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Education & Training

Four Water Trails to Explore This Summer

If you’re looking to blaze a new trail this summer, consider hitting the water for something different. Iowa boasts a number of water trails, which offer a unique perspective on Iowa in summer.

Landlord and Property Manager Workshop

Sioux City, IA - April 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Sioux City Human Rights Commission will host a Landlord and Property Manager Workshop on Thursday, May 5, 2011 in the third floor conference room at the Long Lines Family recreation Center, 401 Gordon Drive. The workshop will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end by 5:00 p.m.

Human Right, Iowa Legal Aid, The Boys Club, and North Middle School Students Helping...

January 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Human Rights, Iowa Legal Aid, The Boys Club, and North Middle School Students Helping the Homeless. Human Rights VISTAs, Legal Aid, The Boys Club and North Middle School Students have all been hard at work gathering much needed items for the homeless in our community. All have devoted time to increase the awareness and advocacy of homeless by requesting donations of items which will be passed out during the annual Point in Time Count.

Iowa Finance Authority awards $44,000 from State Housing Trust Fund to support homeownership education

September 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Housing Trust Fund grant supports Iowa Home Owner Education Project (IHOEP) Des Moines, Iowa – The Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) Board of Directors recently approved a $44,000 grant to the Iowa Home Ownership Education Project (IHOEP) to support homeownership education efforts across the state. The funding is made available through the State Housing Trust Fund’s Project-Based program. The program provides financing for the development of affordable homeownership opportunities.

$437,084 to Iowa Workforce Development after CDS Layoffs

WASHINGTON, DC - September 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Chuck Grassley today said that the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $437,084 to Iowa Workforce Development through the National Emergency Grant program.

Boswell to Highlight Affordable Housing Project with HUD Deputy Secretary

July 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Leonard Boswell will join Department of Housing and Urban Development Deputy Secretary Ron Sims and Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie in highlighting how $4.3 million in Recovery Act Tax Credit Assistance Program funds are building 300 units of quality, affordable housing at the Homes of Oakridge housing development.

First Lady Mari Culver to Announce Iowa Rental Help Program Tomorrow

Unique federally funded program will provide Iowans with housing assistance. DES MOINES, IA - October 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- First Lady Mari Culver tomorrow will announce a new federally funded rental assistance program that can help Iowans who are struggling financially.

Governor Culver Announces Green Iowa Americorps Program To Help Rebuild A Greener Iowa

DES MOINES, IA - October 10, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Chet Culver announced today the launch of 56 AmeriCorps positions in the new “Green...

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HUD Secretary Donovan and Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller Unveil First...

WASHINGTON, DC - August 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced today the launch of the National Mortgage Servicing Settlement’s first public service announcement (PSA) television ad titled “Homeowner Help.” The PSA, which can be viewed at www.hud.gov and www.nationalmortgagesettlement.com, is designed to educate homeowners about the resources available to them through the mortgage servicing settlement.

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Eastern Iowa Businessman Sentenced to Prison for Failing to Pay Employment...

An Eastern Iowa businessman who failed to pay over employment taxes and violated the Clean Water Act by causing ethanol to be discharged into a tributary of the Maquoketa River, was sentenced today in federal court in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to 15 months in federal prison, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and Acting U.S. Attorney Sean R. Berry of the Northern District of Iowa