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Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Udall, Bennet: Senate Approves Funding to Help Jefferson County Fight Meth Trade, Provide Housing...

Omnibus Appropriations Bill Now Headed to President’s Desk. December 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, U.S. Senators for Colorado, today announced Senate approval of critical funding for Jefferson County to aid local efforts to fight methamphetamine use and provide housing for homeless veterans.

Congressman Salazar says banks "better start helping people keep their homes"

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today Congressman John Salazar voiced strong support for the Obama Administration’s recent demand that lending institutions step up efforts to help those fighting off foreclosure through the government’s “Making Home Affordable” program. Specifically, Congressman Salazar expressed his anger over reports that the banks have been evasive and unhelpful to constituents in Colorado’s Third Congressional District.

Govenor Ritter Announces New Way to Track Recovery Act Projects

October 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bill Ritter Jr. today announced the release of new reports that outline how funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act are being used in every county across Colorado. The 64 reports can be found at here and are the first of several new sources of data that will be released in the next few weeks to help Coloradans track Recovery Act dollars.

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.

Udall, Bennet Applaud $2 Million in Recovery Funds to Improve Health Information Technology in...

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless and Colorado Community Managed Care Awarded Grants to Boost Use of Electronic Health Records. Washington, D.C. - September 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, U.S. Senators for Colorado, applauded the announcement of $2 million for two health information technology initiatives in Colorado. The funds are part of $27.8 million in grants announced this week by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and provided through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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.

REGIONAL PROGRAM COORDINATORS BEING SOUGHT TO ADMINISTER HOMELESS PREVENTION AND RAPID RE-HOUSING PROGRAM

DENVER, CO - June 11, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — Organizations are being sought to serve as Regional Coordinators of the Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) administered by the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA). In cooperation with the State Housing Board and the Community and Interagency Council on Homelessness, Susan Kirkpatrick, Executive Director of DOLA, today announced the Request for Proposals (RFP) process has begun for HPRP. The program, established under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009, will provide assistance and services that will prevent homelessness by quickly re-housing and stabilizing families.

Gov. Ritter Signs Bills to Help Struggling Families

June 02, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Bill Ritter and more than a dozen state agencies, nonprofits and service providers today hosted an opportunity and help fair at the Capitol for working families struggling to survive the economic downturn.

Bennet Votes to Help Keep Struggling Colorado Families From Losing Their Homes

Senate Approves The Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009. Legislation Will Stem Tide of Home Foreclosures, Provide Relief to Struggling Homeowners and Hasten Housing Sector Recovery. Washington, DC - May 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today voted in favor of the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009, legislation that will help keep struggling Colorado families in their homes by providing more tools to homeowners and loan servicers to stem the tide of home foreclosures.

New $2.25 Million Investment by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to...

MacArthur Foundation Funding to Help Preserve and Create Affordable Rental Housing Near Rail Service and Bus Routes DENVER, CO - February 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The City of Denver and Enterprise Community Partners were named today to receive $2.25 million in funding by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to support affordable housing rental preservation for Denver families near mass transit.

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Polis statement on Obama Administration’s move to increase homeowner access to...

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) released the following statement on the Obama Administration’s announcement of new guidelines for families to install renewable energy and water conservation projects in their homes.

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