Lt. Governor Brown Announces $11.8 Million in Grants for Nonprofit Housing Counselors Around Maryland
RIVERDALE, MD - February 21, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown today announced $11.8 million in grant awards that will be distributed over three years to members of the Maryland HOPE Counseling Network. The Network is a group of 39 nonprofit agencies statewide that provide assistance to individuals facing foreclosures, act as a resource to negotiate reasonable terms with mortgage servicers, and advise citizens on the best actions to take to save their homes. The Lt. Governor was joined by Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Secretary Raymond A. Skinner, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, housing counselors, and other state and local officials for the event
WASHINGTON, DC - July 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski (both D-MD) today lauded Environmental Protection Agency Administrator (EPA) Lisa Jackson’s announcement that four Maryland localities would receive technical assistance under the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s (NFWF) Local Government Green Infrastructure Initiative. The EPA, along with the Chesapeake Bay Program and the Chesapeake Bay Local Government Advisory Committee, will engage local communities to help meet Chesapeake Bay water quality targets.
SENATOR CARDIN JOINS HUD OFFICIALS IN ANNOUNCING $213,000 GRANT TO TRANSFORM CENTRAL WEST BALTIMORE...
Pedestal Gardens is one of 17 to receive first of HUD Choice Neighborhood Grants BALTIMORE, MD - March 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) today joined U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Administrator Jane C.W. Vincent, Assistant Secretary Sandra Henriquez andDeputy Assistant Secretary Carol Galante along withU.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings (MD-7) to announce that Baltimore will receive a $213,000 Planning Grant from HUD to transform Pedestal Gardens into a new viable and sustainable mixed-income neighborhood.
ANNAPOLIS, MD - January 31, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Martin O’Malley issued this statement today following an announcement by U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan awarding more than $44 million to 208 local homeless assistance programs in Maryland through HUD’s Continuum of Care program:
November 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD) today joined U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director Jack Tarburton and U.S. Congressman Roscoe Bartlett (MD-6) to announce that USDA Rural Development is providing grants for 13 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in Maryland under the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). The announcement was made at Sunnyside Farms, Inc., a major chicken-egg production facility in Carroll County. Sunnyside will receive a $220,500 grant from USDA for a solar system project.
Washington, DC - October 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Benjamin L. Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski (Both D-MD) today announced that the Maryland-National Park and Planning Commission, in partnership with the Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation and Economic Development Corporation, has been awarded $800,000 under the HUD Community Challenge Planning Grant Program. Funds will be used to plan for the expansion of the corridor around Prince George’s County’s four southern Metro Green Line stations. The goal is to attract new federal and spin-off office tenants and mixed-income housing, facilitated by an efficient and effective multimodal transportation system.
Leggett, Federal and State Housing Officials Highlight Acquisition and Rehabilitation of Vacant Foreclosed Homes;...
June 3, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- County Executive Isiah Leggett today joined County Council President Nancy Floreen, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Deputy Secretary Clarence Snuggs, and federal and local housing officials to tour a formerly vacant foreclosed property that is now available for rental through the Housing Opportunities Commission. The acquisition and renovation of this house, as well as 15 others in Germantown and Wheaton, is part of a $7.1 million effort made possible by funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Neighborhood Stabilization Program, the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s Neighborhood Conservation Initiative and a HUD Community Development Block Grant
Kratovil Praises Recovery Act Grant Providing Maryland Communities with Funds to Retrofit Buildings Making...
April 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Frank Kratovil applauded today’s announcement that Maryland has been awarded $20 million in Recovery Act funding to expand energy efficiency building retrofit programs.
WASHINGTON, DC - April 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Benjamin L. Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski (both D-MD) praised the selection of Maryland to receive $20 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to help Maryland families and businesses retrofit homes and businesses with clean energy and energy-efficiency technology that will help conserve energy and reduce costs.
ELLICOTT CITY, MD - March 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Howard County Housing will host the “Come Home to Howard County” Housing Fair on Saturday, April 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Long Reach High School, 6101 Old Dobbin Lane in Columbia. The event is free and open to the public.
Rural water project will benefit Kent County while facilities funding will go to fire houses in Cambridge, Parsonsburg, and Wicomico County Fire Police Association. Washington, DC - August 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Frank Kratovil and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that $1,231,000 will be made available in funding for both rural water projects and community facilities on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
“Maryland’s communities want to do the right thing by the environment, but they can’t do it on their own.”
Governor and Lt. Governor Applaud Support by MacArthur Foundation for Preservation of Affordable Housing for an Estimated 9,000 Families in Maryland
February 05, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Keep Montgomery County Beautiful (KMCB) is reviewing grant applications to fund beautification projects that help improve the appearance...
ANNAPOLIS, MD - October 28, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Martin O’Malley today announced nearly $26.7 million in homeland security grant funds for local...