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Veasey Introduces Legislation to Help Veterans Buy Homes

Congressman Marc Veasey introduced H.R. 6320, the Give Veterans Home Loan Choices Act, to ensure our nation’s veterans are provided all the loan options available to them so that they can make a well-informed decision when selecting a home loan for their families.

Congressman Henry Cuellar presents over $800k in Federal Funds to the Frank Tejeda Veterans...

Floresville, TX - September 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Tuesday, September 24th,Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) presented $826,127 in federal funds to the Frank Tejeda Veterans’ Home in Floresville.

Preventing Homelessness Among West Texas Veterans

WASHINGTON, DC - July 30, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Randy Neugebauer (TX-19) is pleased to announce a Veteran’s Affairs grant to improve services to veterans in West Texas. The West Central Texas Regional Foundation was awarded nearly $500,000 to provide supportive services to veterans and their families to prevent homelessness. The grants will be used to fund three full-time staff members that will assist approximately 120 families with financial counseling, employment assistance, child care, transportation, and other services that either prevent homelessness or help families recover from the loss of housing. The foundation will focus on holistic approaches that help families continue being self-sustaining in the long-term.

$366,000 in Federal Funds to Get Austin’s Homeless Veterans in Homes They Can Afford

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.

Totally Disabled Veterans Property Tax Exemption Extended to Surviving Spouse

May 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- With only ten minutes remaining in the Texas House for consideration of non-local Senate Bills, Speaker Straus recognized Representative Bonnen for an important motion

Congressman Al Green Fights to Keep Funding for Housing Counseling and Homeless Veterans Assistance

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.

Web site Details First-of-Its-Kind Veterans Community

Donations Encouraged to Support the Development of "Patriots by the Lake". HOUSTON, TX - June 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Plans to develop the nation's first-of-its-kind mixed-use waterfront community designed for and dedicated to veterans are now officially underway. The innovative development, known as Patriots by the Lake, is intended to offer veterans high-quality health care services, a combination of housing options, and an array of amenities and job opportunities for them and their families

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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.