|Homeless & Crisis Assistance|
July 19, 2012 Posted by RealEstateRama
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
March 30, 2012 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, DC – March 30, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Senators Joseph Lieberman and Richard Blumenthal and Congressman Jim Himes announced a $108,384 grant today that will assist homeless veterans in Bridgeport with permanent housing and support. The grant will provide 10 of Bridgeportâ€™s homeless veterans with housing vouchers, as well as clinical and supportive services through the West Haven VA Medical Center.
March 27, 2012 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
WASHINGTON, DC – March 27, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Chris Murphy today announced that the Waterbury Housing Authority will receive $257,629 for 40 vouchers to help the region’s homeless veteran population through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program (HUD-VASH)
August 17, 2011 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
Washington, DC – August 17, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Representatives Jim Himes (CT-04) and Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-03) announced today that The Workplace, Inc., Southwestern Connecticutâ€™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.
May 2, 2011 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
New Haven, CT – May 2, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-3) announced a grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to Columbus House, a non-profit based in New Haven that provides meals, housing, support programs, and job training services to the local homeless and disadvantaged population.
January 20, 2011 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
Washington, DC – January 20, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) announced several federal grants, totaling $2,725,292, for organizations in Connecticutâ€™s 3rd District from the Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance program today.
Obama Administration Awards Additional $9.3 Million to Stabilize Connecticut Neighborhoods Hard-Hit by Foreclosure
September 10, 2010 Posted by HUD
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 HUDâ€™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)
August 31, 2010 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
DANBURY, CT – August 31, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, Congressman Chris Murphy (CT-5) visited Vet House in Danbury for a tour and to announce that for the first time, Danbury is receiving 15 new federal housing vouchers dedicated to housing homeless veterans in the city. Currently, there are at least 1,000 homeless veterans in Connecticut on any given night, and in the 5th Congressional District, 10% of homeless adults have served in the military.
August 26, 2010 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
Bridgeport, CT – August 26, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — Nearly one in 12 homeowners in Connecticut in foreclosure or more than 90 days late on their mortgage payments, according to a recent report issued by the foreclosure-tracking firm RealtyTrac. Connecticut currently has the 20th highest foreclosure rate in the country, and the city of Bridgeport has the highest rate of any city in the state, with 98 new foreclosure actions initiated in July alone
July 7, 2010 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
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.
General Assembly Takes Action in Special Session to Help Neighborhoods and Homeowners Affected by Foreclosures
June 22, 2010 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
June 22, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — Senate President Donald E. Williams, Jr. (D-Brooklyn) says action taken today in special session by the General Assembly will help neighborhoods and homeowners in Connecticut cope with the effects of the mortgage foreclosure crisis.
June 2, 2010 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
Washington, DC – June 2, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-3) announced today that the Waterbury and West Haven Housing Authorities have been awarded HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) vouchers. The Waterbury Housing Authority will receive $188,526, and the West Haven Housing Authority will receive $196,470, part of $58,627,081 in housing support for homeless veterans being awarded nationwide
April 5, 2010 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
April 5, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that damage assessment teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in the field beginning Tuesday to examine the aftermath of severe flooding â€“ especially in southeastern Connecticut â€“ that followed heavy rainstorms last week. Additional teams will fan out Wednesday.
December 24, 2009 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
December 24, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) announced today that several agencies throughout Connecticut will receive a total of over $28.7 million to support local homeless assistance programs. The funds were awarded from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Developmentâ€™s Continuum of Care grant program.
Senate Majority Leader: Democrats’ Home Energy Assistance Web Page Can Help Families Save This Winter
November 16, 2009 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
Web site provides one-stop shop for families seeking help with heating expenses, furnace upgrades and home weatherization. Hartford, CT – November 16, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — State Senate Majority Leader Martin Looney (D-New Haven) announced today that the Senate Democrats have released an update to their home-heating assistance Web page to help provide Connecticut families with a convenient location on the Web for information on a wide variety of home-heating assistance programs.