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Congressman Salazar announces $215,842 in funding for affordable housing in Walsenburg

WASHINGTON, DC - June 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today U.S. Congressman Salazar announced that $215,842 has been allocated for the Walsenburg Housing Authority. The funding will be used to maintain and upgrade 129 public housing units in Huerfano County. The funding comes from the federal Housing and Urban Development’s Capital Fund program, which provides funds annually via a formula to approximately 3,200 public housing agencies across the country

Congressman Salazar announces $157,639 in funding for affordable housing in La Junta

WASHINGTON, DC - June 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today U.S. Congressman Salazar announced that $157,639 has been allocated for the La Junta and Otero County Housing Authority. The funding will be used to maintain and upgrade 86 public housing units in the region. The funding comes from the federal Housing and Urban Development’s Capital Fund program, which provides funds annually via a formula to approximately 3,200 public housing agencies across the country

Congressman Salazar announces $137,671 in funding for affordable housing in Delta

WASHINGTON, DC - June 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today U.S. Congressman Salazar announced that $137,671 has been allocated for the Delta Housing Authority. The funding will be used to maintain and upgrade 75 public housing units in Delta County. The funding comes from the federal Housing and Urban Development’s Capital Fund program, which provides funds annually via a formula to approximately 3,200 public housing agencies across the country.

Congressman Salazar announces $139,962 in federal funding to help homeless veterans in Grand Junction

WASHINGTON, DC - June 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Congressman John Salazar announced that $139,962 in federal funding has been appropriated to help homeless veterans in the Grand Junction area find housing. The funding was made available through the 2010 Omnibus Appropriations Act. Congressman Salazar serves on the House Appropriations Committee which oversees the distribution of federal appropriation funding. The $139,962 is going to the Grand Junction Housing Authority which has partnered with the Grand Junction VA Medical Center to provide rental assistance vouchers under a supportive housing program for homeless veterans

Congressman Salazar announces $2,721,000 in federal funding to help community members find affordable housing...

WASHINGTON, DC - June 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Congressman John Salazar announced $2,721,000 in federal funding to help moderate to very low income residents in the Pueblo area find housing. The funding comes in the form of two federal grants; one Community Development Block Grant for $1,799,904 and a HOME grant for $921,097. In 2009 Congressman Salazar was appointed to serve on the House Appropriations Committee which oversees the distribution of federal appropriation funding. The $2,721,000 is going to the Pueblo Department of Housing and Citizen Services

Congressman Salazar announces $240,000 in federal funding to help Pueblo residents secure housing

Providing low-income families, the elderly and handicapped individuals with decent, safe and affordable housing WASHINGTON, DC - May 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today U.S....

Congressman Salazar announces $90,000 in federal funding for six self-help build projects in Dolores

WASHINGTON, DC - May 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, U.S. Congressman John Salazar announced that Colorado Housing Inc. in Pagosa Springs has won an award of $90,000 from the Housing Assistance Council to support the building of six self-help, sweat equity homes in Dolores. The funding is part of Housing Assistance Council's HUD-funded Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP), which supports land acquisition or infrastructure development by nonprofit groups such as Colorado Housing Inc. that are operating self-help housing programs.

EPA awards Standing Rock Sioux $400K to revitalize Fort Yates properties

Denver, CO - April 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe $400,000 for projects to revitalize two historic properties in Fort Yates.

Press Release: Announces Grants for Nursing Home Projects

February 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bill Ritter today announced grants for projects aimed at improving nursing home residents’ quality of care and quality of life. HB 09-1196 provides $200,000 toward measures that will improve the quality of life for residents in Colorado nursing facilities.

Perlmutter Applauds More than $600,000 in Housing Counseling Grants for CO

Washington, DC - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) applauded the $617,774 that will come to the state of Colorado for housing counseling and training grants as announced by the US Dept of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Out of these grants, $98,258 will come to Aurora and Commerce City in the 7th Congressional District.

Bennet: Eagle to Receive $26,900 USDA Rural Development Grant to Preserve and Improve Housing...

Eagle Grant is part of $71,226 Awarded to Colorado Rural Communities. October 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, announced today that local efforts to repair local housing units for elderly residents will get a $26,900 boost from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Perlmutter Praises Grant for Homeless Veterans

Aurora, CO - October 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07), is pleased to announce the Aurora Comprehensive Community Mental Health Center is the recipient of a $46,706.00 grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help reduce homelessness among the veterans population in the Aurora community.

Congressman Salazar announces $599,935.00 in federal funding for new Adams State College housing program

“HOPE” focuses on new homeowners, disabled homeowners and the environment. WASHINGTON, DC - September 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Congressman John Salazar announced that a federal Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities (HSIAC) grant of $599,935.00 has been allocated for Adams State College. The college intends to use the grant to launch the Home Owner Preparedness, including all People, for one Environment (HOPE) program. HOPE is a community-based collaborative project designed to increase economic and housing affordability to youth, provide job training for people with disabilities and organize the community around environmental opportunities.

GOV. RITTER ANNOUNCES THREE RURAL PROJECTS TO RECEIVE RECOVERY ACT DOLLARS FOR CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE...

August 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bill Ritter announced funding for three projects in rural Colorado communities that will provide citizens with better access to cleaner water and essential medical services. Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-R) funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will pay for $2.8 million in work to improve wastewater systems in Boone and Red Cliff and assist with a medical facility expansion in Bent County.

Udall, Bennet: Economic Recovery Package to Deliver Additional $128 Million For Colorado’s Weatherization and...

Funds Will Go To Weatherize Homes, Create Jobs and Save Colorado Residents Hundreds of Dollars Each Year Off Their Utility Bills

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