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Governor Culver: I-JOBS and ARRA Spur Housing Development Across Iowa

Awards will aid more than 1,200 units of affordable housing around Iowa. DES MOINES, IA - August 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Culver announced that affordable housing projects throughout the state have been awarded a total of more than $37 million to create or preserve 1,200 units of affordable housing. The awards were made through the Culver/Judge I-JOBS initiative and the federal American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors approved the awards at their meeting today

Congressman Dave Loebsack Announces $32.2 Million in Recovery Act Funds for Weatherization Assistance

Washington, DC - July 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, Congressman Dave Loebsack announces more than $32 million in weatherization assistance for Iowa. The funds are from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and will be used to weatherize more than 7,200 homes over the next three years.

More Than $47 Million to Iowa from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...

WASHINGTON, DC - June 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senator Chuck Grassley today said that Iowa will receive grants totaling $47,019,240 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The funding comes from the Community Development Block Grants program, the Emergency Shelter Grants program, the HOME program, and the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program.

MPSC Issues Request for Proposals for up to $5.5 million in Michigan Energy Efficiency...

February 16, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for up to $5.5 million...

Nearly $3 Million to Iowa from FEMA

WASHINGTON, DC - June 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senator Chuck Grassley said today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, has awarded funds totaling $2,933,792 to Iowa through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.

$2 million state grant for new Sioux City museum awarded

June 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Siouxland Heritage Foundation received word this afternoon that the Vision Iowa Board has awarded a $2 million dollar grant today for the Sioux City Public Museum’s new site in downtown Sioux City. The board voted unanimously to approve funding through the Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) grant program for the $13.8 million project.

Loebsack Announces Nearly $517 Million in Community Development Block Grant Funding for Iowa’s Rebuild...

Washington, DC - June 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, Iowa received an additional $516.7 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding. The total CDBG funding allocated to Iowa has been made available through the two 2008 Emergency Appropriations Acts which Congressman Dave Loebsack helped spearhead last fall in response to last summer’s flooding.

Congressman Loebsack Secures $1.6 Million in FEMA Grants for Flood-Damaged Homes

Washington, DC - June 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, Congressman Loebsack announced $1.6 million in FEMA funds from the Hazard Mitigation Program for Linn County. The acquisition will protect the community from future damages while reducing emergency response and evacuation costs. The properties include flood damaged residential properties along the Wapsipinicon and Cedar rivers in Linn County, Iowa.

$210,000 in Loan Guarantees and Grants to Glenn Miller Birthplace Society

WASHINGTON, DC - June 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senator Chuck Grassley today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Rural Development has awarded a loan guarantee of $120,000 and a grant of $90,000 to the Glenn Miller Birthplace Society in Clarinda through the Community Facility Guaranteed Loan and Grant Program.

Loebsack Secures $8.6 Million in FEMA Grants for Flood-Damaged Homes

Washington, DC - May 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Loebsack announces $8.6 million in FEMA funds from the Hazard Mitigation Program for Iowa City. These funds will be used to help Iowa City acquire 39 homes and one vacant lot affected by last year’s flood. This acquisition will protect the community from future damages while reducing emergency response and evacuation costs. The properties, which include 39 homes and one vacant lot, are located on Taft Speedway, Park Road, Normandy Drive, and Eastmoor Drive in the Parkview Terrace neighborhood.

More Than $8.4 Million in Loans and Grants to Iowa for Earth Day

WASHINGTON, DC - April 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senator Chuck Grassley today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Rural Development has awarded loans and grants totaling $8,449,700 to five Iowa communities through a competitive process in the Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant program.

Governor Culver Announces $10.1 Million In Federal Recovery Grants For Iowa’s Airports

DES MOINES, IA - March 31, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Chet Culver announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will allocate $10.1 million in federal funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to three Iowa airports in Iowa City, Sioux City, and Waterloo.

Donovan accepts $125 million Iowa Disaster Recovery Plan

State to fund housing and economic development in the wake of 2008 storms WASHINGTON - March 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today accepted a $125 million plan to support long-term disaster recovery in Iowa following last year's series of devastating storms and flooding.

$93,517 to Iowa for Housing

WASHINGTON - March 05, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senator Chuck Grassley announced today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded grants totaling $93,517 to the Des Moines Municipal Housing Agency and the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority through the Family Self Sufficiency Program.

GOVERNOR CULVER ANNOUNCES $2.4 MILLION AWARD FROM JOHN D. AND CATHERINE T. MACARTHUR FOUNDATION...

Iowa Finance Authority Granted Prestigious Funds to Preserve Affordable Housing for Families, Seniors, and Persons with Disabilities in Rural Iowa Communities

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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