Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Boswell announces $199,875 grant for homeless veteran job training in Des Moines

Washington, DC - June 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Leonard Boswell announced the Department of Labor has awarded Goodwill Industries of...

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

Boswell announces more than $2.74 million for homeless assistance programs in Iowa’s 3rd District

Washington, DC - December 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Leonard Boswell announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $2,745,287 in Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance (CoC) awards for Iowa’s 3rd District.

Iowa Finance Authority Awards $200,000 from State Housing Trust Fund

Des Moines, IA - December 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) Board of Directors recently approved a total of $200,000 in grants to four entities to support affordable housing and homeownership preservation from 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 Delegation Urges Disaster Relief Reform

Washington, DC - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Members of the Iowa Delegation urge disaster relief reform in a joint letter to Chairman John Olver of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD). The letter supports an amendment that will allow disaster stricken communities greater access and use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) disaster relief funds. The amendment, introduced by Senator Landrieu (D-LA) and co-sponsored by Senator Grassley and Senator Harkin, was added to the THUD Appropriations bill in the Senate, and would allow states and communities that received CDBG disaster funding to use that funding as a local match, share, or contribution toward federal projects.

Boswell Votes to Allocate More than $29 Million to Iowa in Energy and Water...

Washington, DC - October 1, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Leonard Boswell voted to secure $29,509,000 to fund flood prevention and management projects in Iowa when the House passed the Energy and Water Development Appropriations conference report.

LATHAM ANNOUNCES VA GRANT FOR IOWA VETERANS HOME

Washington, DC - April 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Iowa Congressman Tom Latham is pleased to announce that the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown will receive more than $29 million in federal funds for a building replacement project.

Preston Accepts $72 Million Iowa Disaster Recovery Plan

HUD long-term disaster funding to Iowa now tops $281 million WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve Preston today accepted a nearly $72...

Preston accepts $85 million Iowa disaster recovery plan

HUD funding to support housing, small business, and infrastructure programs WASHINGTON - September 24, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve...

Low-Income Housing Limits to Be Waived in Indiana and Iowa

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that it will waive certain limitations for the low-income housing tax credit in Indiana and Iowa...

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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