Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

City of Corpus Christi Receives HUD Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 21, 2007 - Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz announced today that the city of Corpus Christi will receive over $1,009,759 in grants from the Housing and Urban Development Department.

King County, Seattle receive homeless assistance award of $20.15 million

A joint release of King County and the City of Seattle SEATTLE, December 21, 2007 - The City of Seattle and King County have been awarded $20,158,397 in federal McKinney Homeless Assistance funds for housing programs and support services for homeless people.

Mayor announces $14 million for housing working families and homeless

SEATTLE, TX - December 7, 2007 - Mayor Greg Nickels today announced $14 million for four new housing projects for working families and people who are homeless.

HUD awards $18.7 million in ‘sweat equity grants’ to four self-help housing developers

Grants to help produce at least 1,115 homes for first-time homebuyers DALLAS, October 11, 2007 - More than a thousand low-income families will become homeowners for the first time thanks to their own labor and $18.7 million in funding announced today by Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson.

Eligible families must register for temporary program by September 1st to get housing help

HOUSTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has extended its temporary disaster housing assistance program for 11,400 families who were displaced by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita who are currently registered in the program.

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Texas condominium sales up, townhome sales down during first half of...

Condominium sales in Texas’s major metro areas increased and townhome sales fell in the first half of 2016, according to the Texas Condominium Mid-Year Sales Report. Released today by the Texas Association of REALTORS®, the report shows that condominium sales in Texas’ four largest markets have seen increasing demand over townhomes and single-family homes among young professionals and retirees. This is the first time in the report’s history that condo and townhome statistics have been reported separately.

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Olson Applauds House Action to Revitalize Brownfield Sites

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today acted to help redevelop abandoned or contaminated properties and encourage economic development by voting for H.R. 3017, the Brownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization Act. Brownfields are abandoned, closed or under-utilized industrial or commercial properties that may be contaminated because of their prior use. However, these sites often have great potential for redevelopment, if they are cleaned up properly. This bill reauthorizes the EPA Brownfields Program in order to help states and localities get the tools and guidance they need to clean up and redevelop brownfields.