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Reno, Nevada. - June 28, 2016 - (RealEstateRama) -- A special awards ceremony and luncheon will be held at Washoe County’s Bartley Ranch Regional...
Washoe County Regional Animal Services and Nevada Humane Society will offer the homeless of Washoe County free resources for their pets at Volunteers of America in Reno.
The following report highlights several important agenda items from the Washoe County Board of Commissioners meeting. Videos of County Commission meetings are replayed regularly on WCTV (Charter Ch. 193). You may also watch videos on-demand online
Project Homeless Connect is free to attend for those people who are homeless or at risk for becoming homeless. Attendees will be able to check-in from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 17. During last year’s event, about 400 volunteers helped about 3,000 homeless/at-risk people receive help with food, clothing, grooming, housing, transportation, job readiness, health care, mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, child care, veterans assistance and legal services. A comprehensive census conducted in January revealed more than 7,500 homeless people staying in shelters or on the streets.
A joint press conference by Volunteers of America (VOA) Northern Nevada, the City of Reno, and Washoe County will take place outside the Men’s Shelter on the Community Assistance Center (CAC) campus
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.
More than 50 representatives from local agencies and organizations working to end homelessness will visit selected area parks and neighborhoods early Wednesday and Thursday in an effort to connect the homeless in those areas with housing and other resources
Legislation introduced by Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) aimed at reducing veterans homelessness today passed the House of Representatives by voice vote. H.R. 1816, the Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Act of 2015, ends the flawed Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) policy of counting the aid and attendance benefit for low-income, disabled veterans as regular income
Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) today released the following statement applauding Senate passage of S. 178, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015. The Senate-passed bill included language originally introduced by Rep. Heck in the House as H.R. 468, the Enhancing Services for Runaway and Homeless Victims for Youth Trafficking Act of 2015, legislation that passed the House in January and provides increased support to runaway and homeless youth who are victims of human trafficking.
Washington DC - March 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today the Senate agreed to the Heller Dependents of Homeless Veterans Amendment by unanimous consent. This amendment ensures that children of homeless veterans are eligible to receive services provided at veterans’ homeless shelters and facilities funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- In keeping with the stated goals of the House of Representatives and the Obama Administration, Congressmen Joe Heck (NV-03) and Jim Renacci (OH-16) today introduced legislation to reduce homelessness among our nation's veterans by ensuring our most vulnerable veterans have access to the housing benefits they have earned. The Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Act exempts from consideration of income by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) any expenses related to a veteran’s aid and attendance benefits.
NVAR’s “Face of Foreclosure” report debunks threat of “shadow inventory,” suggests ways lawmakers can...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- After studying the foreclosure issue for nearly four years, the Nevada Association of REALTORS® (NVAR) released its latest “Face of Foreclosure” report today, offering recommendations for state lawmakers and discounting fears about a so-called “shadow inventory” of foreclosed homes
Las Vegas, NV - September 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Las Vegas Municipal Pool and Ward 5 Councilman Ricki Y. Barlow will host a Teen Luau for homeless teens Saturday, Sept. 15, from 2 to 5 p.m. The pool is located at 431 E. Bonanza Road.
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.
Las Vegas, NV - March 26, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ballen Group, a top team of Las Vegas Short Sale Specialists under the brokerage Keller Williams Realty Las Vegas has put together a comprehensive Las Vegas Short sale system for sellers. Homeowners who are facing Las Vegas foreclosure can request a Las Vegas Short Sale Agent, Henderson Short Sale Agent, or North Las Vegas Short Sale Specialist to consult with them about their needs.