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Houston Celebrates National Community Development Week

Houston, TX - April 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Every year, Houston receives more than $35 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, as well as millions of dollars from other Federal funding sources to stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods across the City. These funds are made available by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and support an array of vital activities and projects benefiting thousands of Houstonians. Activities include the development of community centers, health clinics, schools, parks and multi-family housing, as well as providing home repairs for the elderly and down payment assistance to help families achieve the American dream. In addition, funding is used to provide crucial social services to countless community organizations serving the homeless, at-risk youth, seniors and persons with disabilities

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.

Construction Scheduled for Affordable Senior Housing Complex

Houston, October 29, 2007 -- Mayor Bill White joined City of Houston Housing's Director Richard Celli, Community Development Department, Assistant Director Donald Sampley, City...

HUD announces $8.1 million in new funding to protect children in Houston and Harris...

HOUSTON, October 18, 2007 - At least 550 homes in Houston and Harris County will become healthier places to raise children due to $8.1 million...

Report Critical of Texas Rebuilding After Rita

October 12, 2007 -- According to the Texas Low Income Housing Information Service (TxLIHIS), NLIHC’s state partner in Texas, long-term housing recovery from the...

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.

Federal Grand Jury Charges Current And Former Public Officials And Their Associates In Bribery...

Dallas, OCTOBER 1, 2007 - A 31-count indictment charging 14 current and former public officials and their associates with various offenses related to a...

Successful Alternatives to Sell Homes Despite Housing Slump

Companies like Creekview Realty are Revolutionizing the Real Estate Industry PLANO, Texas, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the slumping housing market, Texans do not need...

State housing agency releases $160 million for First Time Homebuyer program

AUSTIN, October 3, 2007 — Keeping the dream of homeownership alive despite a slow-down in the mortgage market, the Texas Department of Housing and Community...

2007 Coldwell Banker® Home Price Comparison Index reveals That $2.1 Million Separates Beverly Hills...

Beverly Hills, Calif., and Killeen, Texas, Rank As Most Expensive and Most Affordable U.S. Markets, Respectively, in Annual Coldwell Banker Study PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 26,...

Selling new home tough in today’s market

Q: I purchased a brand-new home in Texas. I have lived in the home almost two years, but I have been trying to sell...

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How to Prevent Accidents and Injuries at the Workplace

According to a study published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were approximately 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry in the past year.