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Governor Culver announces $2.6 million in I-JOBS affordable housing awards

Grants support affordable housing in Akron, Cedar Rapids, Holstein and Woodbine. DES MOINES, IA - May 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Culver/Judge administration’s I-JOBS initiative continues to make an impact across Iowa, as Governor Chet Culver announced today that $2.6 million in I-JOBS affordable housing assistance funds have been allocated to five projects. The awards mark the final allocations of the $20 million available through the I-JOBS Affordable Housing Program, administered by the Iowa Finance Authority.

Governor Culver: $2.2 Million in I-JOBS Funds Supports Affordable Housing

DES MOINES, IA - April 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Chet Culver announced today that six affordable housing initiatives will receive a total of more than $2.2 million to preserve and construct affordable housing. The awards are made through the Affordable Housing Program, a part of the Culver/Judge Administration’s I-JOBS initiative. The Iowa Finance Authority administers the program.

Iowa Finance Authority awards $25,000 grant from State Housing Trust Fund to support affordable...

Des Moines, IA - April 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) Board of Directors recently approved a grant of $25,000 to the Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporation (NEICAC) to help advance affordable homeownership in Oelwein. The funding is made available through the State Housing Trust Fund’s Project-Based program. The program provides financing for the development of affordable single-family and multifamily housing units

Iowa Finance Authority Awards $100,000 from State Housing Trust Fund to Benefit Affordable Housing...

Des Moines, IA - March 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) Board of Directors recently approved two grants for a total of $100,000 to support affordable homeownership in Council Bluffs and Oakville. The funding is made available through the State Housing Trust Fund’s Project-Based Program. The program provides financing for the development of affordable single-family and multifamily housing units.

I-JOBS Drives Affordable Housing in Davenport and West Union

More than $200,000 in I-JOBS grants made to preserve and build affordable housing. DES MOINES, IA - January 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Chet Culver announced this week that two organizations will use I-JOBS funds to build and preserve 62 affordable housing projects in Davenport and West Union. The awards total more than $200,000 and are made through the Affordable Housing Assistance Grant Fund, a part of the Culver/Judge Administration’s I-JOBS initiative. The Iowa Finance Authority administers the program

Iowa Finance Authority awards more than $4 million in Local Housing Trust Fund grants

Local Housing Trust Fund grants will help preserve or create more than 1,600 affordable housing units. Des Moines, IA - November 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) Board of Directors recently approved a total of more than $4.3 million in grants to 20 Local Housing Trust Funds. The grants will aid in the development and preservation of more than 1,600 affordable housing units throughout the state. The awards were made through the State Housing Trust Fund’s Local Housing Trust Fund Program (LHTF).

Loebsack’s Statement on the Release of $150 Million for Flood-Damaged Home Buyouts

Washington, DC - November 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA) issued the following statement on the announcement that $150 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery Funds will be made available for the purchase of 1,352 homes damaged due to the floods of last year. In June, Congressman Loebsack spearheaded efforts that garnered $517 million in CDGB funds for Iowa, bringing the total CDBG funds allocated to Iowa to nearly $800 million.

Applications are being accepted for HOME Investment Partnership Program projects

Applications are being accepted for HOME Investment Partnership Program projects. September 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The National Affordable Housing Act of 1990 created the HOME Investments Partnership (HOME) Program. This federal program is designed to strengthen public-private partnerships and to expand the supply of decent, safe, sanitary, and affordable housing, with primary attention to rental housing, for very low income and low-income families. The City of Sioux City receives an annual federal entitlement of HOME funds to distribute locally.

Nearly $2.4 Million to Iowa from HUD

WASHINGTON, DC - September 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Chuck Grassley today said that Iowa will receive grants totaling $2,377,626 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The funding comes from the Community Development Block Grants program and the HOME program

Iowa Finance Authority Awards more than $84,000 from State Housing Trust Fund

State Grant Funds will Support Affordable Housing in Clinton, Boone, Fort Dodge and Volga. Des Moines, IA - September 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) --- The Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) Board of Directors recently approved a total of more than $84,000 in grants to four organizations from the State Housing Trust Fund’s Project-Based Program. The program helps finance the development of affordable single-family and multifamily housing units

More Than $1.1 Million in Loans and Grants to Southern Iowa Rural Water Association

WASHINGTON, DC - August 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Chuck Grassley today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Rural Development has awarded two loans and a grant totaling $1,156,000 to the Southern Iowa Rural Water Association in Creston through a competitive process in the Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant program.

HUD secretary announces disaster assistance for Iowa storm victims

WASHINGTON, DC - August 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to a storm-ravaged county in Iowa and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes following severe storms in July.

$241,000 in Loans and Grants to Iowa

WASHINGTON, DC - August 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Chuck Grassley today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Rural Development has awarded a loan of $141,000 and a grant totaling $100,000 to Truro through the Community Facility Loan and Grant Program.

Boswell Announces HUD Funds for West Des Moines

Washington, DC - August 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Leonard Boswell announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grants program has awarded the city of West Des Moines with a grant of $233,692 to primarily assist its low- and moderate-income residents with housing, and to improve their overall living environment

Iowa Finance Authority makes $50,000 grant that will assist first-time home buyers in Council...

Iowans to receive down payment assistance, home education from State Housing Trust Fund. Des Moines, IA - August 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) Board of Directors recently approved a $50,000 grant to Community Housing Investment Corporation (CHIC) of Council Bluffs. The award comes from IFA’s State Housing Trust Fund Project-Based Program that helps finance the development of affordable single-family and multifamily housing.

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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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EPA Awards $12.3 Million to State of Iowa for Critical Water...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 has awarded $12,326,000 to Iowa’s drinking water revolving loan program funds to help finance improvements to water projects that are essential to protecting public health and the environment