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REP. TITUS ANNOUNCES $4.6 MILLION IN GRANTS TO FIGHT VETERAN HOMELESSNESS

Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District and member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs announced $4,650,743 in grants to fight veteran homelessness in Nevada.

Titus Announces Grant to Help Once-Incarcerated Veterans to Avoid Homelessness

Dina Titus, Representative of Nevada’s First Congressional District and a Member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, announced $1.5 million in grants have been awarded by the Department of Labor to assist once-incarcerated veterans who are considered “at risk” of experiencing homelessness. U.S. Vets, located in Nevada’s First Congressional District, has been awarded $110,000 and is one of seven organizations across the nation to receive the “Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program” grant.

Top five things you need to know about the Washoe County Board of Commissioners...

The following report highlights several important agenda items from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Videos of County Commission meetings are replayed regularly on WCTV (Charter Ch. 193). You may also watch videos-on-demand online.

USDA offers funds to assist very low income seniors with well repair

USDA’s 504 Home Repair program provides a grant of up to $7,500 for very low-income homeowners aged 62 and over to repair a well. USDA Loans at 1% are also available for very low-income homeowners, and there is no age eligibility requirement for the loan. If USDA's resources are not enough to cover the cost of well repair or replacement for eligible families, they can be supplemented with funds from the Nevada Housing Division's Low Income Housing Trust Fund, as noted on the attached flyer.

Coldwell Banker’s Michael Campbell Selected as Finalist for REALTOR® Magazine’s Good Neighbor Award

Torrance, CA - September 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Realtors® are the backbone of their communities, often supporting local causes large and small, and volunteering their time to help improve the communities in which they live and work. Such is the case for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Michael R. Campbell who has been selected as a finalist for REALTOR® Magazine’s 2012 Good Neighbor Awards by the National Association of Realtors® - an honor only 10 Realtors® received nationwide.

Berkley Announces $1.8 Million In Housing Aid For Homeless Southern Nevada Veterans

Washington, D.C. - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Shelley Berkley today announced that three organizations in Nevada will receive more than $1.8 million in federal grant funding through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to aid homeless Clark County veterans in need of housing.

U.S. Vets Awarded $230,000 Department of Labor Grant

Washington D.C. - August 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Shelley Berkley today announced that Nevada will receive nearly $230,000 in federal grant funding to provide homeless veterans with job training. The funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor to U.S. Vets in Southern Nevada

City Of Las Vegas To Use Federal Grants To Fund Homeless Services, Affordable Housing...

April 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The city of Las Vegas will use more than $6.8 in grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for affordable housing, community development and homeless assistance. The Las Vegas City Council at last week’s meeting approved plans for the grants to be used to fund at least 39 projects/programs including:

$20,995,000 in Recovery Act Grants to Stabilize Neighborhoods, Rebuild Economies in Nevada

WASHINGTON, DC - January 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced that HUD is awarding $20,995,000 in Recovery Act funding to the Housing Authority of the City of Reno in consortium with the City of Reno Credit Counseling Services and Nevada Rural Housing Authority with for-profit partners Reno Reality, Inc. and Charles Schwab Bank under HUD's Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).

$204,872 in Grants to Housing Authorities in Nevada to Help Public Housing Residents Obtain...

WASHINGTON, DC - January 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $204,872 to housing authorities in Reno, Las Vegas and Clark County to help public housing residents find jobs that lead them toward economic independence.

$5,289,989 in Homeless Grants Throughout Nevada

WASHINGTON, DC - December 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Obama Administration today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is renewing grant funding needed to keep twenty local homeless assistance programs throughout Nevada operating.

Secretary Donovan announces $144,676 in housing counseling grants to six housing counseling organizations in...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nevada families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $144,676 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Titus Announces $3.5 Million in Housing Funding For Nevada Through Recovery Act

Washington, D.C. - September 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Dina Titus announced today that Nevada is receiving more than $3.5 million for housing programs through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Clark County Receives $10 Million to Increase Energy Efficiency, Upgrade Public Housing, Create Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan awarded $500 million in competitive grants today that will allow public housing authorities across the U.S. to build or renovate affordable rental apartments and make existing public housing units more energy efficient.

Titus Announces $1.5 Million for Housing Program for Homeless Veterans

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s Third District announced today that the Clark County Housing Authority is receiving nearly $1.5 million to...

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Nevada Short Sale Information – FTC Cracks Down on Loan Modification...

Las Vegas, NV - January 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Effective January 31, 2011, The Federal Trade Commission has banned loan modification companies from charging up-front fees for negotiating modifications of residential mortgage loans. According to Eric Witksoki, Chief of the Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, and the state consumer advocate, “Money spent on mortgage modification consultants is a bad bet for consumers.” Additionally, Witkoski commented that spending money on loan modification is “worse than some of the odds at the casino tables.”

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SEIA Urges Energy Task Force to Build on Solar Innovation in...

Following is a statement from Tom Kimbis, interim president of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA): Along with its 1,000 member companies, SEIA applauds the leadership of Governor Sandoval in tackling tough issues head on by forming the New Energy Industry Task Force (NEITF). By making the right decisions when it meets for the final time next Tuesday, the task force can drive toward a better way of life for Nevadans using cutting-edge, disruptive technologies, like solar.