RealEstateRama Homeless & Crisis Assistance
Houston, TX - April 23, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Al Green (TX-09), in conjunction with the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center, hosted an event for Houston’s homeless veterans. Attendees were provided with information about VA services and enjoyed live entertainment, games, as well as children’s activities.
AUSTIN, TX - July 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) today announced a series of major funding awards designed to help homeless Texans secure permanent housing and strive toward self-sufficiency, bringing greater stability to individuals and the communities in which they live.TDHCA awarded a total of $4.9 million in federal funds to 44 nonprofit organizations renovating or converting buildings for use as emergency shelters, as well as to help provide an array of essential services to homeless individuals.
Washington, DC - July 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) announced recently that the Housing Authority of the City of Austin will receive $366,540 in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to assist homeless veterans obtain affordable housing in the Austin area. The grants, funded under the HUD-VASH program, combines HUD Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Laredo, TX - June 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced today that the South Texas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (STCADA) received federal funding from a Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant in the amount of $893,614. In addition to the HUD grant, Webb County District Attorney Chilo Alaniz and Sheriff Martin Cuellar both contributed $48,667 each and Mr. Javier Santos, on behalf of the Fernando A. Salinas Trust, contributed $50,691 bringing the total amount of funding for the project to $1,041,639
AUSTIN, TX - May 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced a $3.3 million Continuum of Care grant to Texas which will directly fund seven local organizations providing housing and supportive services to an estimated 246 homeless individuals or those at risk of homelessness, helping to transition them out of poverty and toward self-reliance.
Washington, DC - April 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- This week, Congressman Al Green (TX-09) introduced two amendments which focus on housing counseling and the Housing and Urban Development Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program to the Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 (H.R. 1473).
Congressman Al Green receives highest recognition from distinguished veterans group due to his work...
Houston,TX - October 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Al Green (TX-09) has received an A+ grade from the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), one of our nation's most important veterans' organizations. Congressman Al Green was awarded the organization's highest honor because of his voting record on veterans' issues in the 111th Congress.
AUSTIN, TX - July 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced a $5.2 million Continuum of Care grant to Texas which will fund seven organizations providing or furthering housing and supportive services for homeless families and individuals, or those at risk of homelessness, helping to transition them out of poverty.
Washington, D.C - June 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15) announced the Harlingen Housing Authority will receive $128,385,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supporting Housing (HUD-VASH) to provide rental assistance for homeless veterans living in Harlingen.
Washington (DC) - January 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- January 13, 2010 - Today, Congressman Al Green (TX-09) announced $3.1 million in new grant funding authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to assist unemployed workers in Houston.
El Paso, TX - January 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Silvestre Reyes today announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will award over $2,544,944 in competitive federal grants to several El Paso non-profit organizations to combat homelessness.
Washington, DC - December 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today Congressman Al Green (TX-09) called on private mortgage servicers to better address the needs of struggling minority homeowners during a hearing of the House Committee on Financial Services regarding the current foreclosure crisis.
Houston, TX - October 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Mayor’s Office of Veteran Affairs today hailed the awarding of $2.1 million in grants from the Veteran’s Administration to two local agencies to help house homeless veterans in Houston.
AUSTIN, TX - August 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) has announced a significant award of federal stimulus funding designed to mitigate and prevent the effects of homelessness both for those individuals who are homeless and for the communities in which they are located.
WASHINGTON, DC - July 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Today, U.S. Rep. Solomon P. Ortiz (TX-27) announced more than $2.7 million awarded in federal funding to assist families who are homeless throughout the 27th Congressional District of Texas with housing expenses.
WASHINGTON - May 1, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Four affordable housing developments are recipients of the HUD Secretary's Housing and Community Design Award for excellence in residential housing design. The U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, in conjunction with the American Institute of Architects, selected Homeless Assistance Center of Dallas, Texas; Project Place - Gatehouse of Boston, Massachusetts; Bridgeton Neighborhood Revitalization of Bridgeton, New Jersey; and Irvington Terrace of Fremont, California.
AUSTIN, TX - October 2, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — With the goal of transitioning greater numbers of Texans out of homelessness, enhancing the stability and productivity of both the individual and community, the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) has announced a major funding award designed to help homeless people secure permanent housing and strive toward self-sufficiency.
WASHINGTON - September 22, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steven Preston today awarded the Housing Authority of the City of Texarkana (HATT), Texas a $20 million grant to support the revitalization of three public housing developments in the historic Rosehill neighborhood.
WASHINGTON, DC - September 15, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve Preston today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to dozens of counties and parishes in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.
HUD Secretary highlights Bush Administration's fight against foreclosure SAN ANTONIO, TX - January 25, 2008 - More than 18,000 Texas families could be eligible for a safer, more affordable government-insured mortgage that is pending approval by the U.S. Congress, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson announced today.