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Grants

Congressman Fattah Announces EPA Brownfield Grants to Three Philadelphia-Area Organizations

Each grant allocation is part of EPA’s Brownfields Program that provides communities the necessary funding to asses, clean, and redevelop contaminated properties in order to boost the local economy and protect public health and the environment. The grants awarded are:

Barrar to Host Municipal Grant Workshop

At the workshop, attendees will gather information on available grants, timelines associated with them and gain insight on the application process from various organizations, State Departments, and commissions invited to speak at the workshop

Cartwright Announces $300,001 in DHS Grants for Two Schuylkill County Fire Departments

U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded two Schuylkill County fire departments each with Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFGs). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Congressman Fattah Announces $520,463 in Veterans Housing Grants for Philadelphia

Today, Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced that the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) will receive $520,463 from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support ending veteran homelessness in the community

Fattah Announces $1.3 Million in Housing Counseling Grants

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) will receive $915,324 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for counseling services.

Governor Corbett Announces Grant Award to Help Cumberland County Residents with Permanent Physical Disabilities...

Governor Tom Corbett today announced that the Department of Community and Economic Development awarded the Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities a $132,000 Keystone Communities Accessible Housing grant that will help county residents living with permanent physical disabilities make necessary modifications to remain in their homes.

Governor Corbett Announces Grant Funding for Housing Modifications for Individuals with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 20, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Corbett administration today awarded a $75,000 Keystone Communities Accessible grant that will help Washington County residents living with permanent physical disabilities to make modifications to their homes

Governor Corbett Awards Incentive Grants for Innovative Projects

Harrisburg - December 17, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Tom Corbett today awarded nearly $2 million in Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants (AFIG) to four successful applicants for their innovative alternative fuel technology projects.

Congress negotiates FY 2014 spending level – ACT NOW!

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- This week, the conference committee tasked with coming up with a topline spending number for FY 2014 reached a deal. They’ve come up with a deal that would set FY 2014 total spending at around $1 trillion – somewhere in the middle of the House and Senate’s proposed spending levels (though unfortunately closer to the House’s lower spending level)

PHA Receives Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant

WASHINGTON - November 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan announced today that nine communities across the U.S. will receive Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants. The $4.37 million awarded today provides these communities the resources they need to craft comprehensive, community-driven plans to revitalize and transform public or other HUD-assisted housing and distressed neighborhoods. Read more about these local planning efforts

HUD APPROVES TWO DISASTER PLANS IN PENNSYLVANIA TO SPUR RECOVERY FROM IMPACTS OF 2011...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today approved two disaster recovery plans in Pennsylvania totaling $17.4 million to help Luzerne and Dauphin Counties to recover from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee in 2011. These disaster plans will rely on grants provided earlier through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

Governor Corbett: Keystone Communities Grant to Provide Housing Modifications for Individuals with Disabilities

Harrisburg - August 8, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Corbett administration today awarded a $250,000 Keystone Communities Accessible Housing grant that will help Allegheny County residents living with permanent physical disabilities to make modifications to their homes

Cartwright Announces Veterans Housing Voucher Grant

WASHINGTON, DC - June 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced a U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Grant in the amount of $131,007.00 has been awarded to the Wilkes-Barre Housing Authority.

EPA Grant Will Help Northampton Redevelop More Properties

PHILADELPHIA, PA - September 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced $650,000 in funding to Northampton County, Pa. This is the fourth EPA brownfields grant awarded to the County to clean up contaminated properties for potential redevelopment.

EPA Grant to Turtle Creek Valley Council of Governments will help assess Allegheny County...

PHILADELPHIA, PA - August 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a $600,000 Brownfields Coalition Assessment Grant to the Turtle Creek Valley Council of Governments to identify and assess potentially contaminated sites in southeast Allegheny County for cleanup and redevelopment.

HUD AWARDS MORE THAN $2 MILLION IN GRANTS TO COMBAT HOUSING DISCRIMINATION IN PENNSYLVANIA

PHILADELPHIA - May 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $2 million to fair housing organizations to assist people in Pennsylvania who believe they have been victims of housing discrimination.

Altmire Announces Housing Grants for Homeless Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 4, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Congressman Jason Altmire (PA-04) today announced that the Allegheny County Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of Butler will receive $293,898 in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program (HUD-VASH). The award is part of a $72.6 million grant to public housing agencies across the country to provide permanent housing to the more than 10,000 homeless veterans in America.

Pennsylvania’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Now Open, Says Barrar

HARRISBURG - November 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Stephen E. Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) announced today that Pennsylvania’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now accepting applications for cash grants and crisis grants.

Congressman Fattah Awards $1.49 Million in Affordable Housing Grants:

Philadelphia, PA - February 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-2) announced today that sponsors of affordable housing developments across the City of Philadelphia will receive a total of $1.49 million in grant money to help them complete their projects.

Dahlkemper Announces $100,000 Grant to Help Homeless Veterans in Erie

Washington, DC - June 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper (PA-3) today announced that the Housing Authority of the City of Erie (HACE) has been awarded a $107,346 grant through the U.S. Housing and Urban Development’s Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing program (HUD-VASH).

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PHA To Use On-line Housing Applications For First Time

Philadelphia, PA - March 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Philadelphia Housing Authority announced today it would begin accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program on-line, through its Web site, pha.phila.gov.

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Governor Wolf Joins Philadelphia Officials for Funding Announcement on I-95

Governor Tom Wolf today joined PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards, Mayor Jim Kenney and Janet Haas of the William Penn Foundation for a funding announcement and update on the future reconstruction of Interstate 95 in the city.