Grants

Himes Calls on Conn. Officials to Help Shoreline Homeowners

WASHINGTON, DC – February 4, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today called on the Connecticut Interagency Hazard Mitigation Committee to reconsider a controversial decision not to consider municipal grant requests for homeowners to elevate homes vulnerable to flooding in the community. The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program awards will instead be awarded to municipal infrastructure projects despite requests from municipal leaders to prioritize residents over projects. Individual homeowners believed funding would be available before the Committee announced its decision

Gerratana: State Investment Bringing Major Improvements to Affordable Housing to New Britain

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 25, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Senator Terry Gerratana joined Governor Dannel P. Malloy in announcing a predevelopment grant for Security Manor in New Britain. Security Manor is one of seven affordable housing facilities that will receive grants for architectural design, environmental studies, and other early-stage development costs

Himes, Blumenthal, Murphy Announce $137,000 in Grants to Help Homeless Veterans

Washington, DC – November 15, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) Chris Murphy (D-CT), and U.S. Representative Jim Himes (D-CT-4) announced that Applied Behavioral Rehabilitation Institute (ABRI) in Bridgeport secured a total of $137,410 in Special Needs Grants from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to renovate their transitional housing facility and purchase a new van. ABRI will receive $114,660 to improve the safety, security, and privacy of their 42-bedroom 665 Park Ave. home as well as $22,750 to purchase a van that will help in the outreach effort as well as transportation of homeless veterans

DeLauro, Esty Announce $2.84 Million in Federal Housing Grants for Waterbury

WASHINGTON, DC – September 25, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Connecticut Representatives Rosa DeLauro and Elizabeth Esty announced today that the City of Waterbury has been awarded $2,843,381 in federal grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The grants were awarded by the office of Community Planning and Development (CPD). DeLauro and Esty each represent a portion of Waterbury.

Quiet Corner Towns Awarded Affordable Housing Revitalization Grants

HARTFORD, CT – August 1, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Senate President Donald E. Williams, Jr. announced today that five towns in the Quiet Corner’s 29th Senate District have been awarded U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Small Cities Grants for affordable and senior housing, economic development and other local revitalization projects

Himes Announces $300K Grant for The WorkPlace, Inc.

WASHINGTON, DC – June 28, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) announced today a $299,670 grant for the WorkPlace, Inc. in Bridgeport. The funding will be used to provide homeless veterans with job training and other support services. This is the ninth consecutive year that the WorkPlace has received this grant

Second Grant Deed Scheme Banned from State

HARTFORD – June 26, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Continuing its success in pursuing property deed scams in Connecticut, the Department of Consumer Protection this week issued a Consent Order and Order to Cease and Desist to a second property deed scammer

West Haven Housing Authority Receives $117,274 Federal Grant to Address Veteran Homelessness

NEW HAVEN, CT – May 29, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) applauded the West Haven Housing Authority today for receiving a $117,274 federal grant to alleviate veteran homelessness. That money means 15 vouchers will be available to get veterans off the streets or out of shelters and into a permanent home.

Courtney, Finizio announce more than $2 million in federal grants to combat lead paint, other home hazards in New London

WASHINGTON, DC – May 24, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Joe Courtney and New London Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio today announced more than $2 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to combat lead paint and other home health hazards in New London. In all, the City of Norwich was awarded $1,829,956 in Lead Based Paint Hazard Control grant program funding and $191,000 in healthy homes supplemental funding. With the funding, the city will address lead hazards in 85 housing units providing safer homes for low and very low-income families with children. The city will also perform healthy homes assessments in 60 units.

Himes Announces $2.5 Million in Grants to Bridgeport for Lead Removal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 24, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) announced today two grants totaling $2,499,960 to the City of Bridgeport to remove lead-based paint and other hazards from 110 housing units. The funding, which includes $2,299,960 from the Lead Based Paint Hazard Control Grant program and $200,000 from the Healthy Homes Initiative, will be used to provide safer and healthier living environments for low- and very low-income families with children

DeLauro Applauds Grant for Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven

WASHINGTON, DC – February 26, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) today applauded the announcement that Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven, Inc. is being awarded a $92,275 grant from NeighborWorks America. The funds are being used to support Neighborhood Housing Service of New Haven’s mission of revitalizing New Haven’s neighborhoods

Himes, DeLauro Applaud HUD Grant for Grant Street Senior Apartments

WASHINGTON, DC – October 9, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Connecticut Representatives Jim Himes and Rosa DeLauro today applauded the U.S. Housing and Urban Development’s announcement that the Grant Street Senior Apartments will receive a $151,919 grant to help senior citizens and persons with disabilities receive health care, meals, and other critical supportive services. The grants are awarded through HUD’s Multifamily Housing Service Coordinator Program (MHSC).

The WorkPlace to Receive Nearly $1 Million to Help Homeless Veterans

WASHINGTON, DC – July 19, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Representatives Jim Himes (CT-4) and Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) along with Senator Richard Blumenthal announced a $938,360 grant today for The Workplace in Bridgeport. The funding will be used to improve housing stability for 300 veteran families in Southwest Connecticut. This includes helping them obtain VA and other benefits, case management related to housing, and other services as necessary

Himes, Lieberman, Blumenthal, DeLauro Announce Job Training and Housing Placement Grants for Veterans

Washington, DC – July 3, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT), Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) announced that the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded two grants to The WorkPlace, a Workforce Development Board in Bridgeport, Conn. The first grant for $299,670 was awarded under the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP), and the second grant for $150,000 was awarded under the Incarcerated Veterans’ Transition Program (IVTP)

DELAURO ON $4,523,659 IN HOUSING ASSISTANCE GRANT RENEWALS

New Haven, CT – December 22, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-3) applauded the renewal of $4,523,659 in funding for 23 Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance programs in Connecticut’s 3rd District today. The Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance program is intended to help provide community-based assistance to homeless individuals and to help address the underlying causes of homelessness such as physical, economic and social needs. Part of more than $1.4 billion awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) across the country today, the funds will help to ensure that these local housing and service programs will be able to continue operating in the next year.