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Mikulski, Senate Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Help End Veteran Homelessness

WASHINGTON, DC - January 28, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.),a member of the Senate Military Family Caucus, today announced that she has introduced legislation along with Senators Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Mark Begich (D-Alaska), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) to help end homelessness among our nation's veterans. The Check the Box for Homeless Veterans Act of 2013 offers taxpayers the opportunity to help keep those who have served our country off the streets by making a voluntary contribution on their annual federal income tax return to support programs that prevent and combat veteran homelessness.

CARDIN, MIKULSKI APPLAUD GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE GRANTS TO FOUR MARYLAND LOCALITIES

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.

SENATORS CARDIN, MIKULSKI ANNOUNCE $40,000 FOR HOUSING PRESERVATION IN GARRETT CO.

WASHINGTON, DC - October 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Benjamin L. Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski (both D-MD) today announced that the Garrett County Community Action Committee, Inc. (GCCAC) has been awarded a $40,189 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development grant to assist very-low and low-income homeowners. The $40,189 Housing Preservation Grant will be used to finance low interest or deferred loans to help low-income homeowners in Garrett County repair their homes and remove substandard conditions.

CARDIN, MIKULSKI ANNOUNCE $40 MILLION TO HELP MARYLAND HOMEOWNERS FACING FORECLOSURE

WASHINGTON, DC - October 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Benjamin L. Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski (both D-MD) today announced the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)’s Emergency Homeowners Loan Program (EHLP) will provide nearly $40 million to Maryland to help homeowners make payments.

CARDIN, MIKULSKI PRAISE SELECTION OF MARYLAND TO RECEIVE $20 MILLION FOR INVESTMENT IN ENERGY...

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.

Mikulski Announces Nearly $3 Million Conditional Loan Guarantee to Rehabilitate Affordable Housing Complexes in...

WASHINGTON, DC - December 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) announced today that Kent County Associates, L.P. in Kent County, Maryland, has been awarded a conditional $2.97 million loan to guarantee the rehabilitation and revitalization of affordable rental housing complexes in Fairlee and Rock Hill, Maryland. The conditional loan guarantee has been awarded through the USDA Rural Rental Housing Guaranteed Loan program.

Chairwoman Mikulski Puts Funds in the Federal Checkbook to Fight Mortgage Fraud

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS) Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced a critical step forward in putting funds in the federal checkbook to track down and prosecute perpetrators of mortgage fraud. The funds are included in the CJS Appropriations Bill, which was approved by a House-Senate Conference Committee as part of Congress’ Fiscal Year 2010 Consolidated Appropriations Bill.

Mikulski, Cardin Announce $9.88 Million from HUD for Energy Efficient Senior Housing in Hagerstown

WASHINGTON, DC - September 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Benjamin L. Cardin (both D-Md.), today announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding the Hagerstown Housing Authority $9,879,750 in a competitive Public Housing Capital Fund grant for construction of a “green” public housing project for seniors at the site of the former H.L. Mills Station in Hagerstown. This shovel-ready project will be a 60-unit, four-story, LEED Certified building. The energy efficient design calls for using geothermal energy for heating, Energy Star appliances and construction standards, and other techniques for water and energy conservation. Construction is expected to begin before the end of this year.

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Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $1 Million for Affordable Housing

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, Congressmen Elijah Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger and John Sarbanes (All D-Md.) have announced more than $1 million in affordable housing grants for Baltimore City and the region, including: $322,500 for the Neighborhood Housing Services