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Diaz-Balart Secures First Federal Investment in Support of SMART Plan

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, today announced that Miami-Dade County was awarded a $9.5 million U.S. Department of Transportation BUILD grant

Rooney Supports HUD Grants for Hurricane Disaster Recovery

Congressman Thomas J. Rooney (R-FL) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s announcement it will send over $791 million to Florida to repair homes and buildings damaged by Hurricanes Irma and Matthew

Diaz-Balart, Rubio Applaud $13 Million TIGER Grant for Immokalee

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, released the following statements today after the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a TIGER grant of over $13 million to transform Immokalee’s infrastructure

Diaz-Balart Secures $616 Million in CDBG Recovery Funds for Florida

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement after the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released $615,922,000 to the state of Florida as part of the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery Program (CDBG-DR).

Lipinski Announces Federal Grant for Midway Airport

Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) has announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded Midway Airport a $246,250 grant to reconstruct runway lighting at the airport and improve safety.

Diaz-Balart Delivers Over $4 Million in Homeless Assistance Funding for Miami-Dade

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) today announced that Miami-Dade County would receive $4.092 million in Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Last year, Miami-Dade County lost over $5 million in funding for essential homeless programs in the county. HUD’s homeless assistance program has become increasingly competitive as HUD directs more funding to grantees that allocate resources to projects known to deliver better outcomes like permanent housing and rapid re-housing.

Diaz-Balart Statement on Passage of FY17 Funding Bill

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement after the passage of H.R. 244, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017.

U.S. Rep. Castor announces $2.5M Job-Plus grant for Tampa Housing Authority

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor announced that the Tampa Housing Authority and local partners received a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grant for $2.5 million to connect residents to education, training and jobs as part of the Jobs-Plus Initiative. The Tampa Housing Authority is one of only six recipients of the grant nationwide and the only Florida recipient. The Tampa Housing Authority will provide training in technical skills that is so important for landing a job.

Broward County Receives Grant of More than $8 Million to Assist Area’s Homeless Population

In support of goals and objectives in the County's "A Way Home" Plan to End Homelessness, the Broward County Homeless Initiative Partnership has been awarded grants of more than $8 million by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the 2015 HUD Homeless Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition

County Receives Grant of More than $6.8 Million to Assist Homeless

In support of goals and objectives in the County's "A Way Home" Plan to End Homelessness, the Broward County Homeless Initiative Partnership (HIP) has been awarded a grant of more than $6.8 million by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the 2015 HUD Homeless Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition. The award funds 17 renewal projects and a new Continuum of Care (CoC) planning grant. This brings the County's 2015 HUD CoC grant awards total to $8.5 million which is distributed through the CoC and directly managed by the County and community providers

Florida to Receive $15.4 Million for AmeriCorps Education Projects

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, announced new investments of $15.4 million to support AmeriCorps members who will increase student achievement, high school graduation rates, and career readiness in Florida.

Yoho Votes NO on TPA

Congressman Ted S.Yoho (R-FL-03) voted against granting Trade Promotion Authority (TPA/ “Fast Track”) to the Obama Administration. This bill would, grant the administration the authority to negotiate trade agreements subject to a number of requirements and objectives. Congressman Yoho gave the following statement

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Secures $400,000 EPA Revitalization Grant for the City of Opa-Locka

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) announced today that the City of Opa-Locka will receive revitalization grants totaling $400,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Opa-Locka is one of nine communities in Florida to receive a portion of more than $3.9 million in Brownfield grants. This investment will provide communities with funding necessary to assess, clean, and redevelop contaminated sites, which will boost local economies and leverage jobs while protecting public health and the environment

Rep. Grayson Announces Federal Grants for Organization Aiding Homeless Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Alan Grayson (FL-09) announced today that St. Cloud’s Transition House, Inc. has received two federal grants from The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The Transition House’s grants, which total $48,784, will help the community organization provide greater services for homeless veterans in Central Florida. The grants are a part of a national VA program to provide supportive housing and associated services to help homeless veterans achieve residential stability

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Joins Four South Florida Members of Congress for Major...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - September 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Imagine being able to leave your home in Boca Raton and go to a Miami Heat game by train. Imagine leaving work in downtown Fort Lauderdale and having a dinner meeting on Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach without getting into your car

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Joins Four South Florida Members of Congress for Major...

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - September 16, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Imagine being able to leave your home in Boca Raton and go to a Miami Heat game by train. Imagine leaving work in downtown Fort Lauderdale and having a dinner meeting on Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach without getting into your car

Lowe’s Donates $2 Million to Rebuilding Together

Washington, D.C.- September 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rebuilding Together today announced a $2 million donation from Lowe’s to support the national safe and healthy housing organization. Rebuilding Together will use the grant to complete critical home repairs for low-income families nationwide.

Frankel Welcomes Grants for South Florida Organizations Serving Homeless and At-Risk Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) welcomed news that the Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded grants to United Way of Broward in Fort Lauderdale and Faith, Hope, Love, Charity, Inc. (Stand Down House) in Palm Springs. Both of these community organizations serve homeless and at-risk veterans as well as their families in South Florida

CONGRESSWOMAN FREDERICA WILSON CONGRATULATES SOUTH FLORIDA AGENCIES RECEIVING CRITICAL FUNDING TO ASSIST HOMELESS VETERANS

MIAMI, FL - May 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) announced that the Miami-Dade County Department of Public Housing and Community Development and the Broward County Housing Authority will receive over $1.2 million in federal funding to provide housing and case management to 145 homeless veterans in South Florida.

Broward County Receives HUD Grant of More Than $8 Million to Assist Homeless Population

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Broward County Homeless Initiative Partnership has received a grant totaling more than $8 million to fund 17 local projects from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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