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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).

State housing agency making $45 million available through innovative first time homebuyer program

AUSTIN, TX - January 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) this week released $45 million in mortgage credit certificate authority through its Texas Mortgage Credit Program, an innovative homebuyer program that makes homeownership more affordable by providing a dollar for dollar reduction of a borrower’s tax liability, not to exceed $2,000 annually.The credit authority will allow the Department to provide tax credits on approximately $150 million worth of mortgage loans, which it estimates will help approximately 1,000 eligible households purchase a home of their own once they complete a certified homebuyer education class.

CB RICHARD ELLIS TO PARTNER WITH HOMEAID HOUSTON TO PROVIDE HOUSING FOR HOMELESS IN...

Houston, TX - September 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- CB Richard Ellis has announced that it will partner with HomeAid Houston to provide housing for the homeless in Houston during its September 2010 “Get Out and Give Back” BuildMonth through CBRE Cares, the company’s national corporate philanthropy program. More than 20 CBRE offices will participate in rebuilding projects during this month of giving back, which will benefit local communities in partnership with HomeAid and Rebuilding Together, CBRE Shelter Program charitable partners, as well as Habitat for Humanity.

Congressman Al Green secures funding for Rebuilding Together – Houston Veterans Housing Program

HOUSTON, TX - May 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Last month, Rebuilding Together - Houston, a leader in preserving affordable housing for low-income homeowners, announced that it will be receiving a $400,000 grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), specifically designated for Rebuilding Together – Houston’s Veterans Housing program

First-Time Homebuyer Mortgage and Down Payment Assistance Funds Available

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Travis County homebuyers can now get a 4% down payment assistance grant and 6.30% mortgage rate through a bond program issued...

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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.