To kick start the 2015 Florida unclaimed property auction activities, the Department of Financial Services hosted a live two-hour phone bank yesterday at television studio WJXT in Jacksonville. During that time, viewers were encouraged to call in and check for unclaimed property accounts in their name. In less than 18 hours, more than 5,000 individual accounts were found in the Jacksonville area worth a combined total of more than $1 million.
Representative Gwen Graham spoke at the North Florida Homeless Veterans Stand Down event today, and announced the Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program, effective immediately.
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
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) announced nearly $2 million in federal grants from the Department...
Washington, D.C. - July 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- This week, Rep. Ted Deutch (FL-19) and Rep. Tom Rooney (FL-16) announced new legislation to strengthen federal efforts to end homelessness among America’s veterans.
WASHINGTON, DC - December 3, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A former residential sales manager at a Florida property management company pleaded guilty to wire fraud in connection with housing repair contracts for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Justice announced today.
Washington, DC - June 3, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Representative John L. Mica (FL-7th District) announced federal grants for the Housing Authority of Daytona Beach and the Housing Authority of Ormond Beach to aid in securing housing for homeless veterans.
March 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- “One of the major tragedies in our nation is homelessness among our veterans,” stated Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Sixth). “There are over 130,000 homeless veterans, and we have a duty to provide shelter and care, especially to those who are disabled and with special medical needs. The opening of the HONOR Center in Gainesville represents a major step forward in serving these veterans.”
WASHINGTON, DC - January 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced the award of a $53 million contract to a Florida firm to construct a new clinic in Cape Coral. The new building will replace a Fort Myers facility and expand diagnostic and treatment capacity for southwest Florida’s Veterans