Edina Realty's Kris Lindahl Saint Francis, MN (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 Kris Lindahl, a trusted voice in all things real estate, will be hosting a seminar in Saint Francis, MN over the weekend that will feature a presentation on the benefits and advantages of down payment assistance programs. "I want to make this process easier for buyers," Lindahl said. He'll also be demonstrating the Minnesota Down...

2013-03-18 08:20:32

DENVER, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Urban Land Conservancy (ULC), in partnership with The Piton Foundation and Gary Community Investment Company (GCIC), City of Denver and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), today purchased 9.4 acres of land at Smith Road and Colorado Boulevard in Northeast Park Hill to develop 156 permanently affordable apartments and additional assets to benefit the community. This is ULC's largest land purchase and the largest acquisition using...

2013-01-08 16:24:01

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report issued by the National Rural Housing Coalition details how two USDA programs have expanded homeownership opportunities to the nation's poorest rural families - at little expense to the federal government. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130108/PH39145LOGO ) Over the past 60 years, more than 2.1 million low-income rural families have accessed affordable mortgages under the Section 502 Direct Loan program, which is...