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2013-07-19 23:21:24

Steven Winter Associates' multifamily project, The Hegeman Residence, received a Building Brooklyn Award, presented by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce at the 13th Annual Building Brooklyn Awards™. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) (swinter.com) is pleased to announce the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce selected one of the firm’s recent multifamily projects, The Hegeman Residence, to receive a Building Brooklyn Award. The 13th Annual Building...

2013-07-19 23:02:16

Homelessness is a major issue in many cities, and Denver is no exception. Denver (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 WHO: In town for the weekend and its quarterly conference, Empower Network will leave behind a $10,000 donation to Denver’s Road Home, the local partner of 100,000 Homes, a national movement of 205 communities working together to find permanent homes for 100,000 of the country’s most vulnerable homeless individuals and families by July 2014. WHAT: Homelessness is a major issue in...

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”...

2013-06-28 23:24:53

The Floating Hospital opens two new Reach Out and Read children's literacy programs in Long Island City Long Island City, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The Floating Hospital, which provides health services to the homeless shelter population as well as the local communities of Long Island City and Queensbridge Public Housing, is making children's literacy a priority for the families it serves. Currently, the Hospital offers the Reach Out and Read children's literacy program to the...

2013-06-25 19:12:37

Improving care for depression in low-income communities -- places where such help is frequently unavailable or hard to find -- provides greater benefits to those in need when community groups such as churches and even barber shops help lead the planning process, according to a new study. When compared to efforts that provided only technical support to improve depression care, a planning effort co-led by community members from diverse services programs further improved clients' mental...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.