Congresswoman Wilson Announces $1.9 Million in Veterans Homelessness Prevention Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) announced nearly $2 million in federal grants from the Department...

Lake County Launches GO GREEN GET GREEN Rebate Program

TAVARES, FL - July 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Lake County Board of County Commissioners launched today, the GO GREEN GET GREEN energy efficiency rebate program for Lake County small commercial business owners and residents. Participants who GO GREEN by installing energy efficient products can GET GREEN through the new rebate program funded by an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG).

Substantial Amendments Proposed for Affordable Housing Annual Action Plans

December 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- At the Jan. 5, 2011, Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners Regular meeting, the County will hold a public hearing to amend the 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2010-11 Affordable Housing Annual Action Plans. The Action Plans guide the County on how it will spend grant funds received from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development in the following grants

Two weeks remain to submit application for Lake County Energy Efficiency Retrofit Pilot Program

TAVARES, FL - September 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The deadline of Sept. 30 is fast approaching for Lake County homeowners and small business owners to submit applications for the County’s energy efficiency retrofit pilot program.

Lake County to select one home and one small commercial building for Energy Efficiency...

TAVARES, FL - September 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- As part of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program, Lake County is conducting a pilot program by selecting one home and one small commercial building to receive free energy efficiency retrofits (up to a $3,000 value) to show how small investments in energy efficiency reduce energy costs.

$3 Million in Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Florida

ATLANTA - April 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding eight communities in Florida with $3 million in brownfields grants to help revitalize former industrial and commercial sites, turning them from problem properties to productive community use. Brownfields are sites where expansion, redevelopment, or reuse may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. The communities in Florida receiving brownfields assessment grants include:

Florida Realtors Announces New Scholarship Program

ORLANDO, FL - February 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Do you have kids currently in college, or maybe one who is about to graduate high school? Are they interested in a possible real estate-related career? Then find out more about the Florida Association of Realtors® Education Foundation Inc., a new not-for-profit corporation established to provide real estate-related educational scholarships and grants. But act fast: The application deadline for this year’s program is March 15

US Department of Labor announces grant exceeding $1.6 million to assist workers in Florida...

WASHINGTON, DC - January 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a $1,661,173 grant to assist about 600 workers affected by layoffs at the Taylor, Bean and Whitaker Mortgage Corp. and its subsidiary companies in north/central Florida.

Florida Housing Receives Funding to Support Foreclosure Prevention Counseling Efforts Statewide

TALLAHASSEE, FL - November 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Florida Housing was recently awarded $1,805,370 to support foreclosure prevention counseling efforts in the State of Florida. The much-needed boost will bolster efforts to provide additional foreclosure counseling to area homeowners in danger of foreclosure.“Needless to say, we are very pleased to have been awarded these funds from NeighborWorks® America to expand and build upon the efforts to help those facing foreclosure in our state,” said Steve Auger, Florida Housing’s executive director. “Through the continued partnership with our sub-grantees, we will work diligently to assist as many homeowners as possible.”

Hastings Introduces Legislation to Address Chronic Homelessness Nationwide

Washington, DC - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-Miramar) introduced the Support for Ending Long-Term Homelessness Act of 2009. This bill will establish a grant program to provide permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless individuals and families that have needs not addressed by traditional affordable housing. The companion bill has been introduced in the Senate by Senator Richard Burr (R-NC). (Please find attached a copy of the bill.)

Attorney General Presents $700,000 in Grants Through Mortgage Foreclosure Defense Fund

TALLAHASSEE, FL - September 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Bill McCollum and the Florida Bar Foundation today awarded approximately $700,000 in grants to several South Florida non-profit organizations to fund free foreclosure legal defense work. A total of $4 million will be available statewide over two years to fund attorneys and paralegals who will provide free legal assistance to homeowners facing foreclosure. The grants were funded by the Attorney General’s settlement with Countrywide Financial last October.

Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen & Director Peter J. Horton laud $2.5 million FAA grant to sound...

Monroe County, FL - August 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a senior member of the Florida Congressional Delegation, and Peter J. Horton, Director of Airports at Key West International Airport, were both very pleased that the Federal Aviation Administration has authorized a $2.5 million grant to sound proof homes in Key West, Florida.

Attorney General Launches Multi-Million Dollar Grant Program for Foreclosure Defense Assistance

TALLAHASSEE, FL - July 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Bill McCollum and The Florida Bar Foundation today announced a new foreclosure defense assistance program, funded by money obtained by the Attorney General through a settlement with Countrywide Financial. A total of $4 million will be available over two years to fund additional lawyer and paralegal positions devoted to providing free assistance to homeowners facing foreclosures who cannot afford legal defense. Florida currently has the fourth highest rate of foreclosures in the nation

Meek Announces Over $17.5 Million for Rebate Program for Energy Efficient Appliances

WASHINGTON, DC - July 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Congressman Kendrick B. Meek today announced that Florida will receive up to $17,585,000 in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for its state rebate program for consumer purchases of energy efficient appliances. The program will specifically fund home appliances designated as ENERGY STAR qualified.

Martinez Announces more than $63 Million in Disaster Relief for Florida

WASHINGTON, DC - June 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – U.S. Senator Mel Martinez (R-FL) today announced that Florida will receive $63,606,850 for areas affected by natural disasters during 2008. The funds, provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, are for expenses related to disaster relief, long-term recovery, and restoration of infrastructure, housing, and economic revitalization in the state


The grant will help to preserve affordable housing for 5,000 families, seniors and people with disabilitie TALLAHASSEE, FL - February 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — At a press conference today, representatives from the Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing), the Florida Housing Coalition (FHC)


In two years, the My Safe Florida Home program reports retrofitting more than 26,000 homes and alerting Floridians to nearly $47 million in potential insurance discounts.

$2 Million Awarded to the Robert H. Jenkins, JR. Veterans’ Domiciliary Home in lake...

WASHINGTON - September 12, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Mel Martinez (R-FL) today announced the Robert H. Jenkins, Jr. Veterans facility in Lake...

Homeownership Pool (HOP) Program Announces $10 Million in Funding

strong>Tallahassee - Florida Housing announces the availability of $10 million dollars in Homeownership Pool (HOP) Program funding. This funding will be made available to eligible homebuyers...

Florida’s mitigation grants for homeowners to end soon

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The My Safe Florida Home (MSFH) program will achieve its goal of 35,000 grants to homeowners by the end of this...

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Colombia tops all Foreign Searches for Miami Real Estate

Colombia continues to lead all foreign countries searching for South Florida real estate, according to new data from the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI). The South American nation finished as the top international country using MIAMI’s search portal,, in May 2016. Colombia has now led the rankings for six consecutive months

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Buchanan Slams “Nightmarish” Conditions at VA Nursing Homes

Congressman Vern Buchanan today demanded answers from the Department of Veteran Affairs after reports of deplorable conditions and neglect at VA nursing homes across the nation.