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New Bloomfield AmeriCorps Project Will Reduce Energy Costs and Provide Weatherization Services for Residents

This investment, which will reach two-thirds of all homes in Bloomfield, will lead to energy cost savings and a reduced carbon footprint for the city’s plan to be a net-zero electric community by 2030.

Iowa Environmental Protection Commission Gives the Green Light to a New Method of Funding...

DES MOINES - January 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- “Water Resource Restoration Sponsored Projects” will help cities, watershed organizations, landowners and others address local water quality problems. A total of $15 million will be available per year for watershed protection practices such as stream buffers, wetland restoration and green infrastructure

More Than $1 Million in Loans and Grants to Iowa from UDSA

WASHINGTON, DC - May 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Chuck Grassley today said that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Rural Development has awarded 12 loans totaling $565,963 and 12 grants totaling $521,526 to Iowa through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)

DAS, DPS BUILDING TO RECEIVE “GREEN” AWARD FROM U.S. GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL

Des Moines, IA - April 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Friday, April 23, 2010, the Iowa Department of Administrative Services and the Department of Public Safety will receive an award from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The DPS building is the only LEED certified building on the State of Iowa Capitol Complex. LEED stands for: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. The LEED Building Rating System is a voluntary, consensus based standard to support and certify successful green building design, construction and operations

Loebsack Wrote to President, Urging a Speedy Release of Funds for Iowa Families and...

Washington, DC - January 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA) announces $4,847,522 for home heating assistance to aid Iowa families and seniors who are struggling in the current economic crisis. Congressman Loebsack is an avid supporter of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), and urged President Obama to quickly release these funds.

Boswell Announces $4.8 million in Emergency Funding to Iowa for Energy Assistance for Low-Income...

Washington, DC - January 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Leonard Boswell announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has distributed $4,847,522 to Iowa for its Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) which helps families pay for home heating, cooling, and other energy costs

Obama Administration Announces More Than $16 Million for Energy Projects in Iowa

Funding Will Speed Adoption of Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies. Des Moines, IA - June 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced more than $16 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding to support energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in Iowa. Under DOE’s State Energy Program, states have proposed statewide plans that prioritize energy savings, create or retain jobs, increase the use of renewable energy, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This initiative is part of the Obama Administration’s national strategy to support job growth, while making a historic down payment on clean energy.

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.

LATHAM SECURES WIND ENERGY FUNDS FOR REVOLUTIONARY PRODUCTION PLANT PROJECT

March 02, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Iowa Congressman Tom Latham continued his steadfast support of renewable energy by securing $1.4 million in federal funds for an Iowa based revolutionary wind energy production plant project that explores new methods of storing wind energy.

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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MERCY LOAN FUND PARTNERS WITH CHESAPEAKE COMMUNITY ADVISORS AND TRINITY VILLAGE...

Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) today announced that it has provided a loan to Chesapeake Community Advisors (CCA) and Trinity Village Non Profit Housing Corp. (Trinity) for the acquisition of Cedar River Tower, an 85-home community for seniors with low incomes in Waterloo, Iowa.