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West Hartford, CT - November 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) CT REIA November 2011 Monthly Meeting Big Money Government Grant Programs For Real Estate Investors

Himes and DeLauro Announce $299,670 Grant To Provide Homeless Veterans Job Training

Washington, DC - August 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Representatives Jim Himes (CT-04) and Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-03) announced today that The Workplace, Inc., Southwestern Connecticut’s Regional Workforce Development Board, will be receiving a one year grant of $299,670 to provide local, homeless veterans with job training aimed at helping them succeed in civilian careers. The grant has the potential for up to three additional years based on funding availability.

DeLauro Announces $123,914 in Housing Grants for Derby and New Haven

Washington, DC - March 31, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) announced two Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants, totaling $123,914, for the towns of Derby and New Haven today. Part of the Housing Choice Voucher- Family Self Sufficiency Program, these funds will be used to support the development of local strategies to help families increase their income potential and become more self-sufficient.

DeLauro Announces $2,725,292 in Housing Grants for Third District

Washington, DC - January 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) announced several federal grants, totaling $2,725,292, for organizations in Connecticut’s 3rd District from the Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance program today.

CONNECTICUT Awarded $8.8 million

BOSTON, MA - December 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston announced that five Connecticut initiatives will receive more than $8.8 million in grants, loans, and interest-rate subsidies through its Affordable Housing Program. These funds will be used to finance 157 units of affordable rental and ownership housing for households earning at or below 80 percent of area median income

Duff Welcomes Funding for Mortgage Job Training Program

December 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A $1.3 million grant for the state’s Mortgage Crisis Job Training Program is expected to gain approval when the State Bond Commission meets later this week, news that state Senator Bob Duff (D-Norwalk), Senate chair of the General Assembly’s Banks Committee, welcomed today.

Crisco Hails State Grant to Secure Hamden’s Sablitz Property as Open Space

October 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Senator Joseph J. Crisco, Jr. (D-Woodbridge) today announced the release of state funding for acquisition of open space in Hamden. Senator Crsico said the preservation project qualifies through the state’s Recreation and Natural Heritage Trust program, administered by the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

Obama Administration Awards Additional $9.3 Million to Stabilize Connecticut Neighborhoods Hard-Hit by Foreclosure

WASHINGTON, DC - September 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded an additional $9,322,756 million in funding to Connecticut communities struggling to reverse the effects of the foreclosure crisis. The grants announced today represent a third round of funding through HUD’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) and will provide targeted emergency assistance to help local communities in Connecticut acquire, redevelop or demolish foreclosed properties. (See below for a complete list of Connecticut funding)

DeLauro Announces $1,041,579 Housing Grant for New Haven

New Haven, CT - September 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-3) announced today that the city of New Haven was selected to receive a grant of $1,041,579 through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program. Originally funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), these funds are part of an additional $1 billion that have been made available through the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

DeLauro Votes for Investments in Transportation, Housing Infrastructure Legislation will create new jobs, boost...

Washington, DC - July 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-3) voted for the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act for FY 2011 today, which will create an estimated 160,000 new jobs and increase investments in our roads, bridges and homes. This critical legislation will provide assistance to American families who have been hurt by the recession in recent years, as well as strengthening our economy by making key investments in improving our nation's infrastructure.

DeLauro Announces Over $9 Million in Housing Aid for 3rd District

Washington, DC - July 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) announced today the award of $9,089,530 in housing grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The funds, which include Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG), HOME program grants, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) grants, will go to Hamden, Stratford, West Haven, and New Haven, and are to be distributed as such

Himes, DeLauro Announce $300K Grant to WorkPlace, Inc. to Help At-Risk Vets Find Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC - July 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Representatives Jim Himes (CT-4) and Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) announced today that the WorkPlace, Inc. will receive a $300,000 grant to help give formerly incarcerated veterans a second chance to successfully transition in the civilian world. The program will specifically assist these at-risk veterans in their efforts to secure employment and avoid homelessness.

Murphy Helps Secure Federal Energy Efficiency Grant for Cheshire and Other Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- With the support of Congressman Chris Murphy (CT-5), the federal Department of Energy (DOE) has announced it is awarding a $4.1 million grant to the "Neighbor to Neighbor Energy Challenge," a consortium of 14 Connecticut communities and nine project partners, which includes Cheshire

Governor Rell: Connecticut Partnership to Receive Nearly $4.2 Million in Stimulus for Energy...

HARTFORD, CT - June 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor M. Jodi Rell announced today that a partnership led by the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund, a ratepayer fund to promote, develop and invest in clean energy sources, will receive $4.17 million in competitive federal stimulus funds for energy efficiency, conservation and renewable energy programs in Connecticut.

DeLauro Announces $720,000 in Housing Aid to New Haven

Washington, DC - May 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) announced today the award of a $720,000 grant to the Housing Authority of the City of New Haven to help public housing residents become more financially self-sufficient. The funds are part of almost $28 million awarded nationwide by the Department of Housing and Urban Development as part of the Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency (ROSS) program.

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MURPHY CRITICIZES CONTINUED NEGLIGENCE AND ABUSE AT HOMES FOR DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED;...

Following continued alarming reports of negligence and abuse at homes for developmentally disabled residents, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, committed to introduce legislation to address this issue. The second investigation released today by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services outlined issues in Massachusetts similar to those found in the OIG investigation into Connecticut, which was released on May 24, 2016

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Former Head on Enfield Community Development Corporation Charged with Stealing Government...

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, Patricia M. Ferrick, Special Agent in Charge of the New Haven Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Enfield Police Chief Carl Sferrazza today announced that DARRIN LAMORE, 47, of Enfield, has been charged by a federal criminal complaint with stealing government funds from the Enfield Community Development Corporation