Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Veterans Day is celebrated as HELP USA’s Brady Center opens to provide services for...

Philadelphia, PA - November 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Veteran’s Day was celebrated by Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) at the dedication of the brand new Robert G. Brady Veterans Center at the HELP Philadelphia Homes, in Southwest Philadelphia.

PA Treasurer McCord: Treasury’s Property Return Team Helping Veterans Claim What’s Theirs

HARRISBURG, PA - November 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- As Veterans Day draws near, Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord and his Unclaimed Property Return Team are working to help veterans organizations across the Commonwealth claim what is theirs – so far returning more than $73,000 in unclaimed property and identifying $14,000 more belonging to organizations.

Rep. Murphy, Mayor DiGirolamo Announce Funding for Affordable Housing for Vets

Bensalem, PA - August 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Tuesday Pennsylvania Congressman Patrick Murphy (D-8th District) was joined by Bensalem Mayor Joseph DiGirolamo’s office and local officials to announce House passage of $500,000 in federal funding for affordable housing for veterans.

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).

Patrick Murphy Secures $1.3 Million for VA Medical Centers to Meet the Needs of...

Bristol, PA - April 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Pennsylvania Congressman Patrick Murphy (D-8th District), joined by Veteran advocates, announced local and federal efforts to end homelessness among Veterans.

Lawsuit Boosts School Access for Homeless Students

Pittsburgh, PA - March 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A lawsuit settled today in Pennsylvania by the Education Law Center-PA and the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty (NLCHP) ensures the continued enrollment of homeless children in school and significantly revises state polices to better protect the rights of homeless students.

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.

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.

Congressman Doyle, Community Leaders Convene Homelessness Forum: September 3 Event at CMU to Focus...

Pittsburgh, PA - August 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Mike Doyle (PA-14) will be the keynote speaker at a September 3 community forum, which has been called to address the increasing incidence of homelessness in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. FHLBank Pittsburgh is a cosponsor of this event.

Congressman Sestak Supports Key Legislation for Low-Income Veterans

Washington, D.C. - June 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) - According to the Veterans Administration, about one-third of the adult homeless population are veterans, with...

Mayor Nutter, Congressman Fattah, FHLBanks Announce Nearly $10 Million for 861 Units of Affordable...

PHILADELPHIA, PA - April 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-02), and the Federal Home Loan Banks of Pittsburgh and San Francisco (FHLBanks) today announced the awarding of $9.87 million in affordable housing grants for the construction and rehabilitation of 861 units of affordable housing at 18 project sites.

Congressman Sestak Announces $156,640 for Delaware County to Prevent Homelessness

WASHINGTON, DC - April 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on April 9, 2009, announced that federal funding totaling $100...

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.

Congressman Sestak Votes for Historic Legislation to Rebuild Economic Security

Washington, D.C. - January 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – To avoid a deeper and more protracted economic recession that would devastate the economic security of his constituents, while ensuring a more rapid recovery from the recession, Congressman Joe Sestak (PA-07) voted for H.R. 1, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, today, which passed the House by a vote of 244 - 188.

Profiles Mortgage Climate in the District

Media, PA - January 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – A comprehensive solution to the current economic crisis demands immediate efforts to resolve the core of the problem -- the ongoing cycle of increasing foreclosures.

Assessing District Needs, Paving the Way for Grants on Agenda

Pittsburgh, PA, May 12, 2008 - Congressman Tim Murphy (PA-18) will hold a Forum on Affordable Housing on Thursday, May 29 in Bridgeville to...

Event in Hill District Focuses on Housing Grants, Affordable Housing

Pittsburgh, PA, April 3, 2008 - U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA), Congressmen Jason Altmire (PA-4) and Mike Doyle (PA-14), along with Pittsburgh Mayor Luke...

Sen. Casey, Rep. Schwartz, Mayor Nutter Announce $5.3 Million for 645 Units of New...

PHILADELPHIA, PA - March 18, 2008 - U.S. Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr. (D-PA), U.S. Rep. Allyson Y. Schwartz (D-13) and Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter...

Congressional Budget Impasse Threatens Homes for Thousands of Pennsylvanians

GLENSIDE, Pa., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congress is set to vote today, December 11th, 2007 on housing funds in the continuing battle with the...

HEARTH plan for ‘affordable housing’ in Ross draws fire

A plan to build what is being described as "affordable housing" on the border between Ross and Pittsburgh is running into opposition from those...

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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.