Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA SOUTHEAST RECIEVES $1,000,000 GRANT FROM U.S DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is proud to share that the U.S Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) has awarded the Volunteers of America Southeast (VOASE) a $1,000,000 grant to provide and facilitate stable housing for veterans and their families facing the specter of homelessness.

City of Atlanta Awarded $2.4 Million Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health...

The City of Atlanta announced today that the Atlanta Homeless Continuum of Care was awarded a three-year, $2.4 million Cooperative Agreement to Benefit Homeless Individuals (CABHI) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and Center for Mental Health Services (SAMHSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Mayor Kasim Reed and United Way of Greater Atlanta Announce Final Push to House...

Mayor Reed also called on the Atlanta community to support the #DayfortheBrave campaign, which raises funds for the Welcome Home Kit initiative. This initiative bundles donations for security deposits, utility deposits and home furnishings for veterans moving into their new apartments. The Welcome Home Kits consist of key items to successfully house veterans, such as landlord engagement assistance, housing navigation, and security and utility deposits, as well as furnishings to transform an empty apartment into a home.

ISAKSON CALLS ON VA TO BOLSTER PROGRAMS TO END, PREVENT VETERAN HOMELESSNESS

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, today called on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to strengthen its efforts to end veteran homelessness

Mayor Kasim Reed Announces Push to End Veterans Homelessness in the City of Atlanta...

Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that the City of Atlanta has made significant progress in its effort to move all homeless veterans into permanent supportive housing, putting the city on a path to meet President Obama’s goal of ending veteran homelessness across the country by 2015.

Rep. John Lewis Announces $700,000 Federal Grant to Assist Homeless Veterans

U.S. Representative John Lewis (D-Ga.) announced today that the 5th District was granted $700,000 in affordable housing funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta), one of the 12 district banks in the Federal Home Loan Bank System.

Rep. Johnson announces $3.2M to help homeless

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) today announced DeKalb County-area groups will receive more than $3.2 million from the Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) to fight homelessness.

Rep. Johnson announces $4.5M to help local homeless veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) today announced four Atlanta-based groups will receive more than $4.5 million from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to fight veterans’ homelessness.

Barrow Announces $660,000 Grant to Prevent Veterans’ Homelessness

U.S. Congressman John Barrow (GA-12) today announced that the Central Savannah River Area Economic Opportunity Authority, Inc. (CSRA EOA) will receive a $661,334 grant...

HUD AND OBAMA ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS HOST GEORGIA WHITE HOUSE FORUM ON HOUSING

WASHINGTON, DC - May 4, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) hosted a White House Forum on Housing to discuss programs and initiatives promoted by the Obama Administration that help responsible homeowners and struggling communities hit hardest by the housing crisis. The White House Housing Forum convened Georgia housing officials, regional and local leaders, housing and development alliances and community advocates in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building this afternoon for the discussion

Mortgage Assistance Event July 30-31

Washington, DC - July 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman David Scott invites you to attend the Help For Homeowners Community Event sponsored by the US Departments of Treasury and HUD.

DHS energy assistance program helps Georgians with their home heating bills

ATLANTA, GA - November 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- As the colder winter months approach, the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) will once again help Georgians struggling to keep up with the cost of heating their homes.

HUD charges Atlanta-area real estate agent and company with racial steering in the sale...

WASHINGTON - September 24, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has charged Rodney...

HUD AWARDS $300,000 FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN RURAL GEORGIA

$16.8 million in Rural Housing and Economic Development grants awarded nationwide HINESVILLE, GA - Housing and Urban Development Regional Director Bob Young today awarded $300,000...

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Mayor Kasim Reed Advances $380 Million in New Transportation Infrastructure Spending...

Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that the Atlanta City Council has voted 13 to 1 to approve a measure to put a special local option sales tax (TSPLOST) referendum on the November ballot to fund transportation related infrastructure projects throughout the City of Atlanta. The ballot referendum will ask Atlanta voters to authorize a 0.4 percent sales tax increase for a five-year period. The TSPLOST is projected to generate approximately $260 million, which will be leveraged to generate additional matching funds.

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HUD ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR GEORGIA STORM VICTIMS

U.S. Housing and Urban Development today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Georgia and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to Hurricane Irma.