Funding Available for Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants

HUD ANNOUNCES $3.6 MILLION AVAILABLE TO HELP COMMUNITIES PLAN FOR NEXT GENERATION OF NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that $3.6 million in Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants will be awarded in fiscal year 2011 to assist in the…

HUD’s HOME Program Reaches One Million Mark

HUD’S HOME PROGRAM REACHES ONE MILLION MARK Owensboro, Kentucky home becomes milestone in landmark affordable housing program WASHINGTON – Twenty years ago, Senator Alan Cranston, Congressman Henry Gonzalez and housing advocates from across the country designed a new block grant program exclusively dedicated to producing…

HUD Awards $1 M to Promote Minority Contracting in New Orleans

WASHINGTON – U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan awarded the City of New Orleans $1,042,684 to create a training program to help minority-owned businesses compete for contracting opportunities in federal and state-funded disaster recovery programs. The grant is provided through HUD’s Community Development Block…