Philadelphia’s Ascension Manor Celebrates Grand Reopening

Marlton, NJ - October 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ukrainian Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia, along with its development partner, The Michaels Organization, today hosted a grand reopening and dedication ceremony of the newly revitalized Ascension Manor, a landmark affordable housing community in North Philadelphia that the Archdiocese has owned for the past four decades, which has undergone a complete modernization.

HUD’s New Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program to Bring $105 Million to PA

Glenside, PA - October 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Federal HEMAP is here - almost! HUD has announced their intention to begin taking applications from eligible homeowners for their new Emergency Homeowners Loan Program (EHLP) Program by the end of the year.

Fattah, HUD Dep. Secretary Sims Unveil Emergency Homeowners Loan Program

PHILADELPHIA, PA - October 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Important emergency mortgage relief for unemployed homeowners is on the way under a major new federal program authored by Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) and unveiled at a news conference Tuesday with Fattah and Deputy Secretary Ron Sims of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Former Venango County Housing Authority Director arrested for diverting nearly $180,000 of government funds...

HARRISBURG, PA - April 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The former director of the Venango County Housing Authority was arrested today by public corruption agents from the Attorney General's Office on charges that he illegally diverted nearly $180,000 of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds for his personal use.

Congressman Brady joins HUD Secretary at celebration of opening a new green public housing...

Philadelphia, PA - November 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- “The Philadelphia Housing Authority has shaped a model for green construction while also creating green jobs and breathing new life and opportunities for distressed communities,” said Congressman Brady (D., PA)

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.

Specter and Casey announce HUD to Award Philadelphia Housing Authority $13.9 million to “Green”...

Washington, D.C. - September 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Arlen Specter and Bob Casey today announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the Philadelphia Housing Authority $13,915,000 to complete a “green” public housing transformation to the Paschall Apartments.

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.

HUD to host neighborhood networks workshop in Philadelphia, July 15 – 17

WASHINGTON, DC - July 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will hold a Neighborhood Networks Regional Technical Assistance Workshop in Philadelphia on July 15 – 17. The event themed Neighborhood Networks: A Community Asset will feature Carol Galante, the new Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Multifamily Housing Programs at HUD who will speak during the opening ceremony.

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...

PA Delegation Urges HUD to Include PA Public Housing Authorities in Competition for $1...

Washington, D.C. - May 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, 16 members from the Pennsylvania delegation sent a letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of...

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.

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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,

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Governor Wolf Outlines How Restore Pennsylvania Will Benefit Municipalities

Building on his commitment to support Pennsylvania’s communities, Governor Tom Wolf spoke at the Pennsylvania Municipal League’s Capitol Conference to outline how Restore Pennsylvania will benefit municipalities and overhaul Pennsylvania’s infrastructure.