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Grants

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).

FHLBank Pittsburgh Makes $500,000 Grant to Help PHFA Fight Foreclosure

Pittsburgh, PA - April 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLBank) of Pittsburgh is contributing $500,000 to the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) to assist the Agency in its effort to help at-risk homeowners refinance their first mortgages to more affordable terms to avoid foreclosure.

Justice Department Resolves Discrimination Lawsuit with Scranton, Pennsylvania, Apartment Complex

WASHINGTON, DC - March 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The United States has reached a settlement resolving a housing discrimination lawsuit in Pennsylvania concerning discrimination against families with children, the Justice Department announced.

Congressman Gerlach Announces Funding for “Our City Reading”: Latest Grant Delivered by Sovereign Bank...

Reading, PA - February 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Additional hope for first-time homebuyers arrived today with Sovereign Bank delivering yet another grant to the highly successful Our City Reading initiative.

Congressman Dent Announces Grant for Allentown Project for the Homeless: New Bethany Ministries to...

Bethlehem, PA - February 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Charlie Dent (PA-15) announced today that the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank) is making a $250,000 grant to a Bethlehem-based nonprofit so it can complete work on the renovation of a property in Downtown Allentown and expand its outreach to the chronically homeless.

Fattah Announces $844,176 in Affordable Housing Grants for Four Nonprofits in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA - November 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA-02) today invoked rock ‘n roll legend Junior Walker and the All-Stars as he announced the award of $844,176 in grants from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank) to four new affordable housing projects in Germantown, North and West Philadelphia.

Congressman Fattah Awards $844,000 in Affordable Housing Grants: Gaudenzia, NewCourtland, New Directions for Women...

Philadelphia, PA - November 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) today announced the awarding of $844,176 in grants from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank) to four new affordable housing projects in the city

Balfour Beatty Communities Presents Three-Year, $75,000 Grant to Project H.O.M.E. in Philadelphia

Newtown Square, PA - October 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- In conjunction with parent company Balfour Beatty plc, Balfour Beatty Communities, LLC has established a three-year grant totaling $75,000 to be donated to Project H.O.M.E.

HUD announces $2.8 million for affordable housing and community development in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA, PA - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced Harrisburg will receive more than $2.8 million to support community development and produce more affordable housing. HUD's annual funding will also help individuals and families who might otherwise be living on the streets; and offer real housing solutions for individuals with HIV/AIDS.

FHLBank Pittsburgh Awards $3.4 Million in Affordable Housing Grants

Pittsburgh, PA - October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank) has approved $3,446,246 in grants under its Affordable Housing Program (AHP).

HUD announces $2.9 million for affordable housing and community development in Upper Darby and...

PHILADELPHA, PA - October 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced Upper Darby and Abington will receive more than $2.9 million to support community development and produce more affordable housing.

FEMA Approves $1.8 Million Grant For West Norriton Township’s Home Elevation Project

PHILADELPHIA, PA - October 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of a grant totaling more than $1.8 million to elevate seven flood-prone homes in West Norriton, Montgomery County

Johnstown Redevelopment Authority Receives $900,000 in Federal ‘Stimulus’ Funds

JOHNSTOWN, PA - August 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman John P. Murtha (PA-12) announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a $900,000 grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to the Johnstown Redevelopment Authority for local brownfield cleanup activities.

Donovan awards $95 million to jump-start affordable housing construction in Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA, PA - July 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded $95 million to jump start affordable housing programs in Pennsylvania that are currently stalled due to the current economic recession. Funded through American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), HUD's new Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP) will allow Pennsylvania to resume funding of affordable rental housing projects across the state while stimulating employment in the construction trades.

FEMA Approves $1.2 Million Grant For Property Acquisition

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - July 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Jonathan Sarubbi, Regional Administrator for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Philadelphia Office, announced today the awarding of more than $1.2 million in funding to acquire five homes in Temple Hills, Maryland. The five properties are located in areas of unstable soil.

PA’s Solar Capacity to Triple with Help of New State Investments

HARRISBURG, PA - July 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today said Pennsylvania will triple its solar capacity with nearly $23 million in new grants and loans for companies throughout the state that are embracing the renewable energy industry.

Secretary Donovan visits public housing in Pennsylvania, announces nearly $1 billion in Recovery Act...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Donovan today announced that HUD is offering nearly $1 billion to make substantial improvements to thousands of public housing units nationwide. The Public Housing Capital Funds being offered are provided through The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) and are designed to help public housing authorities improve the quality of their housing stock, promote energy efficiency and create jobs.

Congressman Kanjorski Announces Berwick Housing Grant, Lauds Community Banks for their Support of Bloomsburg...

Bloomsburg, PA - March 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Paul E. Kanjorski (PA-11) today announced a $590,000 grant for a new owner-occupied housing rehabilitation project in the LaSalle neighborhood of Berwick Borough.

PA Gets $89 Million for Homelessness Prevention from Stimulus

Glenside, PA - February 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Congress included, as part of the $787 billion economic recovery package in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan, $1.5 billion for prevention and re-housing activities for a Homelessness Prevention Fund, to be administered through the Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) program.

PENNSYLVANIA IS BENEFICIARY OF $1,000,000 GRANT FROM THE JOHN D. AND CATHERINE T. MACARTHUR...

New Investment in Affordable Rental Housing Aimed at Reducing Anticipated 40 to 60 Percent Increases in Utility Expenses for Pennsylvania's Neediest Families

Popular Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

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.

Recent Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Secretary Davin Tours Historic Buildings in Northwest Philadelphia, Discusses Importance of...

Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin, hosted by Rep. Stephen Kinsey, toured four of the 16 historic houses, destinations, and museums in northwest Philadelphia, and discussed the role of historic building preservation in community development.