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Housing Authorities
Some housing agencies in the ArkLaTex are facing uncertainty when it comes to their federal funding.
Social landlords across the UK battled to keep crucial services open during the national public sector strike over pension changes.
Front line housing staff should ‘patrol the streets’ to prevent future riots, according to the official report into the summer’s disturbances.
More than a fifth of UK properties contain a major hazard which could require immediate repair.
Housing offices across the UK are set to close or offer reduced services today as staff join around two million public sector workers who are striking over pensions.
The rising number of empty foreclosed homes is spurring a trend in marijuana grow-ups, figures show
SAN BERNARDINO and MURRIETA, Calif., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB), the largest provider of affordable housing in the County, and HelioPower, an integrated energy solutions company with over 2000 solar and clean energy...
Low Income Housing
The White House, along with the Department of House and Urban Development, introduced a new program Thursday that they claim will help low-income people and public housing residents.
NBC 26 has new information about plans to put mixed income housing in one Columbia County neighborhood.
A tough economy paired with the closing low income housing, like the Morton House, makes this winter even more of a challenge Homelessness is a struggle for many all year round, but as the weather starts to get colder, spending time outside becomes even tougher. While many centers and churches in the area provide a roof at night, it won't be enough for severe conditions during the day.
Residents upset about a low-income development under way in Martinez are planning to voice their concerns Tuesday at a Columbia County Commission meeting.
In a row of six townhouses on Blackberry Way in Lawrenceville, two are being renovated and the other four are still occupied two months after a 30-day lease termination notice. These four low-income households are teetering, hoping to fall into housing they can afford before they fall into magistrate's court. It's a gamble, hoping for mercy to last long enough.
This is the eighth in a series of articles on agencies that participate in the Midland County Continuum of Care.
No point in signing up for heating assistance this year. Employees with the agency that handles the money for Savannah-Chatham County said its already gone, and Thursday was supposed to...
Housing Authority
The son of embattled former Chelsea Housing Authority executive director Michael McLaughlin was fired today from his $60,000-a-year job on the state Board of Appeals, according to sources with firsthand knowledge.
De Mello Says New Director Is 'Status Quo' Follow Your Town News On The Courant's East Hartford Facebook Page In a letter sharply critical of the town council for its handling of the East Hartford Housing Authority's recent financial crisis, the former executive director calls for a larger investigation into the conduct of authority commissioners.
SALISBURY — The Rowan County Housing Authority will receive a $90,000 grant to help low-income families find employment and job training. Earlier this month, the agency announced that funding was approved for continuation of the Housing Choi ...
L’Observateur LAPLACE – The St. John the Baptist Parish Housing Authority Board of Commissioners on Monday gave its approval to a contract with an engineering firm to perform asbestos abatement and demolition at a housing unit in LaPlace that was destroyed by fire in 2008.
SAN BERNARDINO and MURRIETA, Calif., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB), the largest provider of affordable housing in the County, and HelioPower, an integrated energy solutions company with over 2000 solar and clean energy...
BY KENNYWALTER Staff Writer The Long Branch Housing Authority (LBHA) willmove ahead with two housing projects after receiving nearly $30 million in state funding. read more
According to a parliamentary question submitted by Anglu Farrugia, the Housing Authority declared a property as ‘haunted by the devil’ – “post imxajtan”.
Federal Housing Administration
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA)'s mortgage insurance fund is threatened by declining home prices and could require a taxpayer bailout, Congress members said at a hearing on Thursday, echoing an earlier report.
First it was the big banks with their failed "credit-default swap" schemes and subprime mortgage meltdown. Then it was federally-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac who sagged under the weight of risky home loans.
Under new guidelines, the F.H.A. would be able to back loans up to $729,750 in the nation’s most expensive real estate markets, including New York.
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The Obama administrations top housing official is finding himself in hot water on Capitol Hill amid mounting concerns that the Federal Housing Administration is on the verge of a taxpayer bailout.
The Bell administration recommended several changes to how the city’s neighborhoods department awards federally-funded housing rehabilitation contracts during a Toledo City Council hearing Wednesday, but emphasized the proposals don’t necessarily mean any wrongdoing has occurred.
Renting out REO properties would be a drop in the bucket - it wouldn't clear much of the housing inventory and wouldn't ease rising urban rents, but it would help shore up neighborhoods where housing prices took the biggest slide, and that makes it worthwhile. By Jed Kolko, ?s Chief Economist The Federal Housing Finance ...
Section 8 Housing
The city of Bowling Green’s Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program will begin accepting applications at 7:30 a.m. Dec. 7 in the Housing Division office at 1017 College St.
A group of low-income, elderly tenants in Oakland won the right to stay in their apartments at government-subsidized rent levels Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal by the owner, who wanted to replace...
Tuolumne and Calaveras counties are two of multiple central Sierra Nevada counties whose Section 8 housing programs will now be administered in Modesto. With the Central Sierra Planning Council closing its doors, the Stanislaus County Housing Authority will run the federal low-income housing voucher program for Tuolumne, Calaveras, Mariposa, Alpine and Amador counties.
The owner of Section 8 housing complexes in Monticello, Port Jervis and Warwick is pumping about $3 million into renovations to all apartments, the company announced Friday.
NORWAY, Maine — The Maine State Housing Authority will stop paying rent for 14 tenants living in Section 8 apartments owned by longtime local landlord Madeline Pratt. The state is severing its contract with Pratt on some apartments based on recent inspections that turned up safety violations in a number ...
GALVESTON Â Families will continue to receive federal housing help when DHAP-Ike converts to a housing choice voucher program.
Sandy Beach Homes, the newest residential rental complex in Saipan, will hold a special open house for Section 8 housing allowance voucher holders tomorrow, Nov. 19, from 8am to 12pm.
Affordable Housing
Town Council President Thomas Gentz has proposed an overhaul of the state's affordable housing law.
ROCKPORT — The town Planning Board's new "Master Plan for Downtown Rockport" aims to take new steps in tackling the issue of affordable housing, though the proposals in the plan are meant to stimulate discussion more than they are intended to be implemented directly, according to Planning Board Chairwoman Barbara Sparks.
With more than a third of Montgomery County homeowners and more than half of renters burdened by the cost of their housing, county officials are looking to expand affordable housing options.
ATLANTA -- Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta) announced today that it will award $4.9 million to assist in funding seven affordable housing developments in Alabama. The funding is part ...
SAN BERNARDINO and MURRIETA, Calif., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB), the largest provider of affordable housing in the County, and HelioPower, an integrated energy solutions company with over 2000 solar and clean energy...
A 100-unit residential community of cottage-style homes that opened Wednesday in Bay St. Louis will provide much-needed affordable housing in the area, officials said.
A 15-unit apartment rental complex for the McHanville area south of Ketchum was approved last week, making it the first of what county officials hope will be several affordable-housing projects in the area.
Senior Housing
Madison Alliance for Senior Tax Relief (MASTR), the group that surveyed seniors on their needs for age-appropriate housing, will sponsor a panel discussion on the prospects of building...
Though the overall housing market has not escaped the doldrums, the senior housing sector, driven by investment companies, has gone gangbusters since 2010.
DECATUR - The Decatur Housing Authority announced Wednesday that it will drop plans for a 66-unit development along West Mound Road in light of what director Julian Marsh called "political realities."
MASTR, the group that surveyed seniors on their needs for age appropriate housing, will sponsor a panel discussion on the prospects of building private sector senior housing in Madison...
BELLMAWR – Solar panels have been installed at Bellmawr Senior Housing through a $1,019,447 grant channeled through the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency.
CHANNAHON — Local developers Ron Moline and Gene Briscoe want to build a senior housing apartment in town, complete with a beauty shop, computer center, fitness center, library and a community facility with a serving kitchen.The village board supported the project recently, allowing the developers to move forward with funding applications. The apartments would be available to those 55 and older ...
The aging tower on Becher St. has been leveled as part of a $13 million redevelopment plan. In its place stands a new, modern, six-story complex called Becher Terrace, consisting of 80 apartments for low-income elderly residents. They already have started to move in.
Housing Assistance
Potential budget cuts could close the doors to many programs all across the state, including the Salvation Army's Housing and Essential Needs program, which helps people with disabilities and illnesses and need help with rent, utilities payments or getting essential goods.
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Lynda is in recovery and has seen some success in recent years. Her life was much different a few years ago. While in active addiction, Lynda made bad choices and has misdemeanors on her record. Since getting clean in June 2009, she has completed long-term in-patient treatment and has been on the right track.
State Rep. Al Landis, R-Dover, announced that the State Controlling Board approved the release of funding through the Homeless Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding to eligible local governments, nonprofit organizations, public housing authorities, and consortia of eligible applicants for housing assistance and services to prevent homelessness.
If state budget cuts go through, anyone needing housing assistance or help paying their bills could be out of luck.
The Lexington Housing Assistance Board (LexHAB) will conduct an eight-week survey of the Busa Farm property to evaluate the possible placement of as many as eight affordable housing units on the town-owned land on Lowell Street in East Lexington.
More Americans with disabilities will soon have access to housing assistance from the federal government, Obama administration officials say.
Housing Assistance
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Potential budget cuts could close the doors to many programs all across the state, including the Salvation Army's Housing and Essential Needs program, which helps people with disabilities and illnesses and need help with rent, utilities payments or getting essential goods.
BY KEN LITTLE STAFF WRITER Federal funds used for emergency housing assistance through Greeneville/Greene County Community Ministries, Inc. have run out, at least for the time being. Carmen Ricker, Community Ministries executive director, said the approximately $9,100 designated to help those facing eviction or a mortgage foreclosure was exhausted on Tuesday. More than 45 families and ...
Lynda is in recovery and has seen some success in recent years. Her life was much different a few years ago. While in active addiction, Lynda made bad choices and has misdemeanors on her record. Since getting clean in June 2009, she has completed long-term in-patient treatment and has been on the right track.
State Rep. Al Landis, R-Dover, announced that the State Controlling Board approved the release of funding through the Homeless Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding to eligible local governments, nonprofit organizations, public housing authorities, and consortia of eligible applicants for housing assistance and services to prevent homelessness.
If state budget cuts go through, anyone needing housing assistance or help paying their bills could be out of luck.
BASTROP COUNTY, Texas -- People left homeless by the Labor Day Bastrop wildfires have another month to stay in their federally-funded hotel or motel. FEMA says it's Transitional Sheltering Assistance Program will end Dec. 9. The agency is working with survivors and their families to move them into more permanent housing solutions, including apartments and manufactured homes. Since Sept. 9th ...
The Lexington Housing Assistance Board (LexHAB) will conduct an eight-week survey of the Busa Farm property to evaluate the possible placement of as many as eight affordable housing units on the town-owned land on Lowell Street in East Lexington.
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