Reps. Huffman, Thompson Announce $1.5 Million Grant For North Bay Water Recycling Infrastructure

WASHINGTON D.C. - May 20, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Reps. Jared Huffman (CA-2) and Mike Thompson (CA-5) today announced a $1.5 million WaterSMART grant to the North Bay Water Reuse Authority for its North Bay Water Reuse Program. This funding will help provide recycled water for agricultural, environmental, industrial, and landscape uses throughout Marin, Sonoma, and Napa counties


WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 20, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) introduced the Guarantee Housing for Terminally Ill Veterans Act, legislation intended to improve the Specially Adapted Housing Grants program.

Dr. Ruiz Announces $1,500,000 in Grants to Restore Infrastructure Damaged by Wildfire

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) announced $1,500,000 in funding for the repair or reconstruction of Federal-aid highways and roads that have suffered serious damage as a result of wildfires in Riverside County. This grant comes after Dr. Ruiz and other federal lawmakers sought a formal disaster declaration making the State eligible for the funds.

Capps Announces $1.4 million Grant for Peoples’ Self-Help Housing

San Luis Obispo - October 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) announced that Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Corporation in San Luis Obispo received a U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development grant for $1.4 million.

San Diego Center for Civic Engagement and U.S. EPA Award $45,000 in Grants for...

LOS ANGELES, CA - September 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The San Diego Center for Civic Engagement’s Opening the Outdoors initiative and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) U.S.-Mexico Border 2020 Program this month awarded $45,000 to the nonprofit group 4Walls International for the construction of a bi-national park space that will use trash pulled from the Tijuana River Valley and tributary canyons as building materials.

Rep. Honda Announces $2.8 Million in Silicon Valley VA Grants

Washington, D.C. - July 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- This morning, Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) announced the awarding of $2.8 million in grants from the Department of Veterans Affairs to aid homeless and at-risk veterans and their families in Silicon Valley. The funding will be spread across three organizations in the region – the Emergency Housing Consortium of Santa Clara County, Goodwill Industries of Santa Clara County, and Abode Services in Fremont.


Washington, DC - July 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-05) today announced a $238,000 federal grant that will provide Sonoma County veterans with job training, job placement, housing and other services. The grant, provided through the Department of Labor (DOL), will be awarded to Vietnam Veterans of California, Inc. in Santa Rosa. The grants were awarded through the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP)


LOS ANGELES, CA - June 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Los Angeles County Chief Deputy Assessor Santos H. Kreimann today announced the completion of the decline-in-value review of properties in Los Angeles County.

Rep. Miller Applauds Federal Grants to Promote Affordable Housing in Richmond

WASHINGTON, DC - April 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Community Housing Development Corporation (CHDC) of North Richmond will receive $145,720 in federal grants to promote affordable housing and bolster foreclosure counseling, U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-Contra Costa) announced today.

Congresswoman Waters Urges Appropriators to Boost Funding for Community Development Block Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, joined by Representative Michael E. Capuano and 65 of their Democratic House colleagues, has released a letter to key Members of the House Committee on Appropriations urging adequate funding for critical community development and housing programs in the Fiscal Year 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations bill

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces $9.4 Million in California Homeowner Assistance Grants

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - April 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced California’s National Mortgage Settlement Grant Program has...

Costa Announces More Than $5.3 Million to Combat Valley Homelessness

Washington, DC - March 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Jim Costa announced more than $5.3 million has been awarded to Fresno and Madera County organizations from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The funds were made available through the Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance competitive grant program. HUD recently released a report showing that nearly 4,500 homeless persons including more than 600 homeless veterans in Fresno and Madera Counties

CBIA Sponsored 24-Month Map Extension Bill Introduced

January 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Earlier this week, Raul Bocanegra (R-Pacoima) introduced a measure that will save CBIA's members millions of dollars and ensure projects critical to the state's housing and economic recovery move forward.

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Homeowner Assistance Grant Program

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - November 22, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced a $10.4 million grant program for organizations that provide housing counseling and legal services to homeowners. The grant funds were secured through the National Mortgage Settlement with the goal of providing assistance to homeowners impacted by California's foreclosure crisis.

Linda Sánchez Announces Almost $2 Million in Grants to Help Homeless Veterans

Washington, DC - July 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) today announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is awarding a total of $1.95 million to two local non-profit organizations to help more than 700 at-risk veterans and their families. The VA is awarding $1 million to the Salvation Army of California and $950,000 to People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) through a federal program to prevent and end veteran homelessness. Both organizations serve the 39th Congressional District.

Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces $2.3 Million in Homeless Veteran Prevention Grants

WASHINGTON, DC - July 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Laura Richardson announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded more than $2.3 million in homeless prevention grants to non-profit community agencies in Long Beach and Los Angeles as part of its expanding Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.

Reps. Zoe Lofgren, Anna G. Eshoo & Mike Honda Announce Over $400,000 in Assistance...

Washington, D.C. - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose), Anna G. Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) and Mike Honda (D-Campbell) announced today that Goodwill Industries of Santa Clara County, Inc., has been awarded a $419,948.00 grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for housing programs assisting homeless veterans. The grant, which will help support fifty-two participating households, is part of the Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) program improving housing stability for very low-income veterans and their families

Eshoo Announces $1.2 Million in Funding for Veteran Housing Assistance Programs in San Mateo...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) announced today that Goodwill Industries in Santa Clara County and Shelter Network of San Mateo County together were awarded $1.2 million in funding from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for housing programs assisting homeless veterans. The grants were awarded under the VA's Supportive Services for Veterans Families program.

Hahn Announces Grants to Prevent Homelessness Among Veterans

San Pedro, CA - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- This morning, Congresswoman Janice Hahn announced $1.95 million in grants to local organizations fighting to prevent homelessness among our veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs grants were made as part of their Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. The People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) and the Salvation Army received renewal grants to continue their programs that serve more than 700 households throughout Los Angeles.

Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces Grant Award to Salvation Army to Help Homeless Veterans in...

Long Beach, CA - July 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Laura Richardson announced that the Salvation Army has been awarded a $300,000 grant...

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Bringing to a close several years of litigation, John Duarte and Duarte Nursery Inc. have agreed to pay a large civil penalty and preserve and restore creeks, streams, and wetlands to resolve violations of the Clean Water Act on property located in Tehama County, California, the Justice Department announced today.

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Lofgren announces federal funding for zero-emissions buses at Mineta Airport

A new, nearly $3.2 million federal grant was awarded to the Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport to purchase six zero-emissions shuttle buses and associated charging infrastructure, announced U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) today